GI Pharmacology Course
What’s New in GI Pharmacology - Overview, Accreditation/CME/MOC
Course Co-Directors: Brooks D. Cash, MD, FACG, and Scott M. Tenner, MD, MS, MPH, JD, FACG
The What's New in GI Pharmacology Course provides an intensive review of key GI pharmacology, including comparisons and contrasts between conventional and emerging pharmacological treatment options. This course will consist of lectures and Q & A sessions on such topics as best practices for IBD patients at the first visit, pharmacologic treatment of pancreatic, managing fatty liver disease, treatment options for functional GI disorders, medication use in pregnancy, safety and long-term use of PPIs, direct-acting antagonist for HCV, and using new anticoagulation medications. The course is designed primarily for physicians in GI/hepatology, as well as physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other advanced practice healthcare professionals interested in the latest information on state-of-the-art treatment of these illnesses.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American College of Gastroenterology and the World Gastroenterology Organisation. The American College of Gastroenterology is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American College of Gastroenterology designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 3.25 MOC points in the ABIM's 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.
How to Claim CME and MOC:
Complete the online evaluation at the ACG website, www.evals.gi.org/am/2017, to claim CME credit commensurate with your participation in the course. Please complete your CME evaluation and MOC assessment soon after the course. ABIM Board Certified physicians need to complete the MOC assessment by December 31, 2017 in order for the MOC points to count toward any MOC requirements that are due by the end of the year. No MOC credit may be awarded for this activity after March 1, 2018.
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