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This activity is hosted on the site of our educational partner

You will be connecting to our educational partner, which controls its own content, practices, and other policies.

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IBD in Clinical Practice: Long-Term Disease Management and Surgery - 2019

Format

Expert Perspective

Time to Complete

45 minutes

Released

May 2, 2019

Expires

May 1, 2020
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Maximum Credits

0.75 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accredited Provider

This activity is jointly provided by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, and RMEI Medical Education, LLC.

Commercial Supporter

Supported by independent educational grants from AbbVie Inc. and Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.

Program Description

In this educational activity, you will follow a patient whose symptoms are consistent with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and will have the opportunity to learn about long-term disease management and indications for surgery in an interactive format.

Intended Audience

This program was intended for physicians, gastroenterologists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants involved in the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:

  • Decide which medical treatment to use in acute IBD flares and for long-term disease management
  • Identify IBD characteristics for which surgery is indicated

Conflict Of Interest Disclosure Policy

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

Faculty

Hans Herfarth, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC

Dr. Herfarth has affiliations with Alivio, AMAG, Allergan, Boehringer-Ingelheim, Celtrion, Finch, Lycera, Merck, Pfizer, PureTech, Seres, (Consultant); Artizan, Pfizer (Research)

Miguel Regueiro, MD
Chair, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Professor, Lerner College of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Dr. Reguerio has affiliations with AbbVie, Allergan, Amgen, Celgene, Janssen, Miraca Labs, Pfizer, Seres,Takeda, UCB Pharma (Advisory Board/Consulting fees); AbbVie, Janssen, Takeda (Contracted Research); AbbVie, Janssen, Pfizer, Salix, Shire, Takeda, UCB Pharma (Unrestricted Educational Grants).

Planners and Managers

The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose.

RMEI Medical Education, LLC planners and managers have nothing to disclose.

Credit

0.75

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accreditation Statement


In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and RMEI Medical Education, LLC. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Designation Statement

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM  .  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

FEE INFORMATION

There is no fee for this educational activity.

Medium

Internet

Instructions

By reviewing the course content and successfully completing the post-test and evaluation, physicians are entitled to receive up to 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. A statement of credit will be available to print from your user history page. Users must:

  • Read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures.
  • Participate in the activity.
  • Complete the activity post-test and evaluation.
Physicians who successfully complete the post-test and evaluation will receive CME credit. You must score 75% or higher on the post-test to receive credit for this activity. All other participants who successfully complete the post-test and evaluation will receive a certificate of participation. A copy of your certificate will be saved in your CME History on myCME.

If you would like to contact Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, please email information@pimed.com.
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