At the conclusion of this activity, learners will be able to:
1) initiate a clinical workup for diarrhea, constipation, anemia, Hepatitis C, and risk-based colon cancer screening.
2) describe the indications for endoscopic ultrasound, enteroscopy, Barrett's esophagus ablation.
Professional practice gap to be addressed: Primary care physicians will learn what to include in the initial evaluation of patients with chronic diarrhea, constipation, anemia, Hepatitis C prior to GI referral, along with the guideline for colorectal cancer screening.
Target audience: Physicians, mid-level providers, nurses, health care administrators