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UPDATES IN GI PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR THE FAMILY PHYSICIAN 2017

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UPDATES IN GI PRACTICE GUIDELINES FOR THE FAMILY PHYSICIAN 2017 is the second symposium for family physicians jointly organized by gutCARE Digestive·Liver·Endoscopy Associates and the College of Family Physicians Singapore.The aim of this symposium is to advance the knowledge and competence of Family Physicians on the latest updates in gastroenterology. Led by regionally recognized gastroenterologists with a sub-speciality focus, the symposium will provide concise updates on international clinical practice guidelines for digestive and liver disease with post symposium assessment.


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TARGET AUDIENCE:

This course is designed for Primary Care (Family Medicine; Internal Medicine; Pediatrics) Physicians and allied health professionals.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • At the conclusion of this CME activity, the learner should be better able to:

  • Implement safe and effective management for helicobacter pylori infection and acute diarrhoea in adults.

  • Be able to communicate to patients the role and methods for colorectal cancer screening.

  • Apply evidence-based diagnostic criteria to evaluate patients presenting with recurrent or episodic abdominal and atypical chest pain and establish a referral protocol to a specialist for patients exhibiting red flag symptoms for which further evaluation should be considered.

  • Demonstrate an increased knowledge of the evaluation of gallstone disease and pancreatic cystic neoplasms and establish a referral protocol to a specialist for patients needing further managment.

  • Demonstrate an increased knowledge on the evaluation of liver disease and be able to apply up-to-date management of hepatitis B and NAFLD in the primary care setting.


CREDITS & ACCREDITATION

SMC Credit

This symposium, Updates In GI Practice Guidelines For The Family Physician 2017 is being reviewed for CME points by the Singapore Medical Council.

CFPS Credit

This symposium, Updates In GI Practice Guidelines For The Family Physician 2017 is being reviewed for Family Physicians Core Points by the College of Family Physicians Singapore.

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

* This event is strictly for healthcare professionals.


FACULTY

gutCARE Digestive·Liver·Endoscopy Associates Faculty

Dr Reuben Wong KM

Dr Jarrod Lee

Dr Mark Fernandes


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