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ASGE Annual GI Advanced Practice Provider Course Bundle (On-Demand) | March 2024
Release Date: April 2024
Viewing Time: 15 hours

This course contains recordings of a virtual two-day course that took place March 15-16, 2024.

The highly popular two-day course is tailored for Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) within the gastroenterology clinical team. This comprehensive course, now in its fifth year, aims to educate APPs of all experience levels. The first day covers essential topics such as onboarding for new APPs, fundamental aspects of GI consultation and endoscopic practices, and principles of collaborative practice between APPs and physicians. On the second day, explore more advanced concepts in GI endoscopy, achalasia, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and abnormal liver tests.

This course is a valuable resource for quality GI education for APPs, aiming to facilitate effective collaboration between APPs and physicians and effectively integrate new APPs into the GI team. Participate in the first day, second day or both days based on your specific practice needs.

New this year is case-based studies in radiology, focusing on various conditions that include:

  • Small bowel obstruction
  • Common bile duct stones
  • Pancreatic mass
  • Colonic ileus
Learning Objectives

Day One

  • List recommendations for developing optimal GI consultation skills emphasizing proper medical record documentation
  • Identify common billing codes for GI Consultation, supported by appropriate documentation
  • Discuss best practices in preparing the patient for procedures covering aspects such as informed consent, bowel preparation and addressing the needs of patients with Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass requiring ERCP
  • Explore case examples of imaging studies with an APP-physician team approach
Day Two
  • Review best clinical practices for general and advanced endoscopic procedures
  • Learn the essentials of patient evaluation and management for liver disease, IBD, variceal bleeding, and Barrett’s esophagus
  • Discuss IBD Pharmacology Update for 2024
  • Explore updates and advancements in Endoscopic Bariatric Therapy for 2024
  • Engage in a journal club-style presentation discussing the iGIE publication article titled “Eosinophilic Esophagitis for the Advanced Practice Provider”
Course Directors and Faculty
Course Directors


Joseph J. Vicari, MD, MBA, FASGE
Rockford Gastroenterology Associates, Ltd.
Rockford, IL

Sarah Enslin, PA-C
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, New York

Janelle DeFilippis APN-BC
Rockford Gastroenterology Associates Ltd.
Rockford, IL

Katelyn Cookson, PA-C
UCHealth Digestive Health Center
Aurora, CO

University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, New York

Kimberly Kearns, MS, APN-BC
Duly Health and Care
Hoffman Estates, IL

John A. Martin, MD, FASGE
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Sarel Myburgh, APRN, CNP, MS
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Jill Olmstead, DNP, ANP-BC, FAANP
Providence St. Joseph Health
Fullerton, California

Sumeet Tewani MD, FASGE
Rockford Gastroenterology Associates, Ltd.
Rockford, IL
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: Member: $295.00
Non-Member: $395.00
Credit Offered:
14.75 CME Credits
14.75 Participation Credits
Contains: 2 Courses
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