2011 Florida ACG/FGS Spring Symposium

American College of Gastroenterology
2011
ACG/FGS
Spring Symposium
13
CME
credits!
Florida
March 10–13, 2011
South Seas Island Resort
Captiva Island, Florida
Jointly sponsored by the American College of Gastroenterology
and the Florida Gastroenterologic Society
Mornings are for CME,
but your afternoons are
free
T
he ACG heads to the South Seas Island Resort on Captiva
Island, Florida, for the 2011 ACG/FGS Spring Symposium.
Each day of the course is a half-day agenda which features
leading experts presenting on such topics as: Hepatitis C Treatment:
The Present and Future; Barrett’s Esophagus: Diagnosis, Medical
Therapy and Ablation Therapy; Prophylactic Pancreatic Stents:
When to Use and When to Avoid Them; Control of Ulcer Bleeding:
To Clip or Burn?; Incomplete Colonoscopy: What Are the Options?;
C. difficile Colitis: Recent Trends; Risk Management in Endoscopic
Practice and more.
Spend your morning absorbing the latest clinical updates delivered
by well-known experts. Gentle breezes, soft sand and relaxation are
what you will find on the agenda for the afternoon as your time is
free to explore beautiful Captiva Island, located off the Gulf coast
of Florida, 30 miles from Ft. Myers. The half-day agenda for each
day of the course gives you the perfect opportunity to combine an
educational opportunity with a true resort experience. Attendees can
earn up to 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Daily sessions wrap
up by 1:00 pm giving you the opportunity to explore the area.
Who should attend:
Gastroenterologists • Primary Care Physicians
GI Nurses • Physician Assistants • Nurse Practitioners
REGISTER TODAY!
Online: www.acg.gi.org/meetings
Fax:
301-263-9025
Mail: American College of Gastroenterology
6400 Goldsboro Road, Suite 450, Bethesda, MD 20817
Educational Agenda
Thursday, March 10, 2011
5:00 – 7:00 pm Registration
Friday, March 11, 2011
7:00 am
7:15 am
Registration
Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibit Area
Session 1 Moderator: Patrick G. Brady, MD, FACG
8:00 am
Welcome and Introductions
Patrick Brady, MD, FACG, David J. Becker, MD, FACG and James S. Leavitt, MD, FACG
8:05 am
Optimizing Therapy for Gastroesophageal Reflux
Kenneth R. DeVault, MD, FACG
Articulate the optimal diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to gastroesophageal reflux.
Identify patients who can benefit from anti-reflux surgery.
8:35 am
Q&A
8:45 am
Do the Benefits of Proton Pump Inhibitor Therapy Outweigh the Risk?
Jay J. Mamel, MD, FACG
Identify the potential long-term side effects of proton pump inhibitors and their prevention.
9:15 am
Q&A
9:25 am
Barrett’s Esophagus: Diagnosis, Medical Therapy, and Ablation Therapy
Kenneth R. DeVault, MD, FACG
Recognize Barrett’s esophagus and implement appropriate diagnostic and surveillance
procedures. Select patients with Barrett’s esophagus who are candidates for ablation therapy.
9:55 am
Q&A
10:05 am Break – Visit Exhibits
10:35 am Hepatitis C Treatment: The Present and the Future
David R. Nelson, MD
Discuss current guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis C.
11:15 am Q & A
11:25 am Risk Management in Endoscopic Practice
H. Juergen Nord, MD, MACG
Implement effective risk management strategies in endoscopic practice.
12:05 pm Q & A
12:15 pm Hepatitis B: Who to Treat and How to Treat
David R. Nelson, MD
Discuss current guidelines for diagnosis and treatment of hepatitis B.
