2020 ASGE Postgraduate Virtual Course At ACG

The 2020 ASGE Postgraduate Virtual Course at ACG: Creative Solutions to Everyday Endoscopic Challenges will be held virtually on Friday, October 23, 2020. All participants will recieve an email from ASGE with instructions on how to log onto the GoTo link, access course materials on GI Leap, complete the course evaluation and claim CME and MOC points. Register Online at https://acgmeetings.gi.org/friday-courses/asge-endoscopy-course/

Join ASGE's esteem faculty who will review and highlight a number of emerging diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic techniques in the literature and its implications in clinical practice. Discussing the most recent published guidelines will be a consistent theme throughout this course.

In this era of the COVID-19 pandemic, expert faculty members will provide guidance on preparing for a similar pandemic in the future. Faculty will discuss how to mitigate burnout; a growing problem for gastroenterologists. Key discussions will include updates in best practices in colonoscopy. This session will primarily highlight the most recent recommendations for surveillance after colonoscopy and polypectomy and for endoscopic removal of colorectal lesions. Faculty will also discuss optimal strategies for examination of the colonic polyps and discuss the role of artificial intelligence. The role of advanced resection techniques such as ESD will be highlighted in this session.

This course will provide a state of the art update in Bariatric Endoscopy and provide practical tips for performing endoscopy in patients with altered anatomy. This will be followed by a detailed review of important issues in pancreaticobiliary disorders. Faculty will provide practical guidance on achieving high rates of cannulation during ERCP in clinical practice and optimizing outcomes in ERCP with a focus on reduction in post-ERCP pancreatitis rates. Additional topics will include the latest approach in the management of choledocholithiasis, biliary drainage in malignant obstruction and management of pancreatic fluid collections including walled off pancreatic necrosis. Esophageal topics covered in this course will focus on optimal approach to endoscopic examination of patients with Barrett's esophagus and endoscopic eradication therapies in patients with Barrett's related neoplasia. Presentations will review the latest guidelines in the management of patients with achalasia and provide a practical approach to management of esophageal strictures.

This course will include presentations on management of most GI emergencies and will provide a pragmatic and algorithmic approach to managing these emergencies in clinical practice. Faculty will review current guidelines on the evaluation and management of patients with pancreatic cystic lesions and highlight the expanding role of EUS. Our program is designed to engage the audience with faculty through audience response along with question, answer and discussion.

We look forward to having you participate in our live program! All content will be archived and available in ASGE's GI Leap.
10/23/2020 7:50 AM - 10/23/2020 4:45 PM
Virtual Livestream
Virtual, United States

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