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.

Credit Expired
CE Credit Expired
Expires: July 3, 2021

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

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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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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 the 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 Statement

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 and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. 

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