Learn About Gastrointestinal Bleeding on CME Webcast

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Learn About Gastrointestinal Bleeding on CME Webcast. The evolution of our approach to variceal bleeding has been an international effort but gastrointestinal bleeding continues to be challenging for physicians and frightening for patients. On this CME webcast, we are going to bring you up to date with the newest concepts in managing GI bleeding. First, to give us an overview of gastrointestinal bleeding is gastroenterologist and Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Jennifer Behzadi. And then to tell us about the management of gastroesophageal variceal bleeding is hepatologist and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Dr. Khalid Mumtaz.

View a video introduction of this webcast

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: list differential diagnoses for upper and lower sources of gastrointestinal bleeding; understand the initial evaluation and management of gastrointestinal bleeding.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Common causes of gastrointestinal bleeding
  • New approaches to the treatment of esophageal varices
  • Indications for emergent endoscopy
  • Indications for emergent surgery

You can find this and many other MedNet21 programs on the OSU – CCME website.

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