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TOPICS IN GASTROENTEROLOGY & RHEUMATOLOGY FOR PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS GREECE, TURKEY & MALTA CRUISE

Venice Port * | Venice, ITALY
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Title: TOPICS IN GASTROENTEROLOGY & RHEUMATOLOGY FOR PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS GREECE, TURKEY & MALTA CRUISE
Specialty: Rheumatology
Dates: From Aug, 7, 2016 to Aug, 18, 2016
Location: Venice, ITALY
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 650 to 895 USD
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Rheumatology topics:


Rheumatoid Arthritis-Diagnosis and Management 2014

Psoriatic Arthritis: What’s New in the Management of the Skin and Joints

Spondyloarthropathies

Gout and Crystal induced Arthropathies

Fibromyalgia: What it is and what it is not

Osteoarthritis

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE): Clinical Vignettes

Gastroenterology topics:

Gastrointestinal tract infections

GERD (as below)

Non alcoholic fatty liver disease (or elevated liver tests)

Colon Cancer screening (as below)

Chronic hepatitis C

Ulcer disease

Acute and chronic pancreatitis

Upon completion of this course the participants should be able to:


Discuss the new American College of Rheumatology /EULAR diagnostic criteria.

Understand the application of the new serologic tests.

Analyze the use of biologic agents and their mechanism of action in the management of RA.

Differentiate between the various forms of psoriatic arthritis.

Describe the available treatment modalities for the skin and the joints.

Discuss the rheumatic and systemic manifestations of this group of diseases.

Describe new diagnostic and treatment options.

Apply principals for the management of ankylosing spondylitis.

Explain the epidemiology of gout.

Analyze the clinical features of gout and pseudgout.

Determine treatment options.

Appreciate the contentious arguments surrounding this controversial disorder.

Discuss current opinions on its patho-physiology.

Assess this condition and explain how it can be managed.

Discuss the biomechanical and epidemiological basis of OA.

Determine the medical management of OA via lifestyle and pharmacologic intervention.

Review the current diagnostic criteria of SLE.

Assess when to refer a patient with SLE to a rheumatologist.


Diagnose and manage common gastrointestinal infections

Utilize current guidelines on stool culture testing

Identify current strategies for the management of Clostridium difficile infection

Distinguish etiology, diagnosis, and treatment options for patients with reflux disease

Evaluate risk factors associated with NAFLD

Assessment and management of NAFLD using current practice guidelines

Utilize current colorectal screening and surveillance guidelines to identify average and high risk patients

Identify non-invasive methods to assess chronic hepatitis C patients at risk of disease progression

Apply clinical practice guidelines for screening and treatment using current antiviral therapies

Evaluate and identify risk factors for peptic ulcer disease

Compare treatment options for H.pylori eradication and management of ulcer disease

Identify risk factors and review current recommendations in diagnosing and managing acute and chronic pancreatitis

Speakers/Faculty:

Professor Howard Amital, MD MHA

Head of Department of Medicine 'B'

Sheba Medical Center

Tel-Hashomer 5262100

Chair of Internal Medicine

Sackler Faculty of Medicine

Tel-Aviv University, Israel


Keyur Patel, MD, FRACP

Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Toronto Health Network 

Adjunct Associate Professor Of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina


Dr. Patel received his Bachelor of Medicine degree in 1989 from the University of Southampton, United Kingdom. He completed his Residency and Internal Medicine fellowships in the United Kingdom and Perth Teaching Hospitals, Western Australia. 


Dr. Patel completed his clinical fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Perth Teaching Hospitals, Western Australia in 2001. He completed a 3 year post-doctoral research fellowship in Clinical and Translational Research in viral hepatitis at Scripps Clinic and Research Foundation, San Diego, CA and Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham NC. 


In 2007, he completed a post-doctoral degree (DM) in Pathogenesis of Hepatitis C and Fibrosis through the University of Southampton, United Kingdom. He was on faculty at Duke University 2004-2015, and an Associate Professor of Medicine (with Tenure) since 2013. 

He is now at the Toronto Western Liver Clinic and University of Toronto Health Network. He has served as Principal Investigator on numerous clinical trials in hepatitis B and C infection, and as a reviewer for many of the principal journals in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

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2016-06-14
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11-Night Greece, Turkey & Malta Cruise Conference

from Venice, Italy 

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