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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.

The Rome Foundation and its Programs – Douglas A. Drossman, MD

IBS – Lin Chang, MD Moderator

Chronic Constipation – Douglas A. Drossman, MD Moderator

Upper GI Functional Disorders (Refractory Heartburn & Functional Dyspepsia) – Lin Chang, MD Moderator

Effective Behavioral Interventions- Douglas A. Drossman, MD Moderator

Introduction to Clinical Skills Development- Key Elements of Good Patient/Provider Communication- Douglas A. Drossman, MD

Dr. Drossman discusses the key elements of good provider/patient communication to optimize patient care, decrease burnout and increase provider and patient satisfaction.

Diagnostic Algorithms and MDCP Concept, Case Examples and GI Genius (Rome Interactive Clinical Decision Making Toolkit)- Lin Chang, MD

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

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals

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.

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