Imaging Modalities (Including Endoscopy): A Clinical and Guideline-Oriented Approach to Abdominal and Pelvic Disorders
This 60-minute, lecture-based presentation identifies physician training needs related to advance screening techniques and plans to enhance diagnostic and procedural skills; addresses appropriate procedures based on patient symptoms; and discusses US Preventive Services Task Force and National Comprehensive Cancer Network recommendations for gastrointestinal conditions.
Listen to the lecture and follow along with the slides. Submit the post-test for CME credit, free to AAFP members.
Thomas A. Kintanar, MD, FAAFP, has been a family physician for 24 years, providing the full scope of family medicine services, including obstetrics, gynecology, surgery, and full gastrointestinal endoscopic services. He earned a medical degree from Matias H. Aznar Memorial College of Medicine, Inc, Cebu City, Philippines, and completed a family practice residency at the Fort Wayne Medical Education Program.
Dr Kintanar has presented and demonstrated research on primary care endoscopy and was a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) endoscopy workshop faculty from 1993 to 2002. He has served on the boards of directors of the AAFP (2003-2006), TransforMED (2005 and 2006), and the AAFP Foundation (2005-2006). He is currently the president-elect of the American Association of Primary Care Endoscopy. Besides serving his patients, his greatest joy stems from spending time with his family.
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