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MGA Annual Meeting: IBD Management for the Practicing Gastroenterologist

  • Saturday, April 02, 2016
  • 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Massachusetts Medical Society, 860 Winter St, Waltham MA


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The MGA's 3rd annual post-graduate course will provide an update on the diagnosis, management and referral algorithms for patients with inflammatory bowel disease.  Through lectures and Q & A sessions, faculty will share the most recent advances in the care of these patients.

Program Objectives

As a result of participating in this activity, learners should be able to:

·       Identify Treatment Failure and the indications for biologic therapies and optimization of those therapies

·       Incorporate current guidelines for cancer surveillance and utilization of chromoendoscopy in routine IBD care.

·       Summarize the current understanding of the effect of the microbiome on risk of IBD incidence and exacerbation

·       Generate a treatment algorithm for when surgical consultation is required for IBD patients

·       Recognize the effect of IBD on sexual health and infertility

·       Summarize current prophylactic vaccination guidelines for patients with IBD

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