Activity

Activity ID

3593

Expires

September 5, 2020

Format Type

Enduring

CME Credit

0.5

Fee

$30
CME Provider

JAMA

Description

Drs Stuart Spechler and Peter Kahrilis discuss GERD and esophagitis–how they occur and how they are treated. Dr Spechler also discusses a new hypothesis regarding how reflux esophagitis is caused that differs from the traditional teaching that acid and pepsin reflux into the esophagus and burn the mucosa layers.

Disclaimers
1. This activity is accredited by the American Medical Association.
2. This activity is free to AMA members.

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No

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Educational Objectives

To review the diagnosis and management of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and understand recent insights into the pathophysiology of reflux esophagitis.

Keywords

Esophageal Disease, Gastroduodenal Ulcer, Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Gastroesophageal Reflux

Competencies

Medical Knowledge, Patient Care & Procedural Skills

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Practice Setting

Inpatient, Rural, Urban

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