Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review

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Full Course:  36.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD; (EXPIRES 8/31/20)

Course(s) are appropriate for:  Gastroenterologists, Hepatologists, Internists, Fellows in Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine Residents Interested in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, and Nurse Practitioners Working in Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Internal medicine.

Series 1 (GHBR1): Stay Current in Your Specialty

Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review focuses on the key topics in these two subspecialties. It will help you keep pace with the latest developments in your field and will fully prepare you for the ABIM Gastroenterology subspecialty certification exam. It will help you to:
  • Apply an evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal and liver disorders
  • Augment your scope of knowledge of motility disorders such as gastroparesis, functional dyspepsia, ileus, etc.
  • Identify approaches to gastrointestinal hemorrhage
  • Appraise the management of hepatitis B and hepatitis C
  • Outline screening procedures and diagnostic criteria for gastrointestinal cancers


This course is strictly ONLINE with no download – an internet connection is critical in order to do this course.  Do not complete testing prior to the end of your chosen date period or your dates will be adjusted.

To view topic outline of the full course, see below:

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Course Topics

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Barrett's Esophagus

Esophageal Motility and Structural Disorders

Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis

Esophageal Cancer

Peptic Ulcer Hemorrhage: Diagnosis and Management

Motility Disorders: Gastroparesis, Functional Dyspepsia, Ileus

Malabsorption and Nutrition

Viral/Bacterial Gastroenteritis


Celiac Disease, Nonceliac Gluten Sensitivity

C. difficile Colitis

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Ischemic Bowel

Colorectal Cancer: Screening Strategies

Gastrointestinal Cancer

Hereditary Gastrointestinal Polyposis/Cancer Syndromes

Viral Hepatitis Overview

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis C

HIV - Viral Hepatitis Coinfection

Drug-Induced Liver Injury

Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Alcoholic Hepatitis

Autoimmune Liver Disorders

Genetic Liver Disorders

Hepatic Decompensation

Liver Cancer/Liver Masses

Liver Transplantation

Liver Fibrosis

Acute Pancreatitis

Chronic Pancreatitis

Pancreatic Neoplasms

Gallstones, Gallbladder, and Biliary Tract Disease


Gut Microbiome

Approach to Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage

Obesity - Medical and Bariatric Therapyv

Gastrointestinal and Hepatic Graft-Versus-Host Disease

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Apply a sophisticated, evidence-based approach to the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal and liver disorders
  • Discuss the difference between gastroesophageal reflux disease and Barrett’s esophagus
  • Differentiate among motility disorders: gastroparesis, functional dyspepsia, ileus
  • Assess therapy options for C. difficile colitis
  • Summarize screening procedures and diagnostic criteria for gastrointestinal cancers
  • Differentiate between the management options for hepatitis B and hepatitis C
  • Explain imaging possibilities for liver masses
  • Recognize the diagnostic challenges of acute pancreatitis and chronic pancreatitis
  • Identify approaches to gastrointestinal bleeding



Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 36.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 36.5 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
Date of Original Release: August 31, 2017
Date Credits Expire: August 31, 2020
Contact Hours: 36.5
Estimated Time to Complete: 36.5 hours
CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

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