General Surgery: Specialist Gastroenterology


CPD Points: 15

This course is an online, self-directed CME program that provides a way for all gastroenterologists to access outstanding content focusing on areas such as GI surgery and physiology.


Course Description

There are 10 lectures contained in this course:

  • Benign and Malignant Diseases of the Colon and Rectum – Tracey D. Arnell, MD
  • GI Physiology: The Gut is Not a Passive Organ – Tracey D. Arnell, MD
  • Surgical Endoscopy, Top to Bottom – Tracey D. Arnell, MD
  • The Big Decisions in Bariatric Surgery – Melissa B. Bagloo, MD
  • Adrenal, Endocrine Pancreas, Pituitary – Tobias Carling, MD, PhD
  • Thyroid and Parathyroid – Tobias Carling, MD, PhD
  • Principles of Fluids and Electrolytes – Russel J. Crew, MD
  • Inflammatory and Malignant Diseases of the Colon – Daniel Feingold, MD
  • Motility and Other Esophageal Problems – Lyall A. Gorenstein, MD
  • The Pathophysiology of Laparoscopic Surgery and How to Avoid Problems – Brian Jacob, MD, FACS
  • Inflammatory and Malignant Diseases of the Pancreas – Daniel Mark Labow, MD

What you will learn

  • Those who complete the entire program should be able to:
  • 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