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CE Nurse Course

The Southern California Society of Gastroenterology (SCSG) is proud to offer the 2023 CE Nurse Course being held Saturday, June 17 in-person at The Ritz Carlton, Laguna Niguel in Dana Point, CA!

This half-day session is dedicated exclusively to nursing professionals who are involved in the management of GI disorders. This year's course will highlight the most recent advances in the management of GI diseases as presented at the annual Digestive Disease Week (DDW) meeting. In addition, your nurse course registration will provide you with access to the LA LIVE! course and general sessions offered Friday through Sunday. You will have ample of opportunity to interact with your colleagues, the expert faculties, and industry representatives.

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This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners involved in the care of patients with gastrointestinal disorders.


The goal of this program is to provide important clinical and scientific data on the management of gastrointestinal disorders.


Upon completion of this symposium, participants should be better 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.

Nurse Faculty

CE Nurse Course Faculty

Course Director

Tammy Harper, NP-C

Course Director

Keck Medicine of USC

Los Angeles, CA



Elisabeth Evans, MSN, FNP-BC

UC San Diego IBD Center (Former)

La Jolla, CA


Vai Jun (VJ) Lam, MS, RD, CNSC, CDCES

Keck Medicine of USC

Los Angeles, CA


Samantha Ramirez, DNP, FNP-BC

Keck Medicine of USC

Los Angeles, CA


Sammy Saab, MD, MPH

UCLA Health

Los Angeles, CA

Thomas Savides, MD

UC San Diego Health

San Diego, CA

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NC Agenda

Accreditation Statement

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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.

Nursing Credit

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.

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