Review of the Diseases of the Lower GI Tract

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Estimated time to complete session: 45 minutes

Review of the Diseases of the Lower GI Tract

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss the diagnosis and treatment of irritable bowel syndrome
  2. Recognize the common forms of malabsorption
  3. Review the diagnosis and treatment of cancer of the small intestine, large intestine and anus
  4. Summarize other clinical entities of the lower GI tract, including constipation and infections

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
09/01/2012
Course expires: 
08/31/2015
Parent activity set: 

David Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP, Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Brody School of Medicine; Associate Provost, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/01/2012
Course expires: 
08/31/2015
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