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Grand Rounds: New Alternatives in the Management of Gastroparesis

01-17-2020

By Reinaldo, Garcia, MD , Akron Children's Hospital


Objectives (Educational Content) :

1. Define gastroparesis in the pediatric population. 2. Describe the appropriate work-up and management of gastroparesis. 3. Explain new alternatives in the management of chronic nausea and gastroparesis (per oral pyloromyotomy and gastric stimulation). 4. Demonstrate a basic understanding of gastric electrophysiology

Target Audience:

General pediatricians, family physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, social workers, psychologists and nurses

Identified Gap:

Update on the management of pediatric gastroparesis.

Estimated Time to Complete the Educational Activity:

1 hour

Expiration Date for CME Credit:

00-00-0000

Method of Physician Participation in the Learning Process:

The learner will view the presentation, successfully complete a post-test and complete an activity evaluation.

Evaluation Methods:

All learners must successfully complete a post-test, as well as an activity evaluation, to claim CME credit.

Disclosure:

Dr. Garcia has indicated that he has no relevant financial interest in any pharmaceutical or medical device company and that this activity was developed independent of commercial interest.

Accreditation Statement:

Children’s Hospital Medical Center of Akron is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CHMCA designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit TM.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 

Bibliography:

Spectrum of gastroparesis in children.  J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 2012; 55:166-172

Update in pediatric gastroparesis.  Neurogastroenterology and motility.  Dec 2019

Endoscopic Temporary GES in Pediatrics.  Neuromodulation 2015