- Be able to apply the updated and most current guidelines for management of periendoscopic anticoagulants one.
- Identify the impact of COVID-19 epidemic on Endoscopy unit operation
- Differentiate between the currently available endoscopic options in patients with surgically altered anatomy
- Be able to explain the indications for third space endoscopy
- General Surgeons
- Family Physicians
- Endoscopy Nurses
- Endoscopy Technicians
- Physicians interested in GI and liver disease
Annual Update on Advances in Endoscopy, Gastroenterology and Hepatology - Division of Gastroenterology
COVID-19 Update: Latest Information on COVID-19 Event Protocols
The 2022 Update on Advances in Endoscopy, Gastroenterology and Hepatology is being planned as a hybrid event offering both in-person and virutal attendance options. We continue to monitor US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Virginia Department of Health (VDOH) Guidelines for mass gatherings and will make updates accordingly. Participants in any event should be thoughtful about their individual risks and consider avoiding public gatherings if they are of higher risk.conference is subject to change to virtual at any time due to Inova and CDC Guidelines.
Firas H. Al-Kawas, MD
System Chief of Gastroenterology
INOVA Health System
Inova Fairfax Medical Campus
Department of Medicine
Similar to previous years, this one-day activity will provide an update on a wide range of topics of interest to the practicing gastroenterologist, surgeon and family physician internist. Rapid advances are being made in the understanding of the pathophysiology, natural history and treatment of diseases of the digestive tract, pancreas and liver. This course will offer practitioners a comprehensive overview of recent, cutting-edge advancements in gastroenterology and hepatology and quality in endoscopy. A special emphasis will be on emerging therapies and concepts that will improve patient care. Particular areas of focus will be the role of artificial intelligence in endoscopy, advanced endoscopic techniques including Bariatric endoscopy, advances in liver disease and management of complex GI cases.
This Event is Intended For
Canceled: Hands on Demo - Nurses Only
Due to scheduling concerns the hands on program for Endoscopy Nurses and GI Technologists has unfortunately been canceled.
With the current surge of the COVID-19 Omicron variant, Inova CME is monitoring the CDC and local or state in-person meeting guidance. As of now, we will continue offering this event as a hybrid event with both in-person and virtual experiences available. Inova CME will re-evaluate mid-February. As you register, you are required to read and acknowledge Inova CME COVID-19 Event Protocols before completing your registration.
IN-PERSON or VIRTUAL:
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Cannot attend our live event on Saturday, March 5, 2022?
If you are unable to attend our live event, please join us for the recorded version. Registrants will be able to watch each presentation on their own time in the comfort of their home or office via a secure link. The costs remain the same and registration drop downs can be found below.
Inova CME Accreditation
The Inova Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Medical Society of Virginia to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Inova Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians may claim up to 8.5 credits in Type 1 CME on the Virginia Board of Medicine Continued Competency and Assessment Form required for renewal of an active medical license in Virginia.
American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 8.5 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
Inova Nursing Professional Development
Inova Nursing Professional Development is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Virginia Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Criteria for successful completion includes attendance at the entire event and completion of an evaluation. There are no conflicts of interest for any individual in a position to control content for this activity.