The Brigham Gastroenterology Board Review Course major objective is to prepare the participant for the ABIM Subspecialty Board Examination in Gastroenterology (Certification/Re-Certification). Experienced faculty present their expertise in 43 topics ranging 15 to 50 minutes in length.
Original Release: 10/1/2010
This self-study activity conveys state-of-the-art information on a wide spectrum of clinical problems that reflect the curriculum in gastroenterology for the ABIM examination. It is comprised of an in-depth examination of essential knowledge in gastroenterology, hepatology, and the integral related areas of pathology, endoscopy, nutrition, and radiology. The pathophysiology, diagnosis and management of disorders of the esophagus, stomach and duodenum, small/large bowel, pancreas, and liver are also addressed.
Many outstanding clinicians and teachers were selected as program faculty. This activity consists of lectures and board review sessions. Throughout this activity emphasis is placed on the practical application of physiological principles to the understanding and management of clinical problems.
This program should be most valuable for those preparing for certification or re-certification in gastroenterology. The target audience also includes physicians who want a refresher course that covers all major aspects of the field of gastroenterology, internists and hospitalists interested in gastroenterology, who want an exposure to the entire field, nurse practitioners and physician assistants who are specializing in gastroenterology, and surgeons who practice in the area.
Most Recent Update: 10/1/2010
Termination Date: 9/30/2013
NUMBER OF CREDIT HOURS:
The Harvard Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 23.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This course should take approximately 23.75 hours to complete.
COST: Various. Click Register for details.
OVERALL LEARNING OBJECTIVES:
At the conclusion of this CME activity, the participant will be able to:
Understand current pathophysiological mechanisms key to disorders in gastroenterology and hepatology
- Develop knowledge related to diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to patients with gastrointestinal ailments
- Become facile in answering simulated board questions
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION:
To successfully complete this activity and earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, learners must watch or view all lectures, successfully complete a posttest, and submit a post-course evaluation. A processing fee may also be required. Please click Register for full details.
COMBINATION OF MEDIA USED:
This educational activity is in the form of a DVD, combining audio and video. Links to any necessary plugins are provided when necessary.
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