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Advanced Practice Provider Onboarding for the GI Practice (On-Demand) | July 2020
Released: July 2020
Time: 12 hours (approximately)
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.
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