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The Endoscopic Management of Upper GI Bleeding

This presentation will review the current state of assessment and treatment of upper gastrointestinal bleeding with a focus on endoscopic techniques.

Target Audience

  • Gastroenterologists
  • Internal Medicine, Primary Care Physicians
  • Emergency Medicine Physician Assistants
  • Nurse Practitioners

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the various causes of upper GI bleeding
  • Determine initial management of upper GI bleeding
  • Learn available endoscopic therapies for variceal and non-variceal bleeding
  • Discuss possible future developments for endoscopic treatment of upper GI bleeding

Accreditation Statement

Beth Israel Medical Center and St. Luke’s and Roosevelt Hospitals are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Beth Israel Medical Center designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Policy on Faculty and Provider Disclosure

It is the policy of Beth Israel Medical Center and St. Luke's and Roosevelt Hospitals that faculty and providers disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity. Beth Israel Medical Center and St. Luke's and Roosevelt Hospitals have established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. 

The following have reported that they do not have any financial relationships to disclose:
David L. Carr-Locke, MD

Presenter

David L. Carr-Locke, MD, DRCOG, FRCP, FACG, FASGE

David L. Carr-Locke, MD, DRCOG, FRCP, FACG, FASGE David L. Carr-Locke, MD, is the Chief of the Division of Digestive Diseases at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, and Professor of Medicine at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.
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