Saturday Agenda — Presentations*
The following is one of the Rome Foundation’s Regional Continuing Education Series for clinicians held in New York City on January 19-20, 2019. This program series provides lectures, panel discussions and small group interactive sessions for all clinical providers. It includes lectures on diagnosis and treatment of Disorders of Gut-Brain Interaction, panel discussion and small group learning in behavioral intervention and communication skills.
- Rome Foundation, FGIDs and Rome IV- History, Impact, Resources and the Future – Douglas A. Drossman, MD
Dr. Drossman discusses the history of the Rome Foundation and its growing activities in the area of research, education and patient care.
IBS – Lin Chang, MD Moderator
- Pathophysiology of IBS – Lin Chang, MD
Dr. Chang discusses the pathophysiology of IBS
- Evidence-based Diagnostic Approach to IBS- Brian Lacy, MD
Dr. Lacy focuses on diagnostic criteria for IBS and evidence based cost effective evaluation
- Using Diet and Lifestyle Changes to Treat IBS- William D. Chey, MD
Dr. Chey discusses using diet and lifestyle modifications to treat IBS.
- IBS Treatment Options- Lin Chang, MD
Dr. Chang discusses gut directed treatments to treat IBS through current and upcoming medications
- IBS Faculty Panel Discussion- Drs. Chang, Chey, Drossman, Keefer, Lacy, Meghan Huff, PA
Chronic Constipation – Douglas A. Drossman, MD Moderator
- Subtypes and Pathophysiology of Chronic Constipation – Lin Chang, MD
Dr. Chang discusses the different sub-types and the pathophysiology of CIC
- Evidence Based Diagnostic Approach – Brian Lacy. MD
Dr. Lacy discusses the diagnostic approaches for CIC
- Treatment Approach for Chronic Constipation – Brian Lacy, MD
Dr. Lacy discusses the most effective treatment approaches for CIC
- Chronic Constipation Panel Discussion – Drs. Chang, Chey, Drossman, Lacy, Keefer, Meghan Huff, PA
Upper GI Functional Disorders (Refractory Heartburn & Functional Dyspepsia) – Lin Chang, MD Moderator
- Esophageal Disorders- William D. Chey, MD
Dr. Chey discusses the diagnostic and treatment approaches for Esophageal Disorders
- Gastroduodenal Disorders – William D. Chey, MD
Dr. Chey discusses the diagnostic and treatment approaches for Gastroduodenal Disorders
- Upper GI Panel Discussion – Drs. Chang, Chey, Drossman, Keefer
Effective Behavioral Interventions- Douglas A. Drossman, MD Moderator
- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Hypnosis and other interventions; What it is, Who it benefits and How does it work? – Laurie Keefer, PhD Dr.Keefer discusses the key elements of behavioral interventions with emphasis on CBT, Hypnosis and Mindfullness
- Behavioral Intervention Panel Discussion – Drs. Drossman, Keefer and Johannah Ruddy, M. Ed
Dr. Drossman discusses the key elements of good provider/patient communication to optimize patient care, decrease burnout and increase provider and patient satisfaction.
Dr. Chang discusses the benefits of using the Multi-Dimensional Clinical Profile (MDCP) cases, the Rome Foundation Algorithms and the GI Genius Interactive Toolkit to make diagnostic and treatment choices for patients with FGIDs
Special Thank You to the following companies for their support of these meetings
This activity is now available for self learning with CME credit. For each hour of learning, 1.0 credit is provided. Please email Johannah Ruddy directly to claim your credits, and receive the evaluation form to be submitted for the certificate.
*This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the New Mexico Medical Society (NMMS) through the joint providership of Rehoboth McKinley Christian Health Care Services (RMCHCS) and Rome Foundation. RMCHCS is accredited by NMMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. RMCHCS designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.