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NEW FRONTIERS IN GI ENDOSCOPY
by Midwest Endoscopy Group and WSGNA

Saturday, October 5, 2019
Hyatt Regency Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI

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LIVE STREAM OPTION AVAILABLE if you can’t make it to Milwaukee!

CONFERENCE FEES
Ticket Type Price
Physicians and APP’s (CME Attendee) ………………………….. $75.00
Nurses ……………………………………………………………………………………. $75.00
Technicians/Students ……………………………………………………….. $50.00
Live Stream Only ………………………………………………………………… $75.00

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of gastroenterologists, oncologists, radiologists, surgeons, advanced prescribing practitioners, GI nurses, and GI technicians.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This activity focuses on advances in GI endoscopy.

OBJECTIVES

  • Explain the recent advances in the diagnosis and optimal treatment of common GI Disorders
  • Show the importance of the multidisciplinary approach in the management of complex GI tract lesions
  • Identify advances in tissue resection, closure, and regeneration

COURSE AGENDA:  

7:00 – 7:45 a.m.     Registration, Breakfast, and Vendor Exhibits 
7:45 – 8:00 a.m.     Opening Remarks           

Moderators:  Jay Bosco and Nalini Guda 
8:00 – 8:20 a.m.     GERD: Endoscopic Anti Reflux Procedures. Ready for Prime Time? 
              Nimish Vakil, M.D. Aurora Health Care, Milwaukee, WI 
  8:20 – 8:40 a.m. Luminal Perforations. Suture, Clip, Stent. Endoscopist can handle it. 
              Navtej Buttar, M.D. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 
  8:40 – 9:00 a.m Beyond Mechanical Repair. Evolving Concepts in Tissue Regeneration. 
              Kulwinder Dua, M.D. Medical College of Wisconsin 
  9:00 – 9:20 a.m Bariatric Endoscopy. Reduce, Restrict, Redirect.
              Sreenivasa Jonnalagadda, M.D. Saint Luke’s Hospital of Kansas City 

  9:20 – 9:40 a.m Break and Vendor Exhibits

  Moderators: Venkata Muddana, Deepak Gopal 
  9:40 – 10:00 a.m.   Understanding Altered Anatomy. How and what does a Surgeon do.
             Wesley Papenfuss, M.D. Surgical Oncology Aurora Health Care, Milwaukee, WI 
  10:00 – 10:20 a.m.      Achalasia Cardia.  Surgery vs POEM.  Time to Put the Scalpel Away.
             Madhu Sanaka, M.D.Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  10:20 – 10:40 a.m.      Role of Endoscopy in Gastroparesis
            Jeff Ponsky, M.D.  Cleveland Clinic Foundation
10:40 – 11:00 a.m     Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection — The New Frontier in Tissue Resection
            Abdul Aziz Aadam, M.D.  Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
11:00 – 11:20 a.m.      Gastric Outlet Obstruction — Endoscopic Options
            Irving Waxman, M.D.  University of Chicago
11:20 – 11:40 a.m.      Strictures in IBD: Medicine, Endoscopy, or Surgery
            Anita Afzali, M.D.  The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
11:40 – 12:00 p.m.     Pancreatic Cysts: Making Sense of Guidelines from a Surgical Perspective
            Rebecca Minter, M.D.  Chair of Surgery, UW-Madison
12:00 – 12:15 p.m.  Questions

12:15 – 1:00 p.m.    Lunch and Vendor Exhibits

Moderator:  Nalini Guda
1:00 – 1:30 p.m.      Midwest Endoscopy and IDCA Oration.  EUS – Beyond Diagnosis.  Role of EUS in Treating Malignant Lesions of the Pancreas
            John Dewitt M.D.  Indiana University
1:30 – 1:50 p.m.      Cholangioscopy. A Decade of Experience. Where Do You Really Need It. 
            Sri Komanduri, M.D. Northwestern Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 
1:50 – 2:10 p.m.      Endotherapy for CP. Still a Role for ERCP.  
            Martin Freeman, M.D.  University of Minnesota 
2:10 – 2:30 p.m.      Why You Should Not Refer Polyp Removal for Surgery. 
            Charles Kahi, M.D. Indiana University  
2:30 – 2:50 p.m.      Therapeutic EUS. Pushing the Frontiers. 
             Shawn Mallery, M.D. University of Minnesota 
2:50 – 3:00 p.m.      Questions 

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.      Collaborative Research Meeting / Evaluations / Adjournment
                                 Nalini Guda, M.D. Patrick Pfau, M.D. 


LIVE STREAM ATTENDEES
You can receive CME and Nursing Contact Hours for attending.  You will be able to participate and ask questions of the speakers via text chat.


CME CREDIT

American Medical Association (AMA) 

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


NURSING CONTACT HOURS 

6.0 contact hours have been applied for through the Continuing Education Provider approved by the California Board of Nursing, License No. CEP16649. 6.0 GI specific contact hours have been applied for through ABCGN (American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses). Full attendance and completion of the evaluation is required to receive contact hours.


CANCELLATION POLICY

Refunds for cancellation less a $25 handling charge if written request is received by September 28, 2019. Send e-mail to amykomp@gmail.


PLANNING COMMITTEE

  • Kulwinder Dua, M.D.                                        
  • Nalini M. Guda, M.D.
  • Patrick Pfau, M.D.
  • Susan Caskey CCRC
  • Katie Muenchow, Administrative Assistant
  • Linda Anderson, BSN, RN, CGRN
  • Cynthia Collins, MSN, RN, CGRN, CEP
  • Amy Komp, BSN, RN, CGRN

CONFERENCE VENUE

Hyatt Regency Milwaukee
333 W. Kilbourn Avenue
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53203
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