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Chronic Liver Disease Foundation
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...About 71 activities offering 0.25 to 1.0 credit-hours. Total about 66 hours). 
CME Credits Awarded by....Various academic institutions.
Instruction Types...Webcasts (video lectures with slides), Audiocasts (audio with slides), eMonographs ( for download and print), Congress Updates (highlights and breaking abstracts from EASL, DDW, ACG & AASLD) and Symposia Broadcasts.
Target Audiences...Hepatology, Gastroenterology and any medical professional who serves patients with chronic liver disease.
Educational material last updated....2013.
CME credit expires...One year after posting.
Financial Support...Multiple pharmaceutical companies.
This site offers numerous brief presentations concerning Hepatitis B (HBV), Hepatitis C (HBC), Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE) and Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC). 

Cleveland Clinic Gastroenterology
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD
CME Credit Hours....39 activities offering a total of about 20 hours (not counted).
CME Credits Awarded by....Cleveland Clinic.
Instruct. Type...Slide-Video and Slide-Audio Lectures, Podcasts, Text-Only.
Target Audiences...GI.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial Support...Some activities have commercial support.
CME Credit Expires...2 years after posting.
Some recent activities include:
Managing severe acute pancreatitis
Iron Overload and the Liver
Anti-neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody (ANCA), Associated Vasculitis: Granulomatosis with Polyangiitis (GPA, Wegener's) and Microscopic Polyangiitis (MPA)
Primary, Idiopathic Vasculitis: Presumed Autoimmune Etiology
Systemic Vasculitides
Medical Management of GERD

Clinical Care Options Hepatitis  
Posted by Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...About 17 activities (with AMA credit) offering about 17 hours (not counted).
CME Credits Awarded by....Various Sponsors.
Instruction Type...Text-with-Slides or Case-Based-Interactive).
Educational material last updated...2013.
Credit Expires...One year after posting.
Financial support...Various pharmaceutical companies.
About 17 text-based or case-based-interactive activities concerned with aspects of Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C infection. All of these categories offer CME credit: Conference Coverage, Journal Options, Management Series, Treatment Updates, Annual Updates and Interactive Cases.
Recent presentations include:
• Highlights From Amsterdam 2013: HCV Phase III Studies and Approved Agents
• Management of Chronic Hepatitis B Virus Infection in Women of Reproductive Age
• Hepatitis Highlights
• So You Think You're a Hepatitis C Expert, Educational Material, Part 3
• Updates in Viral Hepatitis from AASLD 2012
• Treat or Wait in HCV? A Series of Challenging Case Vignettes 

Gi Health Foundation
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...About 44 activities offering 0.25 to  1.25 credit-hours Total about 28).  
CME Credits Awarded by....Various academic institutions.
Instruction Types:
• Webcasts (video lectures with slides)
• eMonographs (available for download and print)
• Congress Updates (highlights and breaking abstracts from ACG, DDW, and UEGW)
• Symposia Broadcasts.
Educational material last updated...2013.
Expiration of CME credit...One year after posting.
Financial support...Multiple Pharmaceutical Companies.
The goal of the Gi Health Foundation is to provide health professionals with the most current education and information on gastrointestinal health. 
Major areas of focus are: Irritable Bowel Syndrome;  Inflammatory Bowel Disease; Crohn's Disease; Ulcerative Colitis; and Fecal Incontinence.
Some recent topics include:
• The Great Debates in Functional GI Disorders: Discussing the Clinical Implications of Fecal Incontinence and IBS
• Xpert Perspectives from UEGW... Reporting on IBS
• Xpert Perspectives from ACG... Reporting on IBS
• Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome With Constipation (IBS-C): From Conventional to New and Emerging Pharmacologic Therapies

GI Journal Club: Current and Emerging Approaches to Promoting Intestinal Adaptation in Adults With Short Bowel Syndrome
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD
CME Credit Hours....1.75 hour.
CME Credits Awarded by....Institute for Medical and Nursing Education (IMNE).
Instruction Type...Slide-Video Lectures.
Target Audiences...Physicians, Nurses, Dietitians, Pharmacists and other Health Care Providers who manage patients with Short Bowel Syndrome.
Educational material last updated....April 18, 2013.
CME Credit Expires...April 30, 2014.
Financial Support...NPS Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Short bowel syndrome is a condition in which functional or anatomical loss of extensive segments of the small intestine results in severely compromised absorptive capacity. 
At the conclusion of this activity, you should be able to:
• Define Short Bowel Syndrome in adults and identify its etiologies and outcomes
• Summarize current treatment modalities available to manage patients with Short Bowel Syndrome and the evidence supporting their use
• Characterize mechanisms involved in intestinal adaptation and therapeutic options available to enhance it

Hepatitis Web Study
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...0.5 per module (total of 13.5 hours)
CME Credits Awarded by....University of Alabama Continuing Medical Education.
Cost for Credit......Free. 
Instruction Type...Case-Based Interactive.
Target Audiences...FP, IM, ID, GI.
Educational material last updated...2013.
Financial Support...CDC.
A set of brief (30 minutes) case simulations about:
• Hepatitis A (3)
• Hepatitis B (14)
• Hepatitis C (6)
• Common Management Issues (2) and 
• Health Educator (2).

Imedex eLearning Center
Posted by...Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours...(Probably) 23 courses offering about 131 hours.
CME Credits Awarded by....Imedex, Inc.
Instruction Type...Slide-Video lectures, podcast, text.
Educational material last updated....2013.
Financial Support...Various Pharmaceutical Companies.
(Probably) only the webcasts offer CME credit. Of these, 13 are in Oncology; other areas are Hematology (7) and Gastroenterology (6). Many of the webcasts offer multiple modules.

Medscape Gastroenterology
Posted by... Bernard Sklar, MD.
CME Credit Hours... Varies from time to time. 
CME Credits Awarded by....Medscape and 50 other sponsoring organizations.
Instruction Type...Text-and-Graphics, Text-Only, Slide-Audio Lecture, Slide-Video Lecture and Case-Based-Interactive.
Target Audiences....GI.
Educational material last updated...New activities posted daily.
Financial Support...Many academic, specialty, and commercial sources as well as self-supported by Medscape.
Expiration of CME Credit...Credit for most activities expires one year after posting.
CME activities of special interest to gastroenterologists. Medscape contains a variety of educational formats:
CONFERENCE COVERAGE - Reports of  advances presented at major medical conferences; typically includes several tracks with news stories, expert interviews, and in-depth topic overviews.
CLINICAL UPDATE - Comprehensive original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.
FAST TRACK CLINICAL UPDATE - Narrowly focused original review article on scientific advances in a clinical topic.
CME-LIVE - Real-time online events with streaming video, synchronized visuals, and interactive questions and answers; archived for 1 year.
CLINICAL BRIEFS - Daily reports of major current medical research articles; 0.25 credits each
JOURNAL CME - Articles selected from a wide selection of peer-reviewed journals.
SPECIAL REPORT CME - Topic-based monthly email newsletter distributed to Medscape's professional member database by specialty.
INTERACTIVE PATIENT CASES - Original CME activity presented to the physician in an interactive, clinical case-based format. (See especially eMedicine CME Case Presentations.)
CME CIRCLE - Multimedia content certified by other accredited professional education providers, typically from live symposia or monographs, and then posted on Medscape and archived for one year.