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Gastroenterology-Hepatology and Primary Care Collaborations : Update on Issues in Everyday Practice


Saturday, November 7, 2015


University of Rochester Alumni and Advancement Center
300 East River Road
Rochester, NY 14642

Program Overview

Referrals to GI and Hepatology involve ongoing collaboration with primary care providers. The latest treatments, guidelines, solutions will be updated in GI bleeding, colonoscopy, cirrhosis, biliary diseases, hepatitis C, obesity, GERD and more will be discussed to develop quality and cost effective strategies for successful patient outcomes in 2015 and beyond.

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the reasons to order or demand further evaluation for bleeding
  • Demand quality from the endoscopy performing colonoscopy on their patients
  • Counsel their patients in regards to endoscopic management options for common GI illness and cancer, where surgery was the only option in the past
  • Collaborate with Obesity Center on appropriate patients as candidates for surgery
  • Summarize strategies to improve compliance in their patients needing CRC screening
  • Describe the global medical conditions associated with fatty liver or NASH, helping treat associated medical conditions
  • Identify and obtain more thorough medical, laboratory and needs testing prior to referral for Hepatitis C treatment
  • Describe the limitations and benefits of impedance testing for suspected refractory reflux
  • Explain common liver lesions described by radiologist to reassure patients
  • Collaborate with hepatologists in cirrhosis complication management




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Please contact the Center for Experiential Learning 585-275-7666 with any questions or concerns or require assistance with online registration.

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