Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

Learning Objectives

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

1. Use evidence-based diagnostic criteria to diagnose patients suspected of inflammatory bowel disease (i.e. Crohn’s Disease, ulcerative colitis).
2. Develop patient-centered treatment strategies for patients with IBD, emphasizing adherence to lifestyle modifications, identification and avoidance of triggers, and prescribed pharmacologic therapies. 
3. Counsel patients with inflammatory bowel disease regarding their risk of cancer and cancer screening requirements. 
4. Provide appropriate vaccination recommendations for patients treated for IBD in accordance with evidence-based guidelines. 

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
04/02/2021
Parent activity set: 

Paul Bornemann, MD, Associate Residency Program Director, Palmetto Health Family Medicine Residency, Director of Primary Care Ultrasound, Ultrasound Institute, Assistant Professor of Family Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
04/02/2021
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