ASG Webinar Series

Session 1: IBD Issues in Seniors

Monday, February 13, 2023 | 05:30 pm MST

Virtual (Zoom)

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the role of intestinal ultrasound in monitoring IBD

  • Describe the treatment landscape for seniors with IBD

  • Evaluate the impact of cancer on those with IBD

  • Dr. Cathy Lu and Dr. Farhad Peerani

Followed by an Industry Symposium: Managing anti-TNF Failures in IBS in 2023

Moderator: Dr. Gill Kaplan(Calgary)

Presenter: Dr. Brian Bressler, MD (University of BC)

Learning Objectives:

  • Recall the short- and long-term treatment considerations of their patients.
  • Recommend treatment options after patients are initiated and fail  on anti-TNF treatments.
  • Correlate the data presented to patients in their own clinical practice.

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Session 2: Portal Hypertension

April 27 2023 | 05:30 pm MDT

Management of Varices: What the guidelines say and what we actually do


Dr. Stephen Congly, Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Calgary


Dr. Kelly Burak, Cumming School of Medicine Departments of Medicine and Oncology, Divisions of Gastroenterology & Hepatology and Transplant Medicine, University of Calgary

In this webinar, participants will have the opportunity to learn and ask questions about portal hypertension.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define clinically significant portal hypertension (CSPH) and describe how it can be identified non-invasively.
  • Describe why carvedilol is the preferred prevention strategy for patients with CSPH according to Baveno VII guidelines.
  • Identify strategies that are more effective than traditional CME in changing physician behaviour and improving adherence to clinical practice guidelines.

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Session 3: Nutrition

September 2023 | 05:30 pm MDT

More details to follow shortly.

Session 4: Endoscopy Novel GERD Therapies

November 2023 | 05:30 pm MST

More details to follow shortly.

 This webinar series is proudly sponsored by:

Pfizer, Janssen, Fresinius Kabi, Astellas, Bristol Myers Squibb, Oragnon, Takeda, Celltrion,  Gilead, Lupin, Bristol Myers Squibb, SRX Health Solutions, Bausch, Amgen, Penopharm, Sandoz