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Course Registration


The highlight of the conference is the state of the art lectures given by national and international experts on common GI and Liver issues including IBD, Functional Bowel, Gastroparesis, Hepatitis C, Fatty Liver Disease, Obesity, GERD, Barrett’s, Esophagus, GI Cancers, ETC.

The hands on session was by far the most popular item; clipping, stenting, closing perforations, cryotherapy, RFA, hemostasis, cauterization, argongas, EMR, ESD, ablation, snare techniques, injection needles, use of HD endoscopes, etc. are all going to be highlighted again. This session is also designed for the nurses and GI fellows to gain familiarity with various endoscopic tools and techniques.




Upon completion of this course the participant should be able to:
  1. Practice acquired skills using endoscopic diagnostic tools for proper placement of endoluminal stents, mucosal ablation, hemostasis, endoscopic resection and advanced techniques to improve accuracy in making diagnoses, through hands-on workshops.
  2. Use appropriate therapy for patients with viral hepatitis, and colon cancer screening and surveillance, utilizing the most recent guidelines to improve patient outcomes.
  3. Formulate an evidence-based approach to inflammatory bowel disease, GERD and functional bowel management by utilizing new therapies.
  4. Create and implement patient education tools utilizing new evidence based approaches to patients experiencing gastrointestinal and hepatic disease processes.
  5. Demonstrate successful techniques for assisting the physician with endoscopic procedures.

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FEES

Payment is required at the time of registration. Only registrations accompanied with payment will be accepted. Please register in advance. Fees include course materials, continental breakfast, lunch, refreshments and continuing education credit.

Industry Representative

$375

Physician

$100

Physician Assistant

$50

Advance Practice Nurse

$50

Nurse

$50

Other Healthcare Professional

$50

Fellow, Resident or Student

$25


EASY WAYS TO REGISTER:

On-line:                

Click on the registration button (If You are Using a Mobile Device (Tablet/Cellphone) You Must Login To the System Prior to Registering.)

Click here to download registration form

Mail:              

Complete the registration form and mail with payment to: The University of Kansas Medical Center | Continuing Education Registrations | 3901 Rainbow Blvd. | 2003 Student Center | Kansas City, KS 66160

Phone:             913-588-4488  

Fax:                 913-588-4490

REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY

A full refund of registration fees, less a $15 administrative fee, will be available if requested in writing and received by February 26, 2018. No refunds will be made after that date. A $30 fee also will be charged for returned checks. (Please note that if you fail to cancel by the deadline and do not attend, you are still responsible for payment.) KU Medical Center Continuing Education reserves the right to cancel the course and return all fees in the event of insufficient registration. The liability of the University of Kansas Medical Center is limited to the registration fee. The University of Kansas Medical Center will not be responsible for any losses incurred by registrants, including but not limited to airline cancellation charges or hotel deposits.

All participants are required to check in at the registration desk at the beginning of each day. A certificate of completion will be provided to all activity participants based on completion of the program evaluation, documentation of actual attendance time, and meeting minimum attendance requirements specific to the activity.

Physicians: The University of Kansas Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical

Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The KU Medical Center Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PENDING APPROVAL | APRNs and Nurses: The University of Kansas Medical Center Area Health Education Center East, as an approved provider of continuing education by the Kansas State Board of Nursing, presents this offering for a maximum of 8.4 contact hour credit applicable for relicensure of APRNs, RNs and LPNs. Kansas Provide Number LT0056-0749.

Continuing education credit will be prorated according to documented attendance.

Notice - Physician Information Collection: For physician attendees, the Open Payments to Physicians (Sunshine Act) may require the company supporters(s) to report to CMS the value of some items associated with this activity. For proper reporting, we will be asking for your NPI (National Provider Index) number and a state license number.

Exhibit Opportunities

Exhibiting is an excellent opportunity to present information about your organization and to develop new contacts.  In addition, there are many ways to further enhance your company's presence through support opportunities that will give you the chance to increase your business and to reach the largest gathering of  clinical gastroenterologists, endoscopists, hepatologists, advanced practice registered nurses, nurses and other health care professionals dedicated to the treatment of patients.

Exhibit space is available in Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze Levels,

Please consult the exhibit packet with application form and prospectus below for more details.

To reserve your space today, e-mail or fax the exhibit application to Lynn Malleck at lmalleck@kumc.edu or 913-588-4486.

Exhibit checks should be made payable to “KU Medical Center-CM183001” and should be mailed with a copy of the application form. The applicable tax ID number for KU Medical Center is 48-1124839. 

Click here for exhibit packet.

2018 Expert Strategies Exhibit Packet

Location & Parking

All events will take place at the InterContinental Hotel, 401 Ward Parkway, Kansas City MO, 64112. There is no charge for parking for conference attendees.  Please bring a sweater or jacket, since temperatures can be difficult to control in large rooms. 

Lodging

To make reservations you may call 1-866-856-9717 or use the link to the hotel website: http://www.kansascityic.com/

1. Guests will need to enter their arrival and departure dates and click “check availability”.

2. Click “Group Code” located on the left hand side and enter the group’s three letter block code, EXP. Then click “Modify Search or Apply”.

3. Your special rate of $165.00 will appear and guests will need to choose their room type and continue booking their reservation.

Please be advised that the cutoff date is Thursday, February 7, 2018, for booking reservations in this block at the discounted rate.

PRIVACY POLICY

KU Medical Center Continuing Education does not share, sell, or rent its mailing lists. You have our assurance that any information you provide will be held in confidence by KU Medical Center Continuing Education.

We occasionally use mailing lists that we have leased. If you receive unwanted communication from KU Medical Center Continuing Education, it is because your name appears on a list we have acquired from another source. In this case, please accept our apologies.

NONDISCRIMINATION POLICY

The University of Kansas Medical Center prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University's programs and activities.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination polices: Natalie Holick, Director, Equal Opportunity Office, NHolick@kumc.edu, Mail Stop 2014, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711TTY

PROGRAM ACCESSIBILITY

We accommodate persons with disabilities. Please call 913-588-4488 and a KU Medical Center Continuing Education representative will be happy to discuss your needs. To ensure accommodation, please register at least two weeks before the start of the course. See the nondiscrimination policy above. The University of Kansas Medical Center is an AA/EO Title IX institution.




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The University of Kansas Medical Center prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression and genetic information in the University's programs and activities.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination polices: Natalie Holick, Director, Equal Opportunity Office, NHolick@kumc.edu, Mail Stop 2014, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711TTY