Mayo Clinic 2016 Update in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Phoenix, AZ US
October 1, 2016

Course DirectorsCuong C. Nguyen, M.D. and Thomas J. Byrne, M.D.

This course will provide the latest, state-of-the-art information on the diagnosis and management of common disorders such as GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disorder), obesity, pancreatic cystic abnormalities, bleeding from small bowel, anorectal diseases, hepatitis C, and cholestatic liver diseases. In addition, advances in liver transplantation and endoscopic innovations will be presented.

Course format will offer didactic lectures, panel discussions and Q & A. Active audience participation is strongly encouraged.

Registration Fees

Full Fee - M.D., D.O., Scientist
Reduced Fee - Resident, Fellow, NP, PA, Allied Health Professional, Retiree$140.00 

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Target Audience

The intended audience includes gastroenterologists, primary care physicians, advanced practitioners and nurses.

Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:


  • Describe new therapeutic applications of endoscopic techniques
  • Assess new recommendations on pancreatic cysts
  • Integrate new paradigm on the treatment of obesity
  • Identify complicated features of GERD and potential side effects of treatment
  • Explain current guidelines on surveillance of colon cancer in high risk patients
  • Apply appropriate new therapy for IBD
  • Assess which diagnostic tools to use in the management of occult GI bleeding
  • Explain the common diseases in the rectum and anus
  • Describe new terminology and its implications in common digestive pathologies


  • Assess the latest Hepatitis C therapies and their efficacies
  • Describe cholestatic liver conditions and appraise current and emerging therapies for these conditions
  • Explain long-term care paradigms for chronic liver disease through the lens of the advance practitioner role
  • Review the current concepts in liver transplantation of importance to medical providers

Attendance at this Mayo course does not indicate nor guarantee competence or proficiency in the performance of any procedures which may be discussed or taught in this course. 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.00 AOA
Event starts: 
10/01/2016 - 7:15am
Event ends: 
10/01/2016 - 2:45pm
Mayo Clinic Education Center
5777 East Mayo Boulevard
Phoenix, AZ 85054
United States

Contact us
Phone: (480) 301-4580

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.00 AOA

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