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Highlights from Customers:

Evaluation and Management of Constipation by David Levinthal, MD, PhD

“This is a common complaint in clinic. Typically use OTC methods that are effective, but very interesting hearing about the newer options.”


Behavioral Therapy for IBD and Functional GI Disorders by Megan Riehl, PsyD

“All new information to me, well presented.”


Management of End-Stage Liver Disease by Norman L. Sussman, MD

“Dr. Sussman is one of the best hepatology lecturers!”



GI DisordersGI Disorders CME Topics and Learning Objectives:


Problems in GI Motility
• Apply an evidence-based approach to the treatment of children with constipation.
• Choose appropriate diagnostic tests for patients with chronic constipation.
• Select diagnostic tests for patients with suspected esophageal motility disorders.
• Use novel procedures and medications to diagnose and manage gastroparesis and small-bowel motility disorders.
• Recognize the characteristics of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and differentiate it from other conditions that can mimic GERD.
• Diagnose and treat cyclic vomiting syndrome and rumination syndrome.
• Summarize options for managing achalasia or esophagogastric junction outflow obstruction.
• Explain how long-term use of opioid drugs leads to bowel dysfunction.
• Recognize ways in which psychosocial stress contributes to narcotic bowel syndrome.
• Select psychological and pharmacologic therapies for patients with opioid withdrawal and pain associated with narcotic bowel syndrome.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
• Describe the benefits and potential side effects of therapies for inflammatory bowel disease.
• Recommend behavioral therapy as part of multidisciplinary care for patients with inflammatory bowel disease and functional gastrointestinal disorders.
• Incorporate evidence-based nonmedical approaches into the management of patients with irritable bowel syndrome.
• Identify causes of and risk factors for development of irritable bowel syndrome.
• Consider the benefits and pitfalls of testing for celiac disease and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth in patients with symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome.
• Summarize possible pathophysiologic mechanisms for irritable bowel syndrome.
Hepatitis
• Classify the stage of disease in a patient with chronic hepatitis B and manage hepatitis B in a pregnant woman.
• Perform screening tests to identify individuals who can benefit from HBV immunization, individuals exposed to HBV, and individuals with chronic HBV infection.
• Recognize patients with hepatitis B who should be considered for treatment.
• Screen for and diagnose hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection.
• Use appropriate scoring systems and tests to stage chronic HCV infection.
• Use evidence-based guidelines to select appropriate treatment for patients with HCV.
• Choose among common regimens employing direct-acting antiviral agents for treatment of hepatitis C.
• List risk factors for autoimmune hepatitis.
• Identify patients with autoimmune hepatitis who need pharmacologic treatment or liver transplantation.
Other Liver Disease
• Evaluate a patient with suspected ischemic liver injury.
• List the expected changes in liver function during pregnancy and assess more concerning symptoms.
• Manage a patient with intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy.
• Choose the appropriate tests to diagnose major autoimmune diseases of the liver.
• Recognize the presentation and progression of chronic liver disease.
• Differentiate acute-on-chronic liver disease from acute liver failure and acute decompensation of chronic liver disease.
• Select appropriate treatments for portal hypertension based on severity, cardiac output, and comorbidities.
• Compare and contrast methods for the management of variceal bleeding in patients with cirrhosis.
• Weigh the risks and benefits of immunosuppressive therapy in patients with both inflammatory bowel disease and liver disease.
• Prescribe treatment regimens for inflammatory bowel disease in patients with viral hepatitis, cirrhosis, and liver transplantation.
Non-alcoholic Steatohepatitis
• Recommend weight loss and exercise to manage nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.
• List risk factors for Clostridium difficile disease.
• Select appropriate tests for the diagnosis of Clostridium difficile disease.
• List the benefits of Mediterranean diet and physical activity for patients with nonalcoholic steatohepatitis.
• Prescribe appropriate antibiotics for Clostridium difficile infection, based on severity of disease.
• Discuss the role of fecal microbiota transplantation for the treatment of recurrent Clostridium difficile infection and other diseases.
• Formulate treatment plans for severe and recurrent Clostridium difficile disease.


  • This is a digital only product — that means access from anywhere, anytime and no risk of delays.
  • Most CME credits in this product will be current for over 2 years, longevity varies by lecture.
  • Includes CME credit tracking and CME certification.

These lectures are for general CME/CE use, and do not necessarily meet your state’s and/or institution’s specific CME/CE requirements for patient safety, risk management, opioid prescribing, etc. Check your individual state and institution to verify continuing education requirements related to licensure and certification.


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