Selected Topics in Internal Medicine is a postgraduate course designed to update general internists, internist-subspecialists, family medicine physicians, and other primary health care providers on selected internal medicine topics. Some of the most common problems encountered in clinical practice will be represented. The focus will be on clinical pearls and practice updates. Presentations will be made by experts from various disciplines in internal medicine. Faculty members will be available during breaks to answer questions and to discuss cases with course participants.
This continuing medical education program is designed to update physicians and other health care providers practicing in gastroenterology and hepatology about new approaches to the diagnosis and management of gastrointestinal and liver diseases. Faculty will present data on multiple topics, including inflammatory bowel disease, colorectal neoplasia, general GI, esophageal, motility, nutrition, pancreaticobiliary disorders, endoscopy and hepatology.
Controversies in diagnosis and management will be analyzed in discussions and breakout sessions. Complex endoscopy cases and cutting-edge technology will be presented by expert endoscopists in a video forum.
New endoscopic techniques will be available at a hands-on endoscopy workshop (optional) using state-of-the-art technology. An optional session will be offered to help GI physicians prepare for recertification and obtain maintenance of certification credit.
This conference focuses on enhancing the mind, body and spirit through a combination of lectures and interactive Q&A opportunities. Featured topics include stress and resilience, emotional intelligence, the spectrum of ambulatory palliative care and transitioning to hospice services, cooking for your health, and the care of patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement. There are breakout sessions focusing on palliative care in the hospital setting and advances in the treatment of hepatitis C. Note: An online webcast option is available under separate registration.
Nutrition, physical activity and other healthy lifestyle behaviors are vital components in the promotion of health and in the treatment of disease. This program will highlight ambulatory and hospital nutrition topics with multidisciplinary faculty. Current clinical topics will be highlighted through presentations, interactive case studies, and panel discussions. Participants will have many opportunities for interaction with course faculty, who have been selected for their expertise, knowledge and clinical acumen. SPECIAL OFFER: Those registering before August 31, 2013 will receive a free copy of The Mayo Clinic Diet book.