Register Now!Open to CCMS physician members & prospective members, as well as their physician assistants and nurses (sorry, non-medical guests are not permitted)


Thursday, October 25, 2018 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
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Club Pelican Bay
707 Gulf Park Drive
Naples, FL 34108

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April Donahue or Nancy Wood
Collier County Medical Society

21st GI Symposium
Thursday, October 25, 2018

presented by

Gastroenterology Group of Naples
& Collier County Medical Society

5:30 to 6:30pm - 
Exhibits & Reception
6:30 to 8:30pm - Dinner & Presentations

2 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(TM)

What is new in Inflammatory Bowel Disease? Everything!
Raymond W. Phillips MD
Hepatitis C therapy in the 21st Century. A cure at last!
Sandra Jara MD
Irritable Bowel Syndrome. Finally, effective treatment!
Rafael Urbina MD
Screening for Colon cancer. Options for all!
Gustavo Rivera MD

Educational Objectives:

1. Evaluate diagnosis of Hepatitis C, extrahepatic manifestations, and treatment
2. Define leaky gut and identify causes of IBD; explain mechanisms of action of biologics
3. Define IBS and describe pathophysiology and clinical manifestation; explain IBS diagnosis and management.
4. Cite colon cancer incidence and risk factors, identify screening tools, and describe colon polyps management and surveillance recommendations.

Register online by Oct. 22nd, or contact CCMS:
(239) 435-7727 /

There is no charge for this event. Open to CCMS physician members & prospective members,
as well as their physician assistants and nurse practitioners
(sorry, non-medical guests are not permitted).

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the NCH Healthcare System and Collier County Medical Society. The NCH Healthcare System is accredited by the Florida Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The NCH Healthcare System designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. All faculty, the NCH Healthcare System, and Collier County Medical Society will disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of the presentation. Neither the faculty nor any of the planners have any conflicts or disclosures to make at this time.