Module IV: Gastroenterology - CME Evaluation (sec ID 268)
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
- 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.