Key Concepts in the Assessment and Management of Gastrointestinal Diseases in Secondary Care Medicine

(For Medical Students and Foundation Year Doctors)

22nd June 2021 (Tuesday)

1900-2000 hours (UK time)

Online via Zoom


Gastrointestinal conditions and disorders are common in clinical practice. Patients present with a wide range of conditions, such as upper GI bleeds, portal hypertension, peptic ulcer disease, GORD, inflammatory bowel diseases, and bowel obstructions.

This talk will cover the assessment and management of commonly encountered gastroenterology scenarios, such as acute flare ups of inflammatory bowel diseases, peptic ulcers, and upper GI bleeds.


  • To improve the attendee's confidence in the management of commonly encountered gastrointestinal pathologies in secondary care.
  • To provide a revision resource for the pathophysiology of gastrointestinal diseases and the rationale for subsequent management.
  • To briefly outline the key concepts of requesting common gastroenterology investigations, including oesophago-gastro-duodenoscopy (OGD).

Suitable for:

  • Medical Students (clinical years)
  • Foundation Year 1 Doctors
  • Foundation Year 2 Doctors


Dr Janardhan Navaratnam, MBBCh, BSc, MRCP
Speciality Registrar in Gastroenterology and General Internal Medicine
Prince Charles Hospital, Merthyr Tydfil

Quick Information
Places are currently available.
Date 22nd June 2021 (Tuesday)
Time 1900-2000 hours (UK time)
Online via Zoom
Course Fee Free
This teaching event is part of the Structured International Medical Education Curriculum, supported by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Cardiff and The Doctors Academy Group.
Closing Date Places will be offered on a first-come-first-served basis and therefore we are unable to provide a precise closing date.
No of Places 60
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