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Advanced Practice Provider Onboarding for the GI Practice (On-Demand) | July 2020
Released: July 2020
Time: 12 hours (approximately)
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the live version of this course will be held virtually only and was postponed to July 11-12, 2020. All livestreamed sessions will be recorded and posted here approximately 30 days after the course is held. Please contact our customer care team at with questions or concerns.
Advanced Practice Providers (APPs) are crucial members of the gastroenterology clinical team in delivering high quality and efficient care to patients. This new ASGE course examines GI-specific essentials for APPs -new or returning to GI - and provide best practices to assist in navigating their role in all GI practice settings. Through a mix of didactic lectures and interactive sessions with case studies, taught by leading experts in the field, this course will serve as a critical resource for units that want to create an effective APP/physician collaboration and successfully and smoothly integrate new APPs into their GI team.

The recorded presentations will be available after August 10, 2019.
Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:
  • Recognize key aspects of scope of practice in GI consultation as reflected in proper documentation
  • Summarize various endoscopic procedures and how best to prepare the patient for endoscopy.
  • Identify common ncodes used for GI consult endoscopic procedures.
  • Discuss the rold of the GI APP by chronicling both inpatient and outpatient workdays.
  • Outline tools and resources needed to develop an onboarding program for the GI APP.
  • List key elmenets of a high-performing, quality GI team.
Target Audience
Advanced Practice Providers that are new or need a refresher in GI. APP supervisors, physician leaders, and administrators responsible for the onboarding of APPs and for the development of an effective APP/physician collaboration.
Course Directors and Faculy

Course Directors

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

Jill Olmstead, MSN, ANP-C, CCS-P, FAANP
St. Joseph Health
Fullerton, CA

Enslin, Sarah

Sarah Enslin, RPA-C
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY

Aaron Shiels, MD, FASGE
Aaron Shiels, MD, FASGE
Rockford Gastroenterology Associates
Rockford, IL

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Vivek Kaul, MD, FASGE
University of Rochester Medical Center
Rochester, NY

Barbara Tauscher, MHA, FACMP
Barbara Tauscher, MHA, FACMP
The Oregon Clinic
Portland, OR
Hardware/Software Requirements
Windows Requirements: 
Operating system: Windows 7+ 
Browser: Internet Explorer 8+, Firefox 10+, Google Chrome 10+ 
Internet connection: DSL, cable modem, or other high-speed connection 
Flash: Adobe® Flash® Player 12+ 

Macintosh Requirements: 
Operating system: Mac OS X 10.6.8+ 
Browser: Mozilla Firefox 10+, Safari 5+, Google Chrome 10+ 
Internet connection: DSL, cable modem, or other high-speed connection
Flash: Adobe® Flash® Player 12+
Contact Information
For technical difficulties or questions related to content or CME credits, please contact ASGE between the hours of 8:30 AM and 5:00 PM (CST) at 1-866-353-2743 or email
Availability: On-Demand
Available Jul 25, 2020 to Aug 25, 2023
Cost: Member: $295.00
Non-Member: $395.00