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CE Nurse Course
2306-485X (for web use) ©2023 Don Milici

Tammy Harper, NP-C

CE Nurse Course Chair

Keck Medicine of USC

Los Angeles, CA

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Mary Clarke, MSN,CNP

UC San Diego Health

San Diego, CA

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Summer Collier, MSN, RN, FNP-BC

UC San Diego Health

San Diego, CA

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Providence St. Jude Medical Center

Brea, CA

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Samantha Ramirez, NP-C

Keck Medical Center of USC

Los Angeles, CA


Adarsh M. Thaker, MD

UCLA Health

Santa Monica, CA


SATURDAY, JUNE 15, 2024 


7:00 - 8:00 AM                 Registration/Breakfast/Exhibit Hall 

8:00 - 8:05 AM                  Welcome and Introduction 

8:05 - 8:35 AM                  Treatments for Alcohol-Associated Steatosis and Alcohol-Associated Cirrhosis
                                                    Summer Collier, MSN, RN, FNP-BC


8:35 - 8:50 AM                  Q&A 

8:50 - 9:20 AM                  Addressing Malnutrition in IBD: Current Trends in Diagnosis and Nutritional Therapies
                                      Joy Liu, MS, RD, CDCES, CCTD


9:20 - 9:30 AM                  Q&A 

9:30 - 10:00 AM                Updates in Advances Endoscopic Procedures
                                                     Speaker coming soon...


10:00 - 10:15 AM             Q&A 

10:20 -10:50 AM              IBS Overview: Constipation
                                                    Mary Clarke, MSN, CNP


10:50 - 11:00 AM             Q&A 

11:00  - 11:30 AM             NASH to MASH: A Review of Liver Steatosis and Treatment Options
                                                     Samantha Ramirez, NP-C 


11:30 - 11:40 AM              Q&A 

11:40 AM                               Adjournment  


Program Overview and Target Audience
The SCSG Nurse Course will provide education to practicing nursing professionals who are involved in the management of GI disorders. Faculty presenters will explain the new keys to pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnostic procedures, and therapeutic approaches to help obtain the greatest benefits, the lowest rate of unwanted effects, and the best quality of life for GI patients.


Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe new data as it pertains to the implications and options for patients as it pertains to their continued care

  • Apply updated guidelines for care for chronic liver and GI related diseases

  • Discuss future directions of therapeutics, diagnostics, and technology in the management of GI and liver diseases


In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Medical Education Resources (MER) and the Southern California Society of Gastroenterology (SCSG). MER 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.

ANCC Statement

Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 ANCC nursing contact hours. Nurses will be awarded contact hours upon successful completion of the activity.

Medical Education Resources is a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 12299, for 3.75 contact hours.


Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships

Medical Education Resources ensures balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all our educational activities. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies relevant financial relationships with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Reported relevant financial relationships are mitigated by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a CE activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. MER is committed to providing learners with high-quality CE activities that promote improvements or quality in health care and not the business interest of an ineligible company.


MER and the Southern California Society of Gastroenterology (SCSG)planners have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.



The content and views presented in this educational activity are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Medical Education Resources, the Southern California Society of Gastroenterology (SCSG). The authors have disclosed if there is any discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA in their presentations. Before prescribing any medicine, primary references and full prescribing information should be consulted. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management.

Fee information: Click here to view registration fees.


Jointly provided by the Medical Education Resources and
the Southern California Society of Gastroenterology (SCSG).

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