Gastroenterology and Endocrinology


CPD Points: 8

This pack compromises of presentations to better understand gastric and endocrine problems seen in general practice. Topics include fatty liver, thyroid disorders and diabetes.


Course Description

The course contains lectures on the following topics:

  • Surgical Disorders: Diverticulitis, Appendicitis, Cholecystitis, Pancreatitis – Kevin O. Garrett, MD, FACS
  • Fatty Liver, Cirrhosis, and Hepatitis – Thomas J. Kelly, MD
  • Thyroid and Parathyroid Disorders – Sachin Bahl, MD
  • Diabetes Mellitus: Multifactoral Risk Factors and Intervention Strategies – Francis X. Solano, Jr., MD

What you will learn:

  • Summarise screening procedures and diagnostic criteria for gastrointestinal cancers
  • Identify approaches to gastrointestinal bleeding
  • Appropriately treat patients with upper gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding based on the source of bleeding and comorbidities
  • Recognise patients who require admission to the intensive care unit for upper GI bleeding and who are at high risk for re bleeding