We would like to invite you to Controversies in GI Motility and Functional GI Disease: A Team Based Approach, which will be held on October 1, 2011 at the Richard B. Simches Research Center at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA.

Controversies in GI Motility and Functional GI Disease

Date: 10/01/2011 - 10/01/2011
Time: 7:45 am - 4:30 pm
Location: Richard B. Simches Research Center, MGH, Boston

Description:
This intense one day course is comprised of two parts. It will consist of four morning didactic sessions: Esophageal, Gastroduodenal, Colonic and Pediatric. They will be presented in a case based format with an expert team approach and active audience participation. The morning session will emphasize controversies and evidence-based management. The afternoon session will consists of nine practical sessions reviewing diagnostic testing, with participants choosing four sessions to attend. A comprehensive syllabus will be provided.

Agenda:

Controversies in GI Motility and Functional GI Disease: A Team Based ApproachGI Motility and Functional Disorders are extremely common and can be a challenging part of primary and subspecialty care. New diagnostic techniques and therapies are being developed; however, their roles are evolving. Controversies in management exist but evidence and expert commentary can help the clinician develop more effective approaches to these problems.

This intense one day course is comprised of two parts. It will consist of four morning didactic sessions: Esophageal, Gastroduodenal, Colonic and Pediatric. They will be presented in a case based format with an expert team approach and active audience participation. The morning session will emphasize controversies and evidence-based management. The afternoon session will consists of nine practical sessions reviewing diagnostic testing, with participants choosing four sessions to attend. A comprehensive syllabus will be provided.
OBJECTIVES

    Evaluate, treat and manage adult and pediatric patients with esophageal, gastric and colonic motility and functional diseases making appropriate use of current and emerging diagnostic testing and therapies.
    Review basic and advanced diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for GI motility disorders in a hands-on format to gain experience which can be incorporated into clinical practice.

For more course information or to register online, please visit: www.cme.hms.harvard.edu/courses/gimotility.


Preregistration required? yes

Registration closed?
no