Now Available For Preorder
- DVD Video - 4+ hours
- Multi-disc DVD recording with electronic manual and instructions.
- PETER BUCH, MD, AGAF, FACP
- PESI HealthCare
- 3/15/2018 - Available Now for Pre-Order
- CE Available:
- Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
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- Evaluate acute and chronic abdominal pain.
- Choose between commonly-ordered liver function tests for clinical significance.
- Explain what you need to know about Hepatitis C.
- Determine the current best practices in colon cancer prevention.
- Understand which medical conditions respond to probiotics.
- Analyze the best strategies to determine the source of the GI bleed.
- Explore important updates in Clostridium difficile treatment.
- Plan to incorporate the newest strategies for successful treatment of Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
- Assessing Abdominal Pain
- The diagnostic tool chest
- Learn from memorable case studies
- How the PQRST system helps make the diagnosis:
- P: Positional, palliating, provocative factors
- Q: Quality
- R: Region, radiation, referral
- S: Severity
- T: Temporal factors
- Looming emergency or just an ileus?
- Assessing Elevated Liver Function Tests
- Clinical importance of liver function tests
- Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease: A new epidemic
- Identify at-risk patients and the best treatments available
- Commonly-encountered gallbladder duct dilemmas
- The A, B, Cs of Hepatitis
- Colon Cancer Prevention
- Best practices for colon cancer prevention
- Who needs a colonoscopy?
- Hemoccult, “FIT,” and “Cologuard”
- What you need to know about “interval” cancer
- Young patients with colon cancer
- Clostridium Difficile Challenges
- Understanding the importance of a “carrier state”
- Clostridium difficile prevention
- Antibiotic choices
- How to assess recurrences
- Potential risks of fecal transplants
- How Probiotics may help
- How many recurrences until we utilize fecal transplant?
- Avoiding complications
- Evaluating and Treating GI Bleeding
- Assessing your patient
- Upper, lower or small bowel source
- Advanced techniques to localize the source of bleeding
- Non-surgical treatment of GI bleeding
- Our great challenge: The very elderly population and GI bleeding
- Successful Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- How we make a diagnosis in 2018
- Are we missing another diagnosis?
- Importance of “alarm symptoms”
- Partnering with your patient
- Understanding a FODMAP diet
- OTC medicines that help
- Latest treatments
PETER BUCH, MD, AGAF, FACP
Peter Buch is a clinical gastroenterologist with over 30 years of specialty experience to draw from. He completed his internship and Residency in Internal Medicine and his Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center. His current practice is in Manchester, Connecticut, where he has assembled a team that treats all GI conditions. "We pride ourselves on giving each patient the time and care they need," says Dr. Buch. This has resulted in outstanding patient evaluations and much better outcomes.
Dr. Buch has a passion for teaching. His expertise has been shared with experienced clinicians and advanced level students. He teaches at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine, the Frank H Netter School of Medicine/Quinnipiac University and the University of Connecticut APRN School. Dr. Buch's style is case-based, practical, very interactive and fun. Upon completion of his seminar, you will have a virtual toolbox of new clinical ideas. He ALWAYS learns from his audiences and looks forward to learning with you!
Financial: Peter Buch is an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine; and at the University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is an Association Professor at Frank H. Netter School of Medicine/Quinnipiac University. Dr. Buch receives a speaking honorarium from AbbVie Synergy Pharmaceuticals. Peter Buch receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Peter Buch is a member of the American College of Gastroenterology where he serves on the FDA Committee and the Patient Care Committee.
Dr. Buch references the use of antidepressants for Irritable Bowel Syndrome; and the controversial use of Fibrotest to evaluate patients with fatty liver disease who may have fibrosis of the liver. Dr. Buch indicates he wishes to present a fair and balanced approach to practitioners regarding such practices.
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