A Virtual Reality Tour of Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Their Current and Emerging Therapeutic Options

 

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Friday, February 8, 2019

12:15PM – 12:30PM: Registration and Lunch
12:30PM – 1:45PM: CME Symposium

Bellagio Las Vegas
3600 Las Vegas Blvd S
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Meeting Room: TBD

PROGRAM FEATURES

  • VR Goggles Provided to All Attendees
  • Intimate, case-based learning environment

FACULTY

Gary R. Lichtenstein, MD, FACP, FACG, AGAF
Professor of Medicine
Raymond and Ruth Perelman School of Medicine
Director, Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Meena Bewtra, MD
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Penn Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of gastroenterologists, nurse practitioners, nurses and other physicians who treat patients with IBD.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Describe the dysfunctional immunologic factors and pathways of clinical importance for IBD therapy
  • Review the novel mechanisms of action of emerging treatments for IBD and clinical trial data on their safety and efficacy in patients with IBD refractory to current therapeutic options
  • Describe best practices for assessing IBD patients’ treatment needs, as well as the potential benefits offered by a multidisciplinary approach to IBD care
  • Evaluate real-world data on IBD care quality and treatment practices

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the live activity.

NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

Purpose:

This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with IBD.

Credits:

1.25 ANCC Contact Hour(s)

Accreditation Statement:

Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Awarded 1.25 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.

DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Med Learning Group must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors, staff, and planning committee members participating in a MLG-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.

DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE

Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.

DISCLAIMER

Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based. This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to utilize this information to enhance their professional development in an effort to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

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Event Staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (i.e. physical, dietary, etc.) Please contact Med Learning Group prior to the live event at info@medlearninggroup.com

 

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