2nd Annual Jefferson Women and Gastroenterology Health Symposium

Philadelphia, PA US
February 21, 2020

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​​​​Design​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ed for healthcare professionals specializing in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, and Gynecology, this annual program will examine the medical conditions that are unique to women, occur more frequently in women, or present differently in women. By utilizing emerging scientific and clinical evidence, experts will provide updated approaches to the diagnosis, management, and treatment of common gastrointestinal disorders aimed to improve the care of female patients.                                                                              ​​​​​​​                                                                                                     ​​​​​​​

Topics Include:​​​​​​​

  • Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD)​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
  • Clostridium difficile Colitis​​​​​​​
  • Abdominal Pain After Cholecystectomy
  • Eosinophilic Esophagitis
  • Medical Marijuana and the Gastroenterologist
  • Proton Pump Inhibitors (PPIs): What’s All the Hype About?
  • Human Papillomavirus
  • Vitamin Deficiencies
Special Lunch Lecture: “The BRCA Gene and Its Relation to GI Malignancies”
Speaker: Edith P. Mitchell, MD, MACP, FCPP
Clinical Professor of Medicine and Medical Oncology
Department of Medical Oncology
Director, Center to Eliminate Cancer Disparities
Associate Director, Diversity Affairs
Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson
116th President National Medical Association
 

This course is designed for healthcare professionals specializing in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, and Gynecology.

Additional information
Jefferson Content Development By: 
Sidney Kimmel Medical College (SKMC)
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (TJUH)
Content Areas: 
Family Medicine
Gastroenterology
Hepatology
Integrative Medicine
Internal Medicine
Obstetrics and Gynecology
Oncology
Primary Care
Surgery
Women's Health
Course Format: 
Live Conference
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.00 Attendance
  • 6.00 CNE
Course opens: 
10/02/2019
Course expires: 
11/01/2020
Event starts: 
02/21/2020 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
02/21/2020 - 4:00pm
Cost:
$150.00
Rating: 
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Preliminary Program Agenda & Learning Objectives

For more course information, please view the preliminary program agenda and learning objectives.

 

Dorrance H. Hamilton Building
1001 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States

– NOTICE –

The Hamilton Parking Garage on 11th Street between Walnut & Locust Streets will be undergoing some repairs starting Friday, August 16, 2019. The work is expected to last for several months. If using the garage, please pay attention to signage indicating lane and temporary parking restrictions.

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Travel

The nearest hotel to Thomas Jefferson University Campus is the Holiday Inn Express Midtown located at 1305 Walnut Street.

Holiday Inn Express Midtown
1305 Walnut Street
Philadelphia PA, 19107
Reservations: 215-732-2022
Rates: $134 special hospital/university rate

No extra person charge. Includes complimentary breakfast, free access to wireless internet and onsite fitness center. Parking is $27 per day (with in and out privileges).

For additional hotels in the area, that also offer a Jefferson rate, please visit: http://hospitals.jefferson.edu/patients-and-visitors/center-city/hotels-and-lodging/


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All faculty at continuing educating activities for nurses, physicians and healthcare professionals are required to disclose to the audience:

1. Any significant financial relationships with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial products, goods or services

2. Any unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices discussed in their presentations.

Such disclosures will be made in writing in the course presentation materials. ​Jefferson Conflict of Interest resolution process may result in changes to the program agenda.

ACCREDITATION INFORMATION

PHYSICIANS: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS (AAFP): Application for CME credit has been filed with the American Academy of Family Physicians. Determination of credit is pending.

NURSES: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited provider by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. A maximum of 6.0 contact hours will be awarded to participants.

DIETITIANS: This activity has been submitted for approval to the Commission on Dietetic Registration. 

OTHER PROFESSIONALS: Continuing Education Hour verification is provided to other professionals who successfully complete this symposium.  A certificate of completion of 6.00 Continuing Education Hours will be provided.

 

Available Credit

  • 6.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 6.00 Attendance
  • 6.00 CNE

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/02/2019
Course expires: 
11/01/2020

Price

Cost:
$150.00
Please login or register to take this course.

REGISTRATION FEES

Profession/AffiliationFee
Practicing Physician$150
Nurse/Other Healthcare Professional$110
Jefferson Health Physician or Digestive Disease Institute Network Member*$100
Jefferson Health Nurse/Other Healthcare Professional*$60
Resident, Fellow or Medical Student$0

*Subject to verification.


 

HOW TO REGISTER

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  • Pre-registration ends Wednesday, February 19, 2020. Onsite registration will be accepted.
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