2019 Crescent City GI, Endoscopy, and Liver Disease Update


To provide physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses, and other staff involved with patient care an overview of the latest breakthroughs and practical approaches in evaluating and treating patients with digestive and liver diseases. Recently published data will be reviewed, and controversies related to managing various GI and liver conditions will be discussed.

Educational Objectives

By the end of this conference, the participant should be able to:

  1. Recognize the minimally-invasive techniques that can be used to treat GI tract disorders
  2. Review current issues leading to provider burnout, including gender-based issues impacting GI practice
  3. Understand new developments related to managing liver disease and complications of cirrhosis
  4. Demonstrate endoscopic techniques utilized in treating various GI tract disorders
  5. Identify best practice for preparing patients for endoscopic procedures
  6. Learn ergonomic techniques to reduce endoscopy related musculoskeletal injury
  7. Apply the best evidence in managing patients with pancreatic necrosis

Target Audience

Gastroenterologists, Infectious Disease Specialists, General Surgeons, Primary Care Physicians, Advanced Practice Clinicians, Nurses, Residents and Fellows.


Ochsner Health System, Nursing Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by Louisiana State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. CNE Applied For.


We wish to thank the supporters for their generous contributions to our meeting. Supporters will be recognized in the break area.

Registration Information

The registration fee for participants includes educational materials, continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments. Deadline for receipt of registration form and fee is Friday, September 6, 2019. If we do not receive your registration prior to this date, we cannot guarantee sufficient course materials. A list of participants will not be provided at the conference.

If you do not receive a confirmation of registration or you have any questions regarding this conference, please contact Ochsner Clinic Foundation’s Continuing Medical Education Department at (504) 842-1203.

Please visit our website www.ochsner.org/cme for a detailed list of our upcoming conferences.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation requests must be made in writing via e-mail, fax or post marked mail by Friday, September 6, 2019 to receive a partial refund. A cancellation fee of $50.00 will be retained on all cancellations. Please enclose your confirmation slip with your notice of cancellation.

Note: No refunds will be made after the conference begins.

The Ochsner Clinic Foundation reserves the right to cancel this conference for any reason at anytime. Full refunds of registration fees would be granted to registrants in the event of conference cancellation. However, the Ochsner Clinic Foundation is not responsible for any airfare, hotel, or other costs you incur.

Every effort has been made to present the conference program as accurately as possible from information available at the time. We reserve the right to make changes to any part of the program and notice of changes will be announced at the conference.

Liability Disclaimer

The Ochsner Clinic Foundation hereby assumes no liability for any claims, personal injury, or damage that may arise out of or during its 2019 Crescent City GI, Endoscopy, and Liver Disease Update

Hotel Information

Renaissance New Orleans Arts Warehouse District Hotel
700 Tchoupitoulas St
New Orleans, LA 70130

Reservations: 1-877-622-3056 | Book Online

We have reserved a block of rooms for registrants at the special rates of $159.00 for a King Room. To make your hotel reservations, telephone Renaissance New Orleans Arts Warehouse District Hotel at 1-877-622-3056 and mention the 2019 Crescent City GI, Endoscopy, and Liver Disease Update. Please note that the special rate will be available until Thursday, August 22, 2019 by 5PM EST, after which reservations will be on a space available basis. We recommend that you make your hotel reservations early.

The Ochsner Clinic Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Ochsner Clinic Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Please note: Refunds will not be issued after any conference has begun. For refunds to be made in advance of a conference please contact cme@ochsner.org. All refunds must be made 24 hrs. in advance of the specified conference in order to be able to process accordingly. Please be aware that all refunds are subject to cancellation charges which vary dependent upon the specified conference.

Event Details

When: Sep 13, 2019 -
Sep 13, 2019

Where: Renaissance New Orleans Arts Warehouse District Hotel

Registration Fees:

​Physicians - $250
​Non-Physicians - $150

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