GI Clinical Pearls and New GI Services

Ames, IA US
May 29, 2013

Mary Greeley Medical Center Grand Rounds is a multi-disciplinary clinical activity which serves to maintain, develop, or increase the knowledge, skills, and professional performance and relationships that a physician uses to provide services for patients, the public or the profession.  

Target Audience

Physicians, mid-level providers, nurses and healthcare administrators.

Learning Objectives

  1. Initiate a clinical workup for diarrhea, constipation, anemia, Hepatitis C, and risk-based colon cancer screening.
  2. Describe the indications for endoscopic ultrasound, enteroscopy, and Barrett's esophagus ablation.

Professional Gap

Primary care physicians will learn what to include in the initial evaluation of patients with chronic diarrhea, constipation, anemia, and Hepatitis C, prior to GI referral, along with the guidelines for colorectal cancer screening.


Jeremy Fields, MD
Gastroenterology, McFarland Clinic



  • Dr. Fields has nothing to disclose regarding financial relationships with any commercial entities, commercial companies providing support for this program, or any commercial manufacturers of products and/or services discussed in this presentation.

This program is supported from gifts to the Mary Greeley Medical Center Foundation from Mary Greeley Medical Center, McFarland Clinic & First American Bank.  The content and selection of a speaker is the responsibility of the Mary Greeley Medical Center Continuing Medical Education Committee and not the Mary Greeley Medical Center Foundation, McFarland Clinic, or First American Bank.

Continuing Education Credit

  • DO: Des Moines University is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and approves this live activity for 1.0 Category 2-A CME credit(s).
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/29/2013 - 12:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
05/29/2013 - 1:00pm CDT
Mary Greeley Medical Center
Bessie Myers Auditorium
1111 Duff Avenue
Ames, IA 50010
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A


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