ASGE Endorsed Activities
As you partner in endoscopy, ASGE provides endorsement for both domestic and international educational activities that meet certain requirements. Attaining ASGE endorsement is a process involving the submission of certain materials to ASGE and an understanding of the conditions under which ASGE agrees to provide endorsement. ASGE carefully reviews all submitted materials and endorses the educational activities that meet the specific requirements. ASGE offers endorsement for educational activities and enduring materials.
Effective immediately, domestic endorsement application will be charged $4,500.
3rd Athens International Symposium
July 8-9, 2016
Event Director: Ioannis Katsogridakis, MD (Greece)
Contact Person - Secreteriat:
Mrs Pouli Eftihia, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Barrett’s Esophagus and Esophageal Cancer
Abnormal Liver Test – Diagnosis in Primary Care
Approach to Anemia in GI diseases
Peptic ulcer treatment
Dysphagia diagnosis and management
Rectal Bleeding Management
Hematemesis and Melena
Chronic Diarrhea Management
Colorectal cancer screening
Celiac Disease in Primary Care
How to Improve Adenoma Detections
How to Stage BE Cancer and How to Treat It
Early Gastric Cancer
EUS in biliary-pancreatic diseases
Esophageal Gastroduodenal and Colonic Stents
Colon Capsule and Colonography
PEG(J) tube placement
Endoscopic treatment of Achalasia
Endoscopic management of Perforation
- This symposium is intended for internists and general
practitioners, as well as gastroenterologists and gastrointestinal surgeons and
it will feature comprehensive discussions of premalignant gastrointestinal
conditions, their recognition and symptom alerts, as well as current diagnostic
approaches and therapies.
- It will provide the attendees with the proper knowledge
and awareness in order to recognize the various premalignant conditions of the
digestive system and decide how to manage them with surgical or endoscopic
treatments, or both.
- It will highlight all the latest innovative diagnostic and
therapeutic techniques used in gastroenterology throughout the world.
- It will demonstrate to gastroenterologists and
gastrointestinal surgeons through Live Demonstrations the latest
endoscopic techniques and procedures by world-renowned experts.
For more information, please visit the program’s website - http://athens-symposium2016.com/
10th Annual St. Louis LIVE
Therapeutic Endoscopy Course
July 15, 2016
Newman Center, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis designates this
live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their
participation in the activity.
Course Director: Daniel Mullady, MD, FASGE
Members: Riad R. Azar, MD, FASGE; Dayna S. Early, MD,
FACG, FASGE; Vladimir M. Kushnir, MD; Gabriel D. Lang, MD; Daniel K. Mullady,
MD, FASGE; Tarek Ammar, MD; Brian C. Brauer, MD; Gregory A. Coté, MD, MS;
Jeffrey J. Easler, MD; Steven Edmundowicz, MD, FASGE; Larissa Fujii-Lau, MD;
Srinivas Gaddam, MD; Neil Gupta, MD, MPH; Eileen Janec, MD; Sreeni
Jonnalagadda, MD, FASGE; Rajesh Keswani, MD; Jason B. Klapman, MD, FASGE; John
T. Maple, DO; John A. Martin, MD, FASGE; Faris M. Murad, MD, FASGE; Sachin
Join us for a
day of transmitted live case presentations, didactic lectures, and panel
Q&A for gastroenterologists, interventional endoscopists, and surgeons
state-of-art care within the field of interventional endoscopy.
appropriate methods to decrease the risk for ERCP-related complications.
the important role of high-quality cross-sectional imaging in the initial
evaluation of a patient with a biliary stricture, prior to ERCP.
the indications for advanced techniques such as choledochoscopy and EUS in the
evaluation of indeterminate biliary strictures.
that most large colon polyps can be successfully removed endoscopically and
that surgery is required in a minority of cases.
the role of diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic ultrasonography in the
management of pancreatic and biliary pathology such as cysts, pseudocysts, and
the role of EMR and ablative therapies for dysplastic Barrett's esophagus and
early esophageal adenocarcinoma.
