Chronic Abdominal Pain

Return to all Chronic Conditions sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Perform a differential diagnosis on the patient with chronic abdominal pain, including appropriate diagnostic and imaging studies that are based on the location of pain, presentation, and patient’s age and sex. 
2. Establish referral and follow-up protocol for patients exhibiting red flags for other diseases. 
3. Develop treatment plans that involve positive patient-physician communication, shared decision-making, and follow-up strategies that result in symptom relief and improved quality of life.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
01/17/2017
Course expires: 
01/16/2020
Parent activity set: 

Kate Rowland, MD, MS, FAAFP, Faculty, Rush-Copley Family Medicine Residency; Assistant Professor, Rush Medical College, Aurora, Illinois

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/17/2017
Course expires: 
01/16/2020
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