Paving the Road for the IBS/CIC Patient Journey: Enhanced Strategies for Diagnosis, Treatment, and Better Patient Communication

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
11:00 AM - 12:45 PM


Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
1201 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA
Liberty Ballroom


Faculty
Brooks D. Cash, MD
Endowed Professor, Dan and Lillie Sterling Professorship in Clinical Gastroenterology
Chief, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Endowed Director, Chao-Ertan Directorship
Co-Director, Ertan Digestive Disease Center
UT Health Science Center at Houston/Memorial Hermann McGovern Medical School
Houston, TX

Paul P. Doghramji, MD
Senior Family Physician
Collegeville Family Practice
Medical Director of Health Services
Ursinus College
Collegeville, PA
 
Patient Contributor
Johannah Ruddy, MEd

Executive Director, Rome Foundation
Wake Forest, NC

This event is not a part of the official AAFP FMX.

This activity is provided by Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC. 

Target Audience
This activity has been designed to address the educational needs of primary care clinicians, including family physicians, internists, nurse practitioners (NPs), and PAs. It may also benefit other clinicians who are interested or involved in the care of patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and/or chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC).

Learning Objectives
Upon proper completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
• Recognize signs and symptoms of IBS and its subtypes as well as CIC to avoid unnecessary testing when making a diagnosis
• Select optimal, individualized therapy for patients with IBS and CIC based on the latest clinical data
• Develop strategies for communication with, and education of, patients with IBS and CIC to facilitate treatment adherence

Agenda
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM  Registration and Complimentary Buffet Lunch
11:30 AM – 12:45 PM  Clinical Program
• From Symptom Onset to Diagnosis: The Patient Journey
• Diagnosis and Comprehensive Care of Patients With IBS and CIC: Interactive Case Studies
• Q&A

Physician Accreditation Statement
Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Credit Designation Statement
Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PA Continuing Education
PAs may claim a maximum of 1.25 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

Nurse Practitioner Continuing Education
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCP for further guidelines.
 
AAFP Credit
This Live activity, Paving the Road for the IBS/CIC Patient Journey: Enhanced Strategies for Diagnosis, Treatment, and Better Patient Communication, with a beginning date of 09/25/2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Commercial Support
This educational activity is supported by independent medical educational grants from Salix Pharmaceuticals and Shire.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
In accordance with ACCME requirements on disclosure, information about relationships with commercial interests (if any) for anyone contributing to content development will be included in materials distributed at the time of the activity.

Registration
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