New Project ECHO series features severe acute pancreatitis March 3
Penn State Project ECHO is launching a no-cost, CME-eligible ECHO series for all Penn State Health-affiliated physicians, including family and community medicine providers, gastroenterologists and internal medicine providers.
The severe acute pancreatitis ECHO series will begin on Wednesday, March 3, from noon to 1 p.m. on Zoom.
The series will include nine, one-hour sessions every other week. Participants will present de-identified patient cases to each other in order to gain confidence and competence in the diagnosis and treatment of severe acute pancreatitis.
The nine sessions will also provide brief expert-led lectures on topics such as:
- Nutrition through index hospitalization
- Staged hospital management interventions for pancreatic necrosis
- Chronic care steps, neoplastic cysts
- Pathophysiology and traditional outcomes
- Acute fluid collection and necrosis
- Acute outpatient care links and site evolution
Over time, participants will become micro-specialists – engaged in a wider community of learners and empowered to address complex situations.
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