Live: June 1, 2017 @ 1pm ET
On-Demand: June 5, 2017

Beyond the Colon: Caring for the Small Intestine

and Desmoid Tumors

Presented by:

James Church, MD - Cleveland Clinic

ALL Webinars will be  available


The “Beyond the Colon: Caring for the Stomach, Small Intestine, and Desmoid Tumors” webinar will include education on the following topics:


  • Establishing a post-colectomy care plan, with emphasis on proper surveillance 

  • Screening and treatment for the small intestine

          - Considerations for choosing the appropriate course of action

          - Piece-mail polyp removal

          - Stomach/Pancrease sparing surgery

  • Desmoid tumors

          - Screening, treatment, and chemotherapy

  • Gastric polyps


Learning Objectives: 


  • To recall post-colectomy surveillance recommendations

  • To communicate screening and treatment protocol for the stomach and small intestine

  • To communicate treatment strategies for desmoid tumors


Registration Information


8 Part Webinar Series: $70* by February 23rd

8 Part Webinar Series: $80* after February 23rd


Educational Credits



According to the criteria of the American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses (ABCGN), 8 hour(s) earned in this activity are considered GI Specific for the purpose of recertification by contact hours through the ABCGN.



The Hereditary Colon Cancer Foundation is collaborating with University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing to provide these learning activities.  Registered nurses participating in the entire series of webinars and completing the evaluation tools may receive a maximum of eight (8) continuing nursing education contact hours for the entire series.  (One contact hour per webinar.)  The University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing is an accredited provider of continuing nursing education from the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.



This conference has been approved by the Canadian Association of Genetic Counsellors (CAGC) for 7.33 CECs.


The Genetic Counsellor Registration Board (UK) will award one hour of CPD credit for each hourly webinar.



The National Society of Genetic Counselors (NSGC) has authorized the Hereditary Colon Cancer Foundation to offer up to 0.80 CEUs or 8.00 Category 1 contact hours for the event: Recognizing and Treating Polyposis Conditions. The American Board of Genetic Counseling (ABGC) will accept CEUs earned at this program for the purposes of genetic counselor certification and recertification. 


*At the time of registration, a one time $25 fee will be added for individuals desiring CEUs through the NSGC. 


Sessions may be attended LIVE or viewed On-Demand.


Refund Policy


Registration fees cover the cost of CEUs, and production and promotion of the webinar series. Proceeds benefit the Hereditary Colon Cancer Foundation. If you would like to receive a refund, please email 24 hours prior to the first webinar's start time. Refunds will exclude a 10% processing fee.