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Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss and consider the medical therapy and surgical options for GERD
  • Recognize when to recommend bariatric surgery as well as its effects on health and diabetes
  • Diagnose and treat patients with celiac disease
  • Advance understanding of and medical and surgical management for chronic pancreatitis
  • Review options for treating Viral Hepatitis B and Viral Hepatitis C
  • Describe the multidisciplinary approach to IBD, including Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis
  • Apply current screening guidelines and options for colorectal cancer
  • Identify current surgical options for colorectal cancer and apply appropriate post-treatment follow-up
  • Review women’s health issues in digestive diseases
  • Provide proper stoma care
  • Apply diagnostic and treatment strategies for IBS and implement a treatment plan for such
  • Accurately assess options for treating chronic constipation
  • Diagnose and manage C. difficile Colitis
  • Discuss the appropriate use of probiotics
  • Assess medical and surgical options for treating fecal incontinence
  • Identify the various types of and treatment options for anorectal abscess and fistulae Copyright © 2016 The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System