Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Return to Chronic Conditions sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.


Learning Objectives

1. Apply evidence-based diagnostic criteria to evaluate patients presenting with recurrent or episodicabdominal pain for IBS.
2. Establish referral and follow-up protocol with a gastroenterologist 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: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2017

Kate Martin, MD, MPH, FAAFP, University of Nevada School of Medicine, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Las Vegas

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/25/2017
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