Evening Symposium: Addressing GI Bleeds and Mitigating Risk: Focus on DOAC Reversal and Unanswered Questions

Evening Symposium: Addressing GI Bleeds and Mitigating Risk: Focus on DOAC Reversal and Unanswered Questions

National Meeting
Program Details

Registration for the symposium is now available. 

A Saturday Satellite Symposium at the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting

Grand Hyatt San Antonio
Meeting Room:  Texas Ballroom AB
600 E Market Street
San Antonio, Texas, 78205

October 26, 2019

  5:30 PM - 6:00 PM, Registration and Complimentary Dinner Buffet
  6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, Interactive Symposium and Q&A Session


This event is neither sponsored by nor endorsed by ACG.



Sunguk Jang, MD, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio


Noam Z. Drazin, MD, Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles, California
Yen-Te Christian Tu, MD, Houston Methodist, Houston, Texas

Intended Learners

Gastroenterology physicians, fellows, and related healthcare providers attending ACG 2019.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Identify risk factors for severe GI bleeding among patients on DOACs
  • Review current guidance addressing anticoagulation management for patients with acute GI bleeding
  • Discuss strategies to balance life-threatening bleeting and thrombosis risk in patients with severe GI bleeding
  • Integrate tools for cross-disciplinary communication and coordination into real-world treatment plans for patients with severe GI bleeding
Activity Overview

Participants will obtain a pre- and post-activity survey, evaluation, and activity materials onsite. Attendees will be asked to complete the pre-activity survey before the lecture and the post-activity survey and evaluation immediately after the lecture. A faculty question-and-answer session will follow the presentation.

Instructions for Receiving Documentation of Credit

Participants are requested to complete the electronic evaluation immediately following the educational session or complete the online evaluation within 2 weeks of the event. Participants who submit an electronic evaluation onsite will receive documentation of credit via email within 8 weeks. Individuals who participate in the activity and submit the evaluation form online at NACCME.com will immediately receive documentation of credit.  Participants will be asked to log in or create an account at www.naccme.com.


 NACCME and Imedex are fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Educators (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing medical education for the healthcare team.


 Imedex designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Planning Committee

The planning committee comprises of, Sunguk Jang, MD; Noam Z. Drazin, MD; Yen-Te Christian Tu, MD.

Imedex planners and staff include Chris Bolwell, Manjusha Sala and Daphaney Willis.

Financial Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

According to the disclosure policy of NACCME, faculty, editors, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control content are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with relevant commercial companies related to this activity. All relevant conflicts of interest that are identified are reviewed for potential conflicts of interest. If a conflict is identified, it is the responsibility of NACCME to initiate a mechanism to resolve the conflict(s). The existence of these interests or relationships is not viewed as implying bias or decreasing the value of the presentation.

All educational materials are reviewed for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies reported, and levels of evidence.

The faculty is reported the following:

Chris Bolwell  is a shareholder of GlaxoSmithKline. GlaxoSmithKline is not supporting this activity, nor does any content relate to their product/service

Hardware/Software Requirements

The evaluation is accessible after the activity via a PC (Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7) or Mac (Mac OS 10.x or later) computer with current versions of the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, or Safari. A PDF reader is required for print publications. Please direct technical questions to webmaster@naccme.com.

ADA Statement

North American Center for Continuing Medical Education complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please call 609-371-1137. 

Grant Support

This activity has been supported through an independent educational grant from Portola Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Privacy Policy

Imedex protects the privacy of personal and other information regarding participants, educational partners, and joint sponsors. Imedex and our joint sponsors will not release personally identifiable information to a third party without the individual's consent, except such information as is required for reporting purposes to the appropriate accrediting agency.