Endocopy 911: Dealing with Procedural Complications

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Step Status
Starts On: 7/1/2019: 12:00 AM
Ends On: 6/30/2020: 12:00 AM
Session Type: Internet Activity Enduring Material
Credits: 0.5


Koushik K. Das, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Financial Relationships: Nothing to disclose

Presenters should indicate if speaking off label. This activity originated as a presentation at the CME activity, 16th Galaxy of Gastroenterology, November 2-3, 2018, which was supported in part by Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc., Takeda Pharmaceuticals, and Olympus Corporation of the Americas.

Planning Committee

C. Prakash Gyawali, MD, MRCP, Course Chair
Financial Relationships:
Consulting/ Advisory Committees: Medtronic, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Torax, Quintiles
Research Support/Grants: Allergan, Inc, Ironwood Pharmaceuticals
Speakers' Bureaus/Honoraria: Diversitak, Medtronic

Gregory S. Sayuk, MD, MPH, Course Chair
Financial Relationships:
Consulting/ Advisory Committees: Synthetic Biologics, Synergy Pharmaceuticals
Speakers' Bureaus/Honoraria: Allergan, Inc

Jill Elwing, MD, Independent Reviewer
Financial Relationships: Reviewer has nothing to disclose

Laura Haroian, RN, MSN, Nurse Planner
Financial Relationships: Planner has nothing to disclose.

Gillian M. Powderly, PharmD, Pharmacist Planner
VA St. Louis Health Care System-John Cochran Division
Financial Relationships: Planner has nothing to disclose.

Objectives: The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge/competence, and upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
  • Being able to Identify, Prevent, and Manage Endoscopy Associated Aspiration and Oversedation.
  • Identifying High Risk Patients for Post ERCP Pancreatitis and Understanding Ways to Mitigate this Risk.
  • Identifying the factors predicting post endoscopy bleeding and techniques to manage/prevent these events.
  • Identifying the factors associated with endoscopy associated perforation and reviewing the available endoscopic and medical management for endoscopic perforation repair.
Additional Information:
Target Audience: This course is designed for primary care physicians, gastroenterologists, gastrointestinal surgeons and their associates who participate in the care of patients with gastrointestinal and hepatic disorders. The course will also be of value to technicians, nurses and physicians who participate in endoscopy, gastrointestinal motility procedures, and pH-monitoring procedures.

Publication Date: July 1, 2019
Expiration Date: June 30, 2020

Accreditation Information:
In support of improving patient care, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Awarded for this Activity:
Credit Statement:
American Medical Association (AMA Credit)
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this enduring material for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Presenters are also expected to openly disclose inclusion of discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices in their presentations.

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Categories: Gastroenterology

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