IBD 2014: Tackling Tough Questions - November 8, 2014
This meeting will focus on medical, surgical and integrative approaches for managing inflammatory bowel disease. New information about the optimization of therapies, understanding of pouchitis, triggers for inflammatory bowel disease flares and identifying modifications in surgical approaches will be provided
Many health care professionals are undereducated and misinformed in regards to inflammatory bowel disease. Additionally new research and therapies have emerged that the medical community needs to be aware of to manage and treat our patients.
Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 5.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.
- Nurse practitioners
- Physician assistants
- Allied health care professionals
After attending this educational activity, participants should be able to:
- Understand the clinical characteristics of ulcerative colitis
- Identify triggers of ulcerative colitis disease flares
- Identify medical options in mild, moderate, and severe ulcerative colitis.
- Understand inpatient management of fulminant ulcerative colitis
- Understand surgical options in ulcerative colitis
- Identify triggers of Crohn’s disease flares
- Identify medical options in mild, moderate, and severe Crohn’s disease.
- Understand surgical options in Crohn’s disease
- Understand the challenges of upper GI Crohn’s disease
- Identify risk factors for disease relapse following surgery in Crohn’s disease
- Understand the medical options for post-operative prophylaxis in Crohn’s disease
- Identify surgical considerations in the treatment of fistulous Crohn’s disease
- Understand medical options in patients with Crohn’s disease fistulas
- Understand the implications of dysplasia in patients with chronic ulcerative colitis
- Identify modifications in surgical approaches to patients with ulcerative colitis who have dysplasia or colon cancer
- 5.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 5.00 Hours of ParticipationHours of Participation credit.