AWIG 2021 Postgraduate Course Objectives

The Association of West Indian Gastroenterologists (AWIG) is the main professional association for gastroenterologists in the English speaking Caribbean. The post-graduate course is directed mainly at the membership, which consists primarily of practicing clinical gastroenterologists, and a few radiologists, surgeons, and pathologists.

The membership as a whole has a strong interest in clinical excellence, pursuing clinical research and functioning as GI Medical Experts applying medical knowledge, clinical skills, and professional attitudes in their provision of patient-centered care.

At the end of this event, participants should:

1. Have in-depth knowledge of the variables and steps involved in the use of antithrombotics periprocedurally.

2. Be prepared to apply a critical evidence-based approach to improving quality in gastrointestinal endoscopy and the effect of COVID on delivering safe and timely procedures.

3. Have been updated on new management of alcoholic liver disease.

4. Have been updated on the management of dysplasia in IBD as well as employing target specific IBD therapies.

5. Understand and be able to apply the current and expanded role which pathology plays in the management of gastroenterology disorders.

6. Have been updated on the management of Chronic Atrophic Gastritis.
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  • DAY 1: Saturday April 17
  • DAY 2: Sunday April 18