To register or for more information:
Documentation 101 for the
The Key to Economic Survival
Kathleen Mueller, RN, CPC, CCS-P,
CMSCS, PCS, CCC
Kristin Vaughn, CPC, CGCS, CPMA,
Philadelphia, PA - August 20, 2016
Las Vegas, NV- August 27, 2016
Atlanta, GA- September 17, 2016
Chicago, IL- October 1, 2016
Houston, TX- October 22, 2016
Seattle, WA- November 12, 2016
This course is designed to enhance the
ability to capture all charges with proper and accurate documentation.
Fellows, Residents, Non-physician Practitioners, and Practice Managers
- Are you leaving money on the table based on your
documentation or lack of? Learn how to improve your documentation with the
focus on quality and not quantity.
- Are you billing the appropriate level of care based
on medical decision making? Decision for
colonoscopy and EGD is not considered straightforward complexity. Learn how to choose the appropriate levels
based upon the three elements of decision making.
- Could you be billing based on time for some of your
visits? Learn the clinical scenarios
that will apply and how to document time correctly in both the office and
- Discuss coding issues regarding GI
practice such as colonoscopy screening coding issues, determining average risk
versus high risk patients and screening versus diagnostic procedures, multiple
endoscopy billing, and other GI issues. Learn what needs to be documented to ensure
approval for procedures as well as payment on initial claim submission.
- Discuss the “incident-to” and “split-shared”
policy as it applies to physician versus non-physician practitioner
billing. Learn the differences and the
documentation requirements of this very “risky” issue for your practice as this
is one of the top areas for OIG and RAC auditors.
- Discuss “PATH” (physicians at teaching
hospitals) guidelines and the differences between requirements between PATH and
Non-Physician Practitioner policies.
- The initial diagnosis that you choose
can either get you paid, pended, or denied.
Are you submitting co-morbidities and risk factors to back up the levels
of service and need for MAC? Specificity
is the key. Learn what needs to be
documented to determine the primary and secondary (supporting) diagnoses for
both visits and procedures.
For seminar registration and information
AskMueller Consulting, LLC
EUS 2016 - 20th International Symposium on Endoscopic Ultrasonography
September 22-24, 2016
For more information, please visit the program's website - http://eus2016.org/
4th Annual Mayo
Clinic Esophageal Diseases Course
December 2-3, 2016
Mayo Clinic Education Center
CME Credits: 14.75
Join guest faculty, Ikuo Hirano, M.D., Professor of
Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and Mayo Clinic
experts at the “4th Annual
Mayo Clinic Esophageal Diseases Course,” December 2-3, 2016 in Phoenix,
disease is a rapidly-developing area marked by significant advances in
diagnosis, therapy and identification of new diseases. In this continuing
medical education activity, a comprehensive approach will be taken to explore
these exciting advancements including high-resolution manometry and impedance
monitoring, new techniques in endoscopic detection and treatment of Barrett’s
esophagus, and insights into new diseases such as eosinophilic esophagitis.
special feature of this program is a hands-on workshop for interpretation and
performance of motility studies, new endoscopic imaging techniques,
endoscopic mucosal resection and ablation, and transnasal endoscopy.
Participants will rotate through each of the following stations:
• EMR Cap
• EMR Ligation
• Radiofrequency Ablation
• Endoscopic Closure of Esophageal
Perforations: Clips (through scope and over the scope) and Stents
• Esophageal Laboratory Testing: Reading Ambulatory pH Tests and Esophageal
• Transnasal Endoscopy
course is designed for practicing gastroenterologists, fellows and residents in
gastroenterology. Thoracic surgeons, otolaryngologists and pulmonologists, as
well as other health care professionals with an interest in esophageal diseases
may benefit from this program.
Director: Prasad G. Iyer, M.D.
Co-Directors: David A. Katzka, M.D., Francisco C. Ramirez, M.D., and
Herbert C. Wolfsen, M.D.
For additional information, contact:
Mayo School of
Continuous Professional Development
Phone: (480) 301-4580