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CME / ABIM MOC

Evidence-Based Strategies for Prevention of Post-ERCP Pancreatitis: What You Need to Know

  • Authors: James Buxbaum, MD; Jonathan Cohen, MD; Michel Kahaleh, MD; Dalbir S. Sandhu, MD; Prateek Sharma, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 7/21/2023
  • Valid for credit through: 7/21/2024, 11:59 PM EST
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 0.75 ABIM MOC points

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for gastroenterologists, primary care physicians, and surgeons.

The goal of this activity is for learners to be better able to implement evidence-based recommendations for the prevention of post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) pancreatitis.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Mechanisms involved in post-endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography pancreatitis (PEP)
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Applying guideline-based strategies for prevention of PEP
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Implement rectal nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs as an evidence-based strategy to prevent PEP


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Faculty

  • James Buxbaum, MD

    Associate Professor (Clinical Scholar)
    Keck Medicine of USC
    Los Angeles, California

    Disclosures

    James Buxbaum, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Boston Scientific; Interpace Biosciences; Olympus
    Research funding from: Medtronic

  • Jonathan Cohen, MD

    Clinical Professor of Medicine
    NYU Grossman School of Medicine
    New York, New York

    Disclosures

    Jonathan Cohen, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Micro-Tech Endoscopy; Olympus
    Owns stock (privately owned) in: GI Windows; ROMTECH

  • Michel Kahaleh, MD

    Clinical Director of Gastroenterology
    Chief of Endoscopy
    Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
    New Brunswick, New Jersey

    Disclosures

    Michel Kahaleh, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: AbbVie Inc.; Apollo; Boston Scientific; Creo; Medtronic; Microtech
    Research funding from: Boston Scientific; Fujifilm; Olympus
    Contracted researcher for: Boston Scientific; Olympus

  • Dalbir S. Sandhu, MD

    Assistant Professor of Medicine
    Creighton University
    Phoenix, Arizona

    Disclosures

    Dalbir S. Sandhu, MD, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Prateek Sharma, MD

    Professor of Medicine
    University of Kansas School of Medicine
    Kansas City, Kansas

    Disclosures

    Prateek Sharma, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Boston Scientific; CDx; Cipla; Medtronic; Olympus; Salix Pharmaceuticals; Samsung Bioepis; Takeda Pharmaceuticals North America, Inc.
    Research funding from: ERBE; Fujifilm

Editor

  • Briana Betz, PhD

    Senior Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Briana Betz, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP, has no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has no relevant financial relationships.


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CME / ABIM MOC

Evidence-Based Strategies for Prevention of Post-ERCP Pancreatitis: What You Need to Know

Authors: James Buxbaum, MD; Jonathan Cohen, MD; Michel Kahaleh, MD; Dalbir S. Sandhu, MD; Prateek Sharma, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 7/21/2023

Valid for credit through: 7/21/2024, 11:59 PM EST

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Contents of This CME Activity

To start this activity, please assess your clinical knowledge by completing the brief survey at the bottom. Answering these questions again after the activity will allow you to see what you learned and to compare your answers with those of your peers.

Post-ERCP Pancreatitis Overview

What do you know about Post-ERCP pancreatitis risk?
James Buxbaum MD; Prateek Sharma, MD

Evidence-Based Post-ERCP Pancreatitis Prevention Strategies

Get the data on commonly used methods to prevent post-ERCP pancreatitis
James Buxbaum, MD; Michel Kahaleh, MD

Post-ERCP Pancreatitis Prevention Guidance

Are you up to date on the latest recommendations?
James Buxbaum, MD; Dalbir S. Sandhu, MD

Applying the Guidelines to Clinical Practice

What do the recommendations mean for your practice?
James Buxbaum, MD; Jonathan Cohen, MD
 

Learning Feedback Questions

Please answer the questions below to self-assess your knowledge. Answering these questions again after the activity will allow you to see what you learned.

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