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Free Continuing Medical Education Symposium

Gitlin Primary Care Update: The Patient with Gastrointestinal Disease

Friday, April 26, 2019

Primary Care Update

Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
Frobese Conference Center • Zaslow Auditorium
1200 Old York Rd,
Abington, PA 19001


Abington Hospital gratefully acknowledges the support of The Gitlin Family Foundation in the area of continuing medical education and primary care medicine.

There is no registration fee to attend this program, however a limited number of seats are available so early registration is encouraged. We ask that you notify us before April 22, 2019 if you need to cancel your registration. For more information, please call 215-481-2729 or email Shawn Ralston.

Program Description

This program is intended to present an update on a wide array of gastrointestinal topics. The faculty will present concise, evidence-based lectures with time to address questions.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this session, the participant shall be able to:

  • Discuss new colorectal cancer screening guidelines from the American Cancer Society.
  • Review current information on a variety of gastrointestinal topics.
  • Explain how to approach common colorectal complaints encountered by primary care clinicians.

Target Audience

This program is intended for primary care physicians, residents, nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.


Accreditation Statement

The Abington Health is accredited by the Pennsylvania Medical Society to provide Continuing Medical Education for physicians.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Policy

Faculty and all others who have the ability to control the content of the continuing medical education sponsored by Abington Health are expected to disclose to the audience whether they do or do not have any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest or other relationships related to the content of their presentation(s).

Credit Designation Statement

Abington Health designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CEU Credits

Abington Memorial Hospital is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by PA State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This continuing nursing education activity was approved by Abington Memorial Hospital for a maximum of (7.25) Continuing Education Units.

Patient Safety Certification Statement

This activity complies with the definition of patient safety/risk management continuing medical education required by the Pennsylvania State Board of Medicine for license renewal. The learner may designate up to 7.25 patient safety/risk management continuing medical education credits.