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Dr. James D. Luketich provides an overview on gastroesophageal reflux (GER/GERD) and discusses extraesophageal manifestations and problems of GERD. 

Educational Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize the relationship between pulmonary symptoms and GERD
  • Identify lung transplant candidates and recipients for GERD and improve evaluation skills

Disclosures:

Dr. James D. Luketich has financial interests with the following entity or entities producing health care goods or services as indicated below:

  • CE Speakers’ Bureau: Covidien
  • Stockholder: Intuitive Surgical Inc, Cigna Corp, Procter and Gamble
  • Other: Legal Expert Witness
  • Grant/Research Support: Univ of Texas SWMC(rec start-up).

All presenters disclosure of relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients is listed above.  No other planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement:

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Each physician should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Other health care professionals are awarded (.075) continuing education units (CEU) which are equivalent to .75 contact hour.

For your credit transcript, please access our website 4 weeks post-completion at http://ccehs.upmc.com and follow the link to the Credit Transcript page. If you do not provide the last 5 digits of your SSN on the next page you will not be able to access a CME credit transcript. Providing your SSN is voluntary.

Release Date: 4/30/2019 | Last Modified On: 4/9/2020 | Expires: 4/30/2021

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