GI Updates- Endoscopic Ultrasound and Intestinal Stenting

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
The registration period has closed for this event.

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM



Value: $80.00

Cost: $24.00 for general registrants.


Methodist Health System employees who provide their employee ID number on the registration form may take this course at no cost. NMC students can attend at no cost (they do not receive CE).


Employees of Midwest GI and NMC Alumni receive 75% off of the program's value.


Nurses and other health professionals that want to learn more about newer GI procedures.


There are new procedures that are being used in the GI lab and this program can explain them. Learn more about endoscopic ultrasounds, stenting in the intestine, anatomy of the intestinal tract and more!


Program Objectives:

  • Review correct procedures for administering bowel prep
  • Discuss the benefits of endoscopic ultrasound
  • Recognize when intestinal stenting should be used


In order to receive continuing education hours for this event, you must meet the following completion requirements:

  • Attendance at the entire activity
  • Completion/submission of evaluation form within 30 days of the program


Agenda Topic
8:45-9:00am Registration
9:00-9:30am Anatomy Overview – Dr. Ed Schafer
9:30-10:05am Endoscopic Ultrasound – Dr. Michael Schafer
10:05-10:40am Intestinal Stenting – Dr. Hutchins
10:40-11:00am Bowel Prep – Sarah Fietz


Continuing Education

Nurses: 2.0 contact hours awarded. MW MSD Provider Approval #NE 1019-9


Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Nebraska Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Education: 2.0 Education hours. Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering. Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational contact hours to the disciplines listed above. Each professional is accountable to understand his or her accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.


Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center Auditorium
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Omaha, NE 68114


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Sarah Fietz, BSN, RN-BC, BCPA, Staff Development Nurse, Nebraska Methodist Hospital


Grant Hutchins, M.D., Physician, Midwest Gastrointestinal Associates, PC


Edwin C. Schafer, M.D, Gastroenterologist, Midwest Gastrointestinal Associates, PC


Michael E. Schafer, M.D, Gastroenterologist, Midwest Gastrointestinal Associates, PC

Course Materials

The program agenda, disclosures, and handouts from our presenters (as they permit) will be made available here and will remain online. They will not be available at the program.


Click here to open the agenda

Click here to open Sarah Fietz's slides

Click here to open Grant Hutchins's slides

Click here to open Edwin Schafer's slides

Click here to open Michael Schafer's slides


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