Course Objectives

Upon completion, participants will be able to: 

  • Apply published guidelines for the evaluation of neonatal cholestasis and management of pediatric hepatitis C to their clinical practice
  • Perform targeted evaluations of children who present with abnormal biochemical liver tests
  • Recognize and appropriately manage atypical and mild forms of childhood IBD as well as avoidant-restrictive food intake disorder
  • Manage children with IBD who are undergoing surgery and understand the role of therapeutic drug monitoring in pediatric IBD care
  • Apply updated knowledge in celiac disease, fecal microbial transplantation and environmental enteric dysfunction to clinical practice
  • Recognize and manage GI polyposis and colorectal cancer syndromes in pediatric patients
  • Evaluate the role of esophogeal capsule endoscopy in the assessment of varices in pediatric portal hypertension
  • Manage ingested foreign bodies endoscopically
  • Appropriately utilize surgical options for intractable constipation and short bowel syndrome