12:45 pm Q & A
12:55 pm Announcements
Patrick G. Brady, MD, FACG
1:00 pm
Adjourn – Afternoon free
Program Description
The field of gastroenterology continues to experience an introduction of new and novel therapeutics,
new diagnostic techniques and management applications, creating a new range of approaches to many
important areas of GI disease and patient care. This course will focus on the practical application of
these approaches to your daily practice. During this program, the following topics will be explored:
gastroesophageal reflux, PPI therapy, Barrett’s esophagus, hepatitis B and C, risk management in
endoscopic practice, endoscopic ultrasound, pancreatic stent placement, management of antiplatelets
and anticoagulants, peptic ulcer bleeding, Crohn’s disease and Crohn’s in pregnancy, C. difficile, lower GI
bleeding, and what to do with incomplete colonoscopies. This program is designed for gastroenterologists,
primary care physicians, nurses, physician assistants and nurse practitioners interested in the latest
information on diagnostic GI and state of the art treatment of these illnesses.
Accreditation/CME
The American College of Gastroenterology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity has been
planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the American College of Gastroenterology and the Florida Gastroenterologic Society. 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 13 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians
should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ACG/FGS Spring Symposium
South Seas Island Resort —
Saturday, March 12, 2011
7:00 am
Breakfast with Faculty
Session 2 Moderator: David J. Becker, MD, FACG
8:00 am Announcements
David J. Becker, MD, FACG
8:05 am Interventional EUS
Arthi Sanjeevi, MD
Understand the therapeutic capabilities of endoscopic ultrasound.
8:35 am
Q&A
8:45 am
Prophylactic Pancreatic Stents: When to Use and When to Avoid Them
Martin L. Freeman, MD, FACG
Be able to identify patients who can benefit from prophylactic pancreatic stent placement.
9:15 am
Q&A
9:25 am
Anticoagulation and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
H. Juergen Nord, MD, MACG
Know how to manage anticoagulants and anti-platelet agents in patients undergoing
gastrointestinal endoscopy.
9:55 am
Q&A
10:05 am Break – Visit Exhibits
10:35 am EUS in the ICU Patient
Arthi Sanjeevi, MD
Know the indications for endoscopic ultrasound in the ICU patient.
11:05 am Q & A
11:15 am Control of Ulcer Bleeding: To Clip or Burn?
Dennis M. Jensen, MD, FACG
Understand state of the art endoscopic therapy for peptic ulcer bleeding.
11:55 am Q & A
12:05 pm Approach to the Patient with Chronic Pancreatitis
Martin L. Freeman, MD, FACG
Discuss effective strategies to treat patients with chronic pancreatitis.
12:45 pm Q & A
12:55 pm Announcements
Patrick G. Brady, MD, FACG
1:00 pm
Adjourn – Afternoon free
Registration
The registration fee includes a course syllabus and some food service. All registrants must pay the full
registration fee; one-day registration is not available.
$250
ACG and FGS Members and Fellows
$325
non-member Physicians
$175Non-member Allied Health Professionals (e.g., NP, PA, RN, LPN)
$125
Trainees/GI Fellows/Residents/ACG Allied Health Professional Members
Full refund of registration fees will be given, less a $25 administrative fee, if written notice of cancellation is received by ACG by February 17, 2011. No refunds will be given after this date. Attendees may
register by submitting the enclosed registration form with payment in U.S. funds to the College headquarters by fax at 301-263-9025, by mail to ACG, 6400 Goldsboro Road, Suite 450, Bethesda, MD 20817,
or online at www.acg.gi.org/meetings.
Accommodations
Escape the hectic pace of everyday life and join us at the South Seas Island Resort on beautiful Captiva
Island, located off the Gulf coast of Florida, 30 miles from Ft. Myers. Rest, relaxation and recreational
opportunities include fishing, sailing and more. Refuel at a number of dining options at the resort, from
Caribbean to barbecue to pizza and more. Get in a round of golf at the Captiva Island Golf Club or at The
Dunes Golf & Tennis Club on nearby Sanibel Island. The Resort also offers tennis. Start your day off or
end an active day at the spa with a massage, nail treatment or more. The South Seas Island Resort
— Captiva Island, Florida
Sunday, March 13, 2011
7:00 am
Breakfast with Faculty
Session 3 Moderator: James S. Leavitt, MD, FACG
8:00 am
Announcements
8:10 am
Current Therapeutic Options in Crohn’s Disease: How Do We Choose?
