Event Syllabus

BC Digestive Diseases Weekend

May 25, 2019 

Event Handouts

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Or you can download the individual handouts below.

Evaluation Form BCDDW 2019

Welcome Letter



Breakout Rooms

Accreditation, Objectives & COI

1. Artificial Intelligence in GI Disease
2. New Drugs for Irritable Bowel Syndrome

08:30-09:30 Snappers

1. Fecal Calprotectin: Utility of testing
2. Choosing Wisely Bye Bye PPI, How to Withdraw PPI Therapy
3. Role of Antibiotics in Diverticulitis
4. Primary Prevention of Colorectal Cancer

09:30-10:00 Cannabis in GI and Hepatic Disease

10:20-12:30 Breakout Small Group Case Based Discussions

A. Clinical Utility of Lab Tests in GI Disease (Handouts not Available)
B. Liver Enzymes Review
C. Polyps What do you do With Them?
D. Review of Topical Therapy for GI Disease
E. Dysphagia: Oral Verses Esophageal (Handouts not Available)
F. Fecal Transplants in Victoria, What you Need to Know

13:30- 14:30 Snappers
1. Continuous Quality Improvement in Colonoscopy 2019
2. Use of Antidepressants in Functional GI Disease (Handouts not Available)
3. FODMAPS for Irritable Bowel Syndrome
4. H Pylori Update

14:30-15:00 Common GI Problems in Pediatrics
15:20-15:50 Fake News in GI
15:50- 16:20 The GI Micobiome’s Role in Health & Disease – an Update
16:20- 16:50 Small Intestine Bacterial Over-Growth What to do?