Acute Care Surgery

Modern Management of PUD

Activity Details
  • Credit Type: CME
  • Credit Amount: 1.00
  • Cost: $70.00
  • Release: Feb 1, 2014
  • Expires: Jan 30, 2020
  • Estimated Time to Complete:
    1 Hour(s)
  • System Requirements:
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Faculty

Peter A.  Pappas Peter A. Pappas, MD, FACS
Assistant Professor
College of Medicine
University of Central Florida
Orlando, Florida
Vice Chairman
Department of Surgery
Health First Holmes Regional Medical Center
Melbourne, Florida

Nathaniel  Poulin Nathaniel Poulin, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery
Division of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
East Carolina University
Brody Schools of Medicine
Greenville, North Carolina

Attending
Vidant Medical Center
Greenville, North Carolina

Needs Statement

Nearly two decades after the advent of medical management for gastic ulcers, peptic ulcer disease and its surgical implications remains an important disease process for the general and acute care surgeon.  A thorough understanding for the pathophysiologic mechanisms of PUD, relevant anatomy and options for both medical and surgical treatment are key to providing the best possible approach to patient care.

Target Audience

Physicians and other healthcare professionals

Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

 

  1. Describe the epidemiology and pathophysiology of peptic ulcer disease 
  2. Name available treatments for PUD
  3. Describe modern surgical treatment of PUD 

 

 

Accreditation

CME
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, and Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma. The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine presents this activity for educational purposes only. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected for presentations because of recognized expertise in their field.

ACGME Competencies

  • Patient care

Faculty Disclosure

No speaker, planner or content reviewer has any relevant financial relationships to disclose. No speaker will discuss the off-label use of a product.

Content review confirmed that the content was developed in a fair, balanced manner free from commercial bias. Disclosure of a relationship is not intended to suggest or condone commercial bias in any presentation, but it is made to provide participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a presentation.

Acknowledgement

This activity is jointly provided by the University of Kentucky and Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma.