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We are excited to announce a NEW CAG educational initiative that will offer bite-sized, on-demand, informal education that is flexible and convenient to access. Learn while you commute - with the new CAG Podcast!

This podcast is developed by the CAG and is primarily intended to meet the educational needs of the CAG membership, including Adult and Pediatric Gastroenterologists, Basic Scientists and Trainees.

The CAG is committed to providing an educational environment that fosters the continued professional development of its members through diverse learning opportunities and programs that promote and enhance their clinical, scientific and procedural skills...ultimately to enhance patient care!

Please note that all CAG podcast material is peer-reviewed and that listening to podcasts are considered a Section Two Scanning Activity by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Maintenance of Certification program and are valued at 0.5 Section Two Credits per activity.

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Listen on the CAG Website below:

Title Date Author

Introduction to the CAG Podcast - ENG

2018-08-10 Canadian Association of Gastroenterology - Dr. Robert Berger, New Brunswick

Introduction to the CAG Podcast - FR

2018-08-10 Canadian Association of Gastroenterology - Dr. Charles Ménard, Université de Sherbrooke

Episode 1: Clearing the smoke on cannabis for the treatment of GI diseases

We are at the dawn of a new age of legal cannabis use in Canada.
Learning objectives for this CAG Podcast episode will address:
1. How does cannabis work in the gut?
2. What is the evidence for any beneficial effects of cannabis for the treatment of GI disorders?
3. Does recreational cannabis use lead to any GI conditions that you may see in your practice?

2018-08-10 Canadian Association of Gastroenterology - Dr. Chris Andrews, Dr. Keith Sharkey - University of Calgary

Episode 2: Malnutrition in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Learning Objectives:
1. Review the prevalence of malnutrition in IBD
2. Discuss the ways to identify malnutrition, both as:
a) screening tools
b) ongoing assessment tools
3. Discuss nutritional therapies on how to correct malnutrition

2018-08-29 Canadian Association of Gastroenterology - Dr. Maitreyi Raman, Dr. Remo Panaccione, Joan Heatherington NP, University of Calgary

Episode 3: H.pylori - a trainee focused review

Learning Objectives:
1. Review indications for H.pylori testing
2. Discuss diagnosis of H.pylori
3. Share management strategies
To access the Toronto Consensus for the Treatment of Helicobacter pylori Infection in Adults, published in Gastroenterology 2016;151:51-69 by Dr. Carlo Fallone et al. please visit the CAG website at www.cag-acg.org and visit the "Guideline Library" under the "Publications" menu tab.

2018-09-12 Canadian Association of Gastroenterology - Dr. Carlo Fallone and Dr. Marcel Tomaszewski, McGill University

Episode 4: Management of Non-Variceal Upper GI Bleeds

Dr. Barkun will answer 15 questions from a trainee perspective on the management of Upper GI Bleeds.
Learning Objective:
By the end of this episode, you will have an evidence based understanding of how to optimally manage patients with Upper GI Bleeds in the context of patients with non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding.

2018-09-26 Canadian Association of Gastroenterology - Dr. Alan Barkun and Dr. Marcel Tomaszewski, McGill University

Episode 5: Human Resources in Gastroenterology in Canada - Dr. Des Leddin, Dalhousie University

Two Parts:
0:35-11:35 Part 1 - The Methodology Behind Measuring Human Resource Numbers in Canada
11:35-20:05 Part 2 - The Actual Numbers Generated by the Human Resource Databases

Learning Objectives:
Part 1- To understand the methodologies strengths and weaknesses of the five major Human
Resource databases which capture Gastroenterology numbers
Part 2- To discuss the actual numbers and how those translate to access to care

For references and to review the complete article that was published in JCAG in 2018, visit the CAG website at www.cag-acg.org and click on "GI Workforce" under the "Quality" menu tab.

2018-10-10 Canadian Association of Gastroenterology - Dr. Des Leddin, Dalhousie University

Episode 6: Overview of the 2018 Clinical Practice Guideline on Screening for Colorectal Cancer in Individuals With a Family History of Nonhereditary Colorectal Cancer or Adenoma - Dr. Des Leddin, Dalhousie University

Dr. Leddin will discuss the 2018 Clinical Practice Guideline on Screening for Colorectal Cancer in
Individuals With a Family History of Nonhereditary Colorectal Cancer or Adenoma: The Canadian Association of Gastroenterology Banff Consensus.
Learning Objectives:
1. Understand the rationale for the project and the methods used
2. Understand the 19 main recommendations with the explanations behind them

These standards were published online August 16, 2018 in Gastroenterology, the official journal of the AGA Institute.

2018-10-30 Canadian Association of Gastroenterology - Dr. Des Leddin, Dalhousie University

Episode 7: The Microbiota-Gut-Brain Axis and its Implications for Functional Bowel Disorders - Dr. Elena Verdu, Dr. Premysl Bercik, McMaster University

In this episode Dr. Verdu and Dr. Bercik will discuss:
- the microbiota-gut-brain axis and how it relates specifically to IBS
- the possible pathways and basic science by which microbiota could signal to the brain
- the clinical evidence showing that gut microbiota can trigger symptoms of IBS
- the use of microbiota based therapy for use in IBS and psychiatric comorbidities
- the role of FMT in IBS, anxiety and depression

2018-11-14 Canadian Association of Gastroenterology - Dr. Elena Verdu, Dr. Premysl Bercik, McMaster University

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