10th UVa Annual Conference of Liver Disease and
Gastroenterology: Covering all aspects of care

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Registration fees before April 4, 2015


Physician: $250
Other HCP: $100
Resident: $50
Nutrition Session – $75
 
This Conference is accredited for total of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 credits. 
 
The breakdown of the credits is as follows: 
 
Nutrition Course – 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. TM (special registration and additional payment required) 
 
Friday – Poster session and Hands on Endoscopy – 2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. TM 
 
Saturday Conference – 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. TM

Accommodation is available at  Inn at Darden. 

Room rate $135 + tax.
Call: 434.243.5000
Mention CME Hepatology Conference to receive our preferred rate. 
Rooms are on first come first serve bases. Reserve early! 

May 29-30, 2015

Darden Business School, Charlottesville, VA
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This continuing medical education course is designed to provide general and community based gastroenterology physicians, general, internal medicine and family medicine physicians, physician’s assistants and nurse practitioners an opportunity to learn about and discuss the advances in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with liver disease and luminal GI diseases. This year’s course will cover topics from a nutritional focus on GI patients (Friday afternoon). On Saturday we will focus on autoimmune hepatitis, the use of an EMR in a GI practice, Barrett’s, pancreatic cysts, ERCP in altered anatomy, Hepatitis C therapies, variceal management, surgical issues in cirrhosis, fecal transplant, and difficult polyp cases. The Friday evening, we will also have a research poster symposium to highlight current research and have some endoscopic hands-on stations. This evening program will provide food and 2 additional hours of CME credit.
 
AGENDA
Friday, May 29
1:00 – 6:30PM Registration 
 
Nutritional Session – 3.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits
 
2:00PM     Total Parenteral Nutrition for the Gastroenterologist: Pearls and Pitfalls                              Joe Krenitasky, MS, RDN
2:30PM     Feeding the Patient with Pancreatitis
                                                  Carol Rees Parrish, MS, RD 
3:00PM     Micronutrient Concerns after Gastric Bypass
                                              Kelly O’Donnell, MS, RD, CNSC
3:30PM     Panel Discussion 
4:00PM     Break 
4:15PM     In Search of Enteral Autonomy-Managing the Short Bowel Patient                           Carol Rees Parrish, MS, RD
4:45PM     Core Knowledge in Enteral Nutrition and Troubleshooting                       Joe Krenitasky, MS, RDN
5:15 – 5:45PM Panel Discussion 
 
Evening Program – 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credits
6:00 – 8:00PM Resident Poster Symposium 
6:00 – 8:00PM Hands on Endoscopy
 
Saturday, May 30
6:30 – 8:15AM Registration and Breakfast 
 
Breakfast Sessions  – 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 credit
7:00 – 7:25AM Endoscope processing – tips and pearls
                                                              Irene Rader, CGRN 
7:00 – 7:25AM Autoimmune Hepatitis– Neeral Shah, MD 
 
7:30 – 7:55AM Nursing Talk – Susan Gayda, CGRN
7:30 – 7:55AM Making Meaningful Use of an EMR in IBD 
and Hep C                                            Anne G. Tuskey, MD
 
Main Session – 5.5.AMA PRA Category 1 credits
8:15AM   Welcome – Steven M. Cohn, MD 
8:25AM   Management of Barrett’s– Bryan G. Sauer, MD, MS 
8:50AM   Q&A 
8:55AM   Pancreatic Cyst Management – Vanessa Shami, MD 9:20AM   Q&A 
9:25AM  ERCP in Altered Anatomy – Jennifer Maranki, MD, MSc 
9:50AM    Q&A 
9:55AM    Break 
10:30AM  Alcohol Hepatitis– Nicolas M. Intagliata, MD 
10:55AM  Q&A 
11:00AM  Tough Hepatology Cases – Curtis K. Argo, MD, MS 
11:25AM  Q&A 
11:30AM  Surgical Complications in Cirrhotics
                                                      Shawn J. Pelletier, MD 
11:55AM  Q&A 
12:00PM  Lunch 
1:00PM    Poster Symposium Awards 
1:10PM    Update on Hepatitis C Therapy
                                                      Rolland C. Dickson, MD 
1:35PM    Q&A 
1:40PM    Living Donor Surgery Risks – Daniel G. Maluf, MD 2:05PM    Q&A 
2:15PM    Debate – BRTO vs. Glue
               Stephen H. Caldwell, MD vs. Saher Sabri, MD 
2:35PM    Q&A – Moderator – Zachary H. Henry, MD
2:45PM    Break 
3:00PM    Microbiota Therapeutics: A Rapidly Evolving Field 
                                                          Ann R. Hays, MD 
3:25PM    Q&A 
3:30PM    Difficult Polypectomy Cases – Daniel S. Strand, MD 3:55PM    Q&A 
4:00PM    Adjourn

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