AMS - 2021-HMga-Hospital Medicine- Gastroenterology (Downloadable)

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Topics and Objectives

Title: HMga-Hospital Medicine- Gastroenterology-Gastroenteritis; The Alphabet Soup of Viral Hepatitis; Abdominal Pain – The Black Box of the Belly

Faculty: Stephen J. Gluckman, M.D. and Joel Kravitz, M.D.

Original Release Date: July 1, 2021  Expiration Date: July 1, 2024

TOPIC 1: Gastroenteritis.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

  1. Relate the major pathogenic mechanisms that result in diarrhea.
  2. Differentiate the major pathogens responsible for acute gastroenteritis.
  3. Utilize an efficient approach in the evaluation of a patient with acute gastroenteritis as the normal host and in persons with HIV or recent travel.
  4. Diagnose and treat various common causes of gastroenteritis as per the current ACG guidelines.

TOPIC 2: The Alphabet Soup of Viral Hepatitis.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

  1. Compare and contrast viral hepatitides A through E. Similarities and differences will be stressed, particularly the risks of developing chronic infection and the complications of chronic infection.
  2. Distinguish the significant features of hepatitis A through E and interpret the various hepatitis serologies.
  3. Select appropriate patients for treatment.
    1. Established and new treatment options will be covered as per the CDC and USPSTF Guidelines.
    2. Select appropriate strategies and options for patients to prevent the acquisition of hepatitis.

TOPIC 3: Abdominal Pain – The Black Box of the Belly.

Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL

  1. Review some challenging cases of abdominal pain to help differentiate benign from severe abdominal pain.
  2. Evaluate the utility of various tests, including labs, ultrasound and CT scan, including during pregnancy using the ACOG opinion guidelines, in the diagnosis of abdominal pain.
  3. Determine subtle features of certain presentations of abdominal pain that suggest a more severe cause.
  4. Explore diagnoses of abdominal pain in the absence of abdominal pathology.

 

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    Title: HMga-Hospital Medicine- Gastroenterology-Gastroenteritis; The Alphabet Soup of Viral Hepatitis; Abdominal Pain – The Black Box of the Belly

    Faculty: Stephen J. Gluckman, M.D. and Joel Kravitz, M.D.

    Original Release Date: July 1, 2021  Expiration Date: July 1, 2024

    TOPIC 1: Gastroenteritis.

    Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: GL, COMP

    1. Relate the major pathogenic mechanisms that result in diarrhea.
    2. Differentiate the major pathogens responsible for acute gastroenteritis.
    3. Utilize an efficient approach in the evaluation of a patient with acute gastroenteritis as the normal host and in persons with HIV or recent travel.
    4. Diagnose and treat various common causes of gastroenteritis as per the current ACG guidelines.

    TOPIC 2: The Alphabet Soup of Viral Hepatitis.

    Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: EBM, GL, COMP

    1. Compare and contrast viral hepatitides A through E. Similarities and differences will be stressed, particularly the risks of developing chronic infection and the complications of chronic infection.
    2. Distinguish the significant features of hepatitis A through E and interpret the various hepatitis serologies.
    3. Select appropriate patients for treatment.
      1. Established and new treatment options will be covered as per the CDC and USPSTF Guidelines.
      2. Select appropriate strategies and options for patients to prevent the acquisition of hepatitis.

    TOPIC 3: Abdominal Pain – The Black Box of the Belly.

    Upon completion of this session, the participant should be able to: COMP, GL

    1. Review some challenging cases of abdominal pain to help differentiate benign from severe abdominal pain.
    2. Evaluate the utility of various tests, including labs, ultrasound and CT scan, including during pregnancy using the ACOG opinion guidelines, in the diagnosis of abdominal pain.
    3. Determine subtle features of certain presentations of abdominal pain that suggest a more severe cause.
    4. Explore diagnoses of abdominal pain in the absence of abdominal pathology.