Maria T. Abreu, MD
Select effective management strategies for patients with moderate to severe Crohn’s Disease.
8:50 am
Q&A
9:00 am
Therapy of Lower Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Dennis M. Jensen, MD, FACG
Implement the best management strategies in patients with lower gastrointestinal bleeding.
9:40 am
Q&A
9:50 am
Break – Visit Exhibits
10:10 am Incomplete Colonoscopy: What Are the Options?
Patrick G. Brady, MD, FACG
Know the alternatives for colon cancer screening in patients with failed colonoscopy
including the appropriate use of balloon enteroscopes in this situation.
11:00 am Q & A
11:10 am Management of Crohn’s Disease in Pregnancy
Maria T. Abreu, MD
Know the risks and benefits of medical therapies for Crohn’s disease in pregnant patients.
11:50 am Q & A
12:00 pm C. difficile Colitis: Recent Trends
Jay J. Mamel, MD, FACG
Understand the changing clinical presentations of C. difficile colitis, and the optimal
methods of diagnosis and therapy.
12:40 pm Q & A
12:55 pm Announcements and Closing Remarks
Patrick G. Brady, MD, FACG
1:00 pm
Meeting Adjourns
is located at 5400 Plantation Road, Captiva Island, FL
33924.
To make your reservation, please contact the South Seas
Island Resort at 866-565-5089. Special meeting rates
per night are: $299 for single or double Harbourside at
The Point rooms; $299 for single or double 1 Bedroom
Tennis Villas; $335 for single or double 1 Bedroom Bayside
Villas; $489 for single or double 1 Bedroom Beach Villas.
Additional fees of service charge and tax apply; however the
resort fee has been waived. Reservations must be made by February 10, 2011. There are a limited number
of rooms available at the meeting rate. Requests for reservations received after this date will be on a space
available basis only. All reservations require a deposit of one night’s room and tax by guest check or credit
card to be charged upon reservation. The room tax is 11%. Check in is 4:00 pm. Check out is 11:00 am.
More Information
For more information about the meeting, call ACG at 301-263-9000. For more information about the South
Seas Island Resort, call 866-565-5089 or visit their website at www.southseas.com.
Americans with Disabilities Act: Attendees of this ACG Regional Course who need additional reasonable
accommodations or who have special needs (including dietary needs) should contact the ACG office at
301-263-9000 or by email at [email protected] no later than February 17, 2011.
Faculty
Course Director
Patrick G. Brady, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Director, Division of Digestive
Diseases and Nutrition
University of South Florida
College of Medicine
Tampa, Florida
Dennis M. Jensen, MD, FACG
Course Co-Directors
Professor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Los Angeles, California
David J. Becker, MD, FACG
ACG Governor, North Florida
Gastroenterology Consultants
Clearwater, Florida
James S. Leavitt, MD, FACG
ACG Governor, South Florida
President, Gastrohealth, PL
Gastroenterology Care Center
Miami, Florida
Jay J. Mamel, MD, FACG
Director
University of South Florida Endoscopy Center
Professor of Medicine
University of South Florida College of Medicine
Tampa, Florida
David R. Nelson, MD
Professor of Medicine
University of Florida College of Medicine
Gainesville, Florida
Faculty
Maria T. Abreu, MD
H. Juergen Nord, MD, MACG
Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology
University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Miami, Florida
Professor of Medicine
University of South Florida College of Medicine
Tampa, Florida
Arthi Sanjeevi, MD
Kenneth R. DeVault, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic – Jacksonville
Jacksonville, Florida
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of South Florida Endoscopy Center
University of South Florida College of Medicine
Tampa, Florida
Martin L. Freeman, MD, FACG
Professor of Medicine
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota
The ACG/FGS Annual Spring Symposium
is jointly sponsored by the American College
of Gastroenterology and the Florida
Gastroenterologic Society.
Registration
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ACG/FGS Spring Symposium
March 10–13, 2011
South Seas Island Resort
Captiva Island, Florida
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Full refund of registration fees will be given, less a $25 administrative fee, if written notice of
cancellation is received by ACG by February 17, 2011. No refunds will be given after this date.
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