Full Conference Schedule-at-a-Glance*

Attendees will receive access to up to 20 contact hours of on-demand education after the live event until December 4th. See below for the schedule-at-a-glance and live education sessions and speakers. The full education lineup will be available in the coming weeks.

Saturday, October 31, 2020

All sessions will take place in Central Time (CDT). 

8:00 am – 8:15 am Welcome and Introductions
8:15 am – 9:15 am General Session: Keeping a Professional Presence in Times of Change
Presented by: Faith Roberts, MSN RN NEA-BC
9:15 am – 9:25 am Break
9:25 am – 10:25 am Exploring The Hidden Secrets of the Pancreas
Presented by: K. Jane Malick
10:25 am – 10:35 am Break
10:35 am – 11:35 am Zero Infections After GI Endoscopic Procedures: Many Centers Do It, You Can Too!
Presented by: Susan Hutfless
11:35 am – 11:45 am Break
11:45 am – 12:45 pm Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication (TIF)—Revolutionizing Treatment of GERD
Presented by: Regina Crowell, MD
12:45 pm – 2:30 pm Virtual Exhibit Hall
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm General Session: Interventional Treatments of Cancer in the GI Tract
Presented by: Neil Sharma, MD
3:45 pm – 5:00 pm Virtual Get Together 

Sunday, November 1, 2020

All sessions will take place in Central Time (CDT). 

8:00 am – 8:15 am     Welcome and Introduction
8:15 am – 9:15 am     General Session: Community Cancer Screening/Colonoscopy
Presented by: Whitney Jones, MD
9:15 am – 9:25 am     Break
9:25 am – 10:25 am     Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Presented by: Anne Tuskey, MD
10:25 am – 10:35 am     Break
10:35 am – 11:35 am     The EATiology of Constipation: Choose Your Food if You Haven't Poo'd
Presented by: Patricia Raymond, MD
11:35 am – 11:45 am     Break
11:45 am – 12:45 pm     Infection Control in ERCP: Cholangitis, Duodenoscope Reprocessing and New Technology
Presented by: Mark Gromski, MD
12:45 pm – 2:30 pm     Virtual Exhibit Hall
2:30 pm – 3:30 pm     Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EOE): From Farm to Table
Presented by: Bryan Sauer, MD

Monday, November 2, 2020

All sessions will take place in Central Time (CDT). 

8:00 am – 8:15 am     Welcome and Introductions
8:30 am – 9:30 am Achalasia: Everything You Thought You Knew and Then Some
Presented by: Nikolai A. Bildzukewicz, MD
9:40 am – 10:40 am Vendor Sessions
10:40 am – 10:50 am Break
10:50 am – 11:50 am Poster Power Hour
11:50 am – 2:00 pm Virtual Exhibit Hall
2:00 pm – 3:15 pm General Session: “How Can You Laugh at That?” Take a Closer Look at the Use of Nursing Humor
Presented by: Terry Foster, MSN RN CCRN CPEN TCRN CEN FAEN

*Schedule is subject to change. 

On-demand Sessions

Listed below are the on-demand session recordings that will be presented during the Annual Course and available to registered attendees for 30 days after the event.

The ABCs of IBD: The Basics of Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Diet
Presented by: Paula Gallagher, MFN RD LD

Leading as Nurse Managers: Does Style Really Matter?
Presented by: Jessica C. Miller, BSN RN CGRN NE-BC

Foreign Body Extraction: Up Above and Down Below
Presented by: Keith L. Obstein, MD MPH FASGE FACG AGAF

Submucosal Endoscopy: The New Frontier
Presented by: John DeWitt, MD

ERCP for Beginners
Presented by: Kimberly F. Venturella, BSN RN CGRN

Dealing with SOB: Take a Deep Breath
Presented by: Ayesha Angelito, BSN RN CGRN; Celina D. Silverio, BSN RN CGRN; Christopher Cabral

JCOH Accreditation Made Easy
Presented by: Kim Hirsch, RN CGRN

Cleaning Verification Conundrum: Solved!
Presented by: Rebecca Washburn, BSN MHA RN CER; Sheri King, BSN,CGRN, CSPDT

Management of Pulmonary Specimens in the GI Lab
Presented by: Eileen R. Babb, BSN RN CGRN CFER

Esophageal Manometry 101
Presented by: Kimberly F. Venturella, BSN RN CGRN

Endoluminal Functional Lumen Imaging Probe (EndoFLIP) in the Management of Challenging Esophageal Disorders
Presented by: Christopher Vélez, MD BA

Comparing Different Hepatitis Treatments and Updates
Presented by: Heather McCurdy, MSN NP-C

Tap Into the Current Topic of Stress and Gut Health
Presented by: Kristen L. Prince, MSN RN CGRN

Rebuilding the Gastrointestinal Tract Through Targeted Nutraceutical Treatments
Presented by: Brian McFarlin, PhD FACSM

The Prep Lab: An Effective Solution to Open Access Endoscopy
Presented by: Cathy S Birn, MA RN CGRN CNOR

Mentoring Partnerships; Tapping into the Current of a Mentoring Relationship
Presented by: Cynthia M. Friis, MEd BSN RN-BC; Lisa Heard, MSN RN CGRN CPHQ