Review of the Diseases of the Lower GI Tract

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Estimated time to complete session: 40 min.

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: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/02/2019
Parent activity set: 

David G Weismiller, MD, ScM, FAAFP, Attending Physician – Rural Health Group, INC., weismillerd@ecu.edu

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
08/02/2019
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