Module IV: Endocrinology - CME Evaluation (sec ID 184)
This course is designed for physicians (internal medicine, family medicine, endocrinologists, general medicine, and OB-GYN), pharmacists, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, and other healthcare professionals interested in learning about the advancements of preventative and anti-aging medicine.
Upon completion of this module, the participants will:
- Discuss the various factors associated with intestinal permeability
- Analyze the importance of the gastrointestinal tract in relation to the immune system
- Evaluate the role of diet and antibiotics in the management of gastrointestinal dysfunction
- Discuss the role of nutrition and digestion in terms of balancing gut flora
- Identify the causes, symptoms, and diseases associated with yeast overgrowth, as well as the role it plays in weight gain
- Recall the causes and conditions of celiac disease, with accompanying testing and treatment methods—including false positives & negatives that can occur with antibody testing
- Discuss the relationship between the GI tract & neurotransmitter function
- Recall the symptoms and diseases associated with low gastric acidity
- List the risk factors and treatment modalities for IBS, and the treatment for hemorrhoids and chronic diarrhea
- Describe treatment for inflammatory bowel disorders
- Recall the definition of probiotics and learn their mechanism of action
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine. The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 24 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 24.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.