University of Miami Conference

The Ins & Outs of IBD

Program Information

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

Describe key clinical, endoscopic, and laboratory signs and symptoms of IBD

Summarize current approaches for diagnosing IBD

Implement evidence based IBD treatment pathways to optimize the use of conventional and newer therapies in IBD patients

Describe current recommendations for health maintenance in IBD patients

Collaborate effectively with practitioners of various disciplines to optimize the care of IBD patients

Utilize practical tools for managing access barriers and facilitating timely approval of therapies in IBD

Accreditation Statement:

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower, Focus Medical Communications and the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine’s Gastroenterology Division. The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest:

All individuals in control of the content of continuing education activities provided by the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower (ACHS) are required to disclose to the audience any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of the presentation or enduring material. Full disclosure of all commercial relationships must be made in writing to the audience prior to the activity. All other staff at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and Focus Medical Communications and the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine's Gastroenterology Division have no relationships to disclose.

Learner Assurance Statement:

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is committed to resolving all conflicts of interest issues that could arise as a result of individuals who control activity content and who have significant relationships with drug or device manufacturer(s). The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is committed to retaining only those individuals with financial interests that can be reconciled with the goals and educational integrity of the CME activity.

ANCC Accreditation:

Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

A maximum of 5.0 contact hours may be earned for successful completion of this activity.

This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie and Janssen Biotech, Inc.

Postponed Until Further Notice

Registration: 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM

Educational Session: 8:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Hotel Colonnade
Coral Gables

180 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, Florida 33134

University of Miami

Featured Faculty:

Maria T. Abreu, MD
Moriane Joseph, MSN, MPH, APRN
Norma Solis, MSN, APRN, AGNP-C



8:00 – 8:15 AM Welcome/Introduction
8:15 – 8:45 AM IBD 101
Dr. Amar R. Deshpande
8:45 – 9:05 AM Disease Monitoring with Biomarkers and Endoscopy:
How to Best Combine Them (Interpreting Diagnostic Studies)
Dr. David H. Kerman
9:05 – 9:30 AM Looking Beyond Medical Therapy for Pain Management
Floribeth Arrautt, LCSW
9:30 – 10:00 AM Pregnancy in IBD
Dr. Oriana M. Damas
10:00 – 10:30 AM Iron Deficiency Anemia in IBD
Visiting Faculty—Nana Bernasko, NP
10:30 – 10:45 AM Break/Exhibits
10:45 – 11:15 AM Assessment of Abnormal Liver Biochemistries
Carla Molliner, PA
11:15 – 11:45 AM Autoimmune Hepatitis Overlapping in IBD
Dr. Kalyan Bhamidimarri
11:45 AM – 12:15 PM Dietary Considerations in IBD
Luis Garces, RD/Maria Alejandra Quintero, MPH
12:15 – 1:00 PM Lunch/Exhibits
1:00 - 1:30 PM Surgical Considerations in IBD (Stem Cell Transplant)
Dr. Vanessa Hui
1:30 – 2:00 PM Ostomy/Wound care
To Be Determined
2:00 – 2:30 PM Surgical Nutrition in Patient with Fistulizing CD Disease
Dr. Dante Yeh
2:30 PM Closing Remarks/ Adjournment

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