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Physician Engagement Education Series:
Inflammatory Bowel Disease:
Updates and Controversies

Adult Inflammatory Bowel Disease

 

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Release Date: October 2, 2015
Expiration Date: October 2, 2017

Estimated Time of Completion: 2 hours 45 minutes

Description

The Physician Engagement Education Series is designed to provide health care providers the tools to stay up to date on the latest innovations and trends of key topics in esophageal diseases, as well as share valuable insights from their own experiences and practices. An international multidisciplinary team from Cleveland Clinic reviews innovations and updates on inflammatory bowel disease.

The Adult Inflammatory Bowel Disease webcast provides an update on the management of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

Learning Objectives

  1. Discuss the most current approaches to the diagnosis in adult patients.
  2. Describe the best approaches for medical therapy for adults.
  3. Summarize the indications and type of surgeries used in adult patients.
  4. Formulate post-operative interventions to achieve the best outcomes and quality of life.
  5. Identify individuals at risk to modify risk factors and prevent complications and morbidity.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for family practice, internal medicine, gastroenterology, general surgery physicians and nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, residents and fellows.

Accreditation

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of  2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ / Self-Assessment credits toward Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.

MOC

Course Self-Assessment towards Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program
Upon achievement of a score of 100% on the Self-Assessment towards Part 2 of the American Board of Surgery Maintenance of Certification Program, you will obtain your certificate of attendance. Physicians are then able to add this completion to their American Board of Surgery portfolio online form. Participants will have an opportunity to review responses and retake questions.

Activity Director and Faculty

Activity Director

Jeffrey Ponsky, MD
General Surgery
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Faculty

Jean Ashburn, MD
Colorectal Surgery
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Zehar Koutoubi, MD
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Cleveland Clinic
Abu Dhabi

Feza Remzi, MD
Colorectal Surgery
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Bo Shen, MD
Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

CME Disclaimer

The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. In no event will The Cleveland Clinic Foundation be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

Disclosures

In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support issued by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education requires resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest to ensure CME activities are free of commercial bias.

The following faculty have indicated that they have no relationship which, in the context of their presentation, could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:

Jean Ashburn, MD
Zaher Koutoubi, MD
Jeffrey Ponsky, MD
Feza Remzi, MD
Bo Shen, MD

This CME activity was produced by the Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Center for Continuing Education and the Physician Engagement Department.