Homestead Hospital Conference Series: Non-variceal Upper Gastrointestinal Bleeding (NVUGIB)
Non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding (NVUGIB) remains a common and challenging emergency for gastroenterologists and general physicians. The current recommendations for the management of patient with NVUGIB have been updated. Join us to hear Dr. Danny J. Avalos discuss the prevalence and risk factors for patients with non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding and the latest guidelines on scoring systems, optimal endoscopy timing and the determination of appropriate patient management to optimize care and outcomes.
Hospitalists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, House Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses and all other interested healthcare providers.
- Identify the prevalence and risk factors for patients with non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding (NVUGIB).
- Outline the pathophysiology of NVUGIB.
- Utilize appropriate upper gastrointestinal (UGI) bleeding scoring system in the determination of patient management and optimal timing for upper endoscopy.
- Utilize evidence based data in the determination of appropriated anticoagulation therapy after NVUGI bleeding.
Danny J. Avalos, M.D.
Danny J. Avalos, M.D., indicated that neither he nor his spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and he will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in his presentation or discussion.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20- , by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.
This activity has also been approved for 1 credit hour for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.00 General certificate of attendance
- 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.00 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
- 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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