Impact of COVID-19 on Endoscopy Practice

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Posttest
Evaluation
Starts On: 7/1/2020: 12:00 AM
Ends On: 7/31/2020: 12:00 AM
Session Type: Internet Activity Enduring Material
Credits: 1
Description:
Registration & Credit are FREE of charge.

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Faculty and Planning Committee

Osama AlTayar, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Washington University in St. Louis
Disclosures
Financial Relationships: No financial relationships to disclose

Gabriel Lang, MD
Assistant Professor, Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Director, Advanced Interventional Fellowship Program
Washington University in St. Louis
Disclosures
Financial Relationships: No financial relationships to disclose

Koushik Das, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Washington University in St. Louis
Disclosures
Financial Relationships: No financial relationships to disclose

Vladimir M Kushnir, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
Washington University in St. Louis
Disclosures
Financial Relationships
Research Support/Grants: American Gastroenterological Association/AGA, Motus GI Holdings
Speakers Bureau/Honoraia: Aspire Bariatrics, Boston Scientific Corporation
Consulting/Advisory Committees: Cook Medical Inc, GLG Group, Motis GI, and Medtronic (Ireland)
Compensation: Legal Consulting (excluding medical malpractice testimony) - Covington & Burling LLP

Presenters should indicate if speaking off label. This activity originated as a presentation at the CME activity, Stroke Center Clinical Conference, April 23, 2020.
Objectives: The intended result of this activity is increased knowledge/competence, and upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
  • Discuss the risk of COVID-19 transmission during gastrointestinal endoscopy
  • Review current recommendations and best practice for patient and staff safety in the endoscopy unit
  • Discuss patient triage for endoscopic procedures during pandemic emergency

Additional Information:
Target Audience: This course is designed for primary care physicians, Pediatricians, family and emergency physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other allied health professionals who encounter covid-19 patients in a health care setting.

Publication Date: July 1, 2020
Expiration Date: July 31, 2020
Accreditation Information:
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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 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC Credit)
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 ANCC contact hours.
Disclosure Information: It is the policy of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Continuing Medical Education, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities. All planners, faculty and other persons who may influence content of this CME activity have disclosed all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. All disclosures have been reported and are indicated with their presentations. Any potential conflicts were addressed and resolved.

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.

Presentations are expected to be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indication in the care of patients. All scientific research should conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection and analysis. These presentations are not an endorsement of any commercial interests.

These presentations are the views and experiences of the presenters. The presenters' views do not represent the policy or position of Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Continuing Medical Education, is the provider for CME credits.
Category: Infectious Diseases, Nurse


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