october, 2021

07oct5:30 pm8:00 pmHepatology & Gastroenterology Updates 20215:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Hepatology and Gastroenterology Updates 2021

Event Details

This hepatology and gastroenterology event is designed for primary care physicians concerned with the latest advances in hepatology and gastroenterology medicine commonly encountered in the primary care practice.

 

TOPICS & OBJECTIVES

UPDATES IN COLON CANCER SCREENING

Speaker: Jaya Krishna Chintanaboina, MD, MPH, FACP

Understand the updated guidelines for colon cancer screening in the general population.

  • Current practice: there is a lack of awareness of recently updated guidelines for colon cancer screening
  • Better practice: an approach to colon cancer screening should be based on updated guidelines
  • Gap: Understanding the differences between the old and recently updated guidelines for colon cancer screening

 

EVOLVING EPIDEMIC OF CHRONIC HEPATITIS C

Speaker: Marina Roytman, MD, FACP

Understand evolving epidemiology of chronic hepatitis C in the United States. Become familiar with updated screening recommendations for chronic hepatitis C. Become familiar with updated treatment regimens for chronic hepatitis C and corresponding cure rates.

  • Current practice: Screening and treating only patients perceived to be at risk for HCV infection
  • Better practice: screen and treat all patients over the age of 18 as per recently updated guidelines

Gap: awareness of the new screening guidelines and new treatment options for chronic HCV infection

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Time

(Thursday) 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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