Virtual IBD Clinic: Diagnosis and Medical Treatment

Program Overview

The management of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) remains challenging, owing to variable clinical presentations and ever-changing therapeutic options. In this interactive CME activity, Dr. Anita Afzali presents the case of a newly diagnosed patient with IBD, highlighting the importance of prompt diagnosis and aggressive medical treatment. This real-world patient case offers you an opportunity to test your clinical skills for the successful management of IBD and learn more from IBD expert faculty.

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Target Audience

The target audience for this activity is primary care physicians, gastroenterologists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Describe indications for, and interpretation of, diagnostic testing in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD)
  • Apply principles of IBD therapeutic management according to clinical symptoms, duration, and severity of disease

Activity Faculty


Anita Afzali, MD, MPH, FACG

Medical Director
OSU Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Columbus, OH


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