Advances in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition 2018

Advances in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition 2018

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In support of improving patient care, Boston Children's Hospital is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for the healthcare team.

Physician

Boston Children's Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.

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Nurse

Boston Children's Hospital designates this activity for 12.00 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC ABP

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 12 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

MOC ABIM

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 12 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

About

Pediatric Gastroenterology is a broad and dynamic field with a rapidly-growing knowledge base. There are very few post-graduate courses that offer a comprehensive educational program in this specialty. This enduring material is designed for practicing physicians, nurse practitioners and fellowship trainees in the fields of pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, nutrition, and endoscopy who wish to update their medical knowledge, improve their clinical practice, or prepare for new or repeat credentialing.

Instructional Time

12 hours

Target Audience

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Students/Trainees

Expiration Dates

  • Released: October 26, 2018
  • Reviewed: October 26, 2018
  • Expires: April 26, 2019

Course Format

Self-paced, using text and video, with post-test assessments. Requires 80% or higher score to earn CME credit. Online course assessment. Requires Safari (v6 or higher), Chrome (v38 or higher), Internet Explorer (v11 or higher), or Firefox (v23 or higher).

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Learning Objectives

  • Apply published guidelines for the evaluation of neonatal cholestasis and management of pediatric hepatitis C to their clinical practice.
  • Perform targeted evaluations of children who present with abnormal biochemical liver tests.
  • Manage atypical and mild forms of childhood IBD as well as avoidant-restrictive food intake disorder.
  • Manage children with IBD who are undergoing surgery and including therapeutic drug monitoring in pediatric IBD care.
  • Apply updated knowledge in celiac disease, fecal microbial transplantation and environmental enteric dysfunction to clinical practice.
  • Manage GI polyposis and colorectal cancer syndromes in pediatric patients.
  • Evaluate the role of esophageal capsule endoscopy in the assessment of varices in pediatric portal hypertension.
  • Manage ingested foreign bodies endoscopically.
  • Utilize surgical options for intractable constipation and short bowel syndrome.

Authors/Course Directors

Maureen M. Jonas, MD

Victor Fox, MD

Authors

Elana M. Bern, MD, MPH

Athos Bousvaros, MD, MPH

Alexandra Carey, MD

Belinda Dickie, MD, PhD

Christopher P. Duggan, MD, MPH

Rima Fawaz, MD

Joseph Feuerstein, MD

Douglas Fishman, MD

Tom Jaksic, MD, PhD

Stacy Kahn, MD

Christine K. Lee, MD

Anita Pai, MD

Rachel Rosen, MD, MPH

Paul Rufo, MD, MMSc

Miguel Saps, MDy

Jocelyn Silvester, MD, PhD

Jill Zalieckas, MD, MPH

Lori Zimmerman, MD

Disclosures

In accordance with the disclosure policy of Boston Children's Hospital and the standards set forth by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, course planners, speakers and content reviewers list below any relevant relationships they or their spouse/partner have to companies producing, marketing, re-selling or distributing health care goods or services consumed by or used on patients.

Instructor Disclosures

No disclosures to report:

Alana Bern, MD, MPH; Victor Fox, MD; Christine Lee, MD; Alexandra Carey, MD; Belinda Dickie, MD, MPH; Rima Fawaz, MD; Joseph Feuerstein, MD; Tom Jaksic, MD; Jill Zalieckas, MD, MPH; Lori, Zimmerman, MD

Nurse Planner

Jennifer Lawlor, RN

Course Coordinator

Regina Paltis

Peer Reviewer

Alan Leichtner, MD

Accreditation Reviewer

Lesley Niccolini

Greg Durkin

The following planners, speakers, and content reviewers, on behalf of themselves and their spouse or partner, have reported relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on patients:

Susanah Huh, MD, MPH; Miguel Saps, MD; Athos Bousvaros, MD, MPH; Douglas Fishman, MD; Stacy Kahn, MD; Anita Pai, MD; Rachel Rosen, MD, MPH; Maureen Jonas, MD; Christopher Duggan, MD, MPH; Paul Rufo, MD, MMSc; Jocelyn Silvester, MD, PhD

Commercial and Financial Support Disclosure

This program receives no commercial support.