Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Overtreatment

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Estimated time to complete session: 1 hour

Learning Objectives

1. Distinguish gastroesophageal reflux from GERD in patients who present with typical and atypical symptoms.

2. Educate parents of infants and children with GERD on effective feeding strategies and safe medication use.

3. Formulate treatment plans for patients with GERD to include lifestyle modifications and effective medication use, and ensure patient compliance with treatment.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
02/09/2018

Thad Wilkins, MD, FAAFP, Professor, Director of Academic Development, Department of Family Medicine, Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Regents University, Augusta

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
02/09/2018
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