Lucas Holkup to give Surgery Grand Rounds on bowel prep April 19


Lucas Holkup, MD, a PGY-III resident in the UND Department of Surgery, will present a talk entitled “Understanding Bowel Prep: in support of a progressive movement” at Altru Hospital in Grand Forks from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. on Friday, April 19, 2019. All are welcome to attend.

The objectives of the talk are:

  • Recognize dosing schedule of colon prep before colonoscopy in relation to efficacy, patient acceptance, and tolerance
  • Apply patient characteristics in choosing appropriate bowel cleansing regimen
  • Use evidence-based management for preoperative colon cleaning prior to elective colon surgery
  • Explain the rationale of bowel preparation in elective colon surgery and colonoscopy

This Surgery Grand Rounds Conference, sponsored by the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Department of Surgery, is broadcast via videoconference to many sites in North Dakota and Minnesota. For more information about how to view the presentation, contact Angie Flesberg at 701.293.4151 or

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.