Friday Courses

Receive in-depth updates on the latest in GI and hepatology, endoscopy, and practice management when you attend one or more of the optional Friday courses. Five courses are offered: three half-day courses, the GI Pathology and Imaging Course, the What’s New in GI Pharmacology Course, and the Practice Management Summit; one evening course, the Guide to the Guidelines; and one full-day course, the ASGE Endoscopy Course.

What’s New in GI Pharmacology Course

Friday, October 25, 2024 | 1:45 pm – 5:20 pm Eastern Time

Course Directors: Brooks D. Cash, MD, FACG, and William D. Chey, MD, FACG

1:45 pm Welcome and Introductions
Brooks D. Cash, MD, FACG, and William D. Chey, MD, FACG
Moderator: Brooks D. Cash, MD, FACG
1:50 pm GLP1 Agonists and GI Patients: What You Need to Know Now
Michael Camilleri, MD, MACG
Explain the mechanisms and management of GLP1-induced effects in gastroenterology and endoscopic practice.
2:10 pm Crohn’s Disease Pharmacologic Therapy: Where Do We Stand in 2024?
Millie D. Long, MD, MPH, FACG
Discuss the evidence and placement of current and future pharmacologic therapies for Crohn’s disease.
2:30 pm Causes and Solutions for High Ostomy Output
Darrell S. Pardi, MD, MS, FACG
Apply best evidence for the diagnosis and pharmacologic therapy of high ostomy output scenarios.
2:50 pm What’s New in Alcohol-Associated Liver Disease?
Loretta L. Jophlin, MD, PhD
Discuss the new ACG alcohol-associated liver disease guideline and identify currently available and emerging management strategies and outcomes for patients with alcoholic liver disease.
3:10 pm Q & A
3:25 pm Break
Moderator: William D. Chey, MD, FACG
3:40 pm Identification and Management of Opioid-Induced Gastrointestinal Dysfunction
Brooks D. Cash, MD, FACG
Discuss the evaluation and management of opioid-induced and opioid- associated gastrointestinal symptoms.
4:00 pm Embracing Neuromodulators for Chronic Gastrointestinal Symptoms
Lin Chang, MD, FACG
Explain current best evidence supporting the use of neuromodulator therapies for GI disease and how to prescribe and monitor them.
4:20 pm 2024 Update in Helicobacter pylori Best Practices
Shailja C. Shah, MD, MPH
Identify the optimal strategies for managing Helicobacter pylori infection and review the updated ACG guideline.
4:40 pm Medical Management of Acute Pancreatitis
Santhi Swaroop Vege, MD, MACG
Describe the new ACG Acute Pancreatitis guideline and the newest information regarding the evaluation and pharmacologic management of acute pancreatitis.
5:00 pm Q & A
5:20 pm Course Adjourns