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Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography

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  Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography

Credits: 1.00   Post-Assessment Questions:  7

Release Date: 5 Oct 2020
Expiration Date: 11 Aug 2021
Last Reviewed: 11 Aug 2020
Estimated Time To Finish: 60 Minutes

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Activity Description

Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) is a combined endoscopic and fluoroscopic procedure in which an endoscope is advanced into the second part of the duodenum, thus allowing other tools to be passed into the biliary and pancreatic ducts via the major duodenal papilla. Contrast material may be injected into these ducts, allowing for radiologic visualization and therapeutic intervention when indicated. ERCP initially started as a diagnostic procedure through cannulation of the pancreatic and biliary ducts but has evolved over the years and is currently predominantly used as a therapeutic tool. This activity reviews the indications and procedural techniques for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography and highlights the role of the interprofessional team in managing patients undergoing this procedure.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Identify the indications for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.
  • Describe the technique involved in performing an endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.
  • Outline the potential complications of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography.

Author(s) / Contributors Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

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Contributors

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Authors: Marcelle Meseeha
Editors: Maximos Attia
Editors-In-Chief: Jon ParhamJon SivoravongChristine Burkhardt
Chief Medical Reviewer: Abdul Aleem
Nurse Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Lisa Haddad
Pharmacy Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Mark Pellegrini
Physician Planner/Reviewer/Editor: Scott Dulebohn

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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, and StatPearls, LLC. The Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

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  3. Complete the entire self-study activity.
  4. Complete the post-test assessments.
  5. Successfully pass the post-test with a minimum score of 100%.
  6. Complete the evaluation form.
  7. Obtain a certificate.

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