NP Evening Series: Esophageal Updates: It's Not Just Your Grandmother's Heartburn!
April 20, 2021
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Webinar (1.5 CH; 0.25 Pharm)
**If you are registered and not able to attend the live presentation, you will receive the recording link and evaluation survey to obtain the contact hours.
The NP Evening Series is a new program providing evidence-based content on current trends and topics relevant to NP practice. The evening webinar will cover one topic over 90 minutes and provides 1.5 CH and 0.25 Pharm.
Target Audience: Nurse Practitioners, APRNs, RNs seeking updates in GI care.
Tamara S. Goda, DNP, ANP-BC
Adult Nurse Practitioner,
Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery,
Overview: Review of common benign and malignant conditions of the esophagus including:
Para esophageal hernia pathology
Overview of novel diagnostic, pharmaceutical and surgical treatment options including Per Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) and esophageal sphincter augmentation/LINX.
Summarize current recommendations for prevention and treatment of common esophageal disorders as they relate to long term outcomes-including survival and quality of life.
Understand pathophysiology of common esophageal conditions.
Become familiar with the diagnostics utilized for disease identification as well as the indications for referral to GI and thoracic surgery specialty care.
Understand the connection between chronic reflux and PPI use with increased incidence of esophageal cancer.