Virtual IBD Clinic: Disease Management and Surgery

Program Overview

It is estimated that only 20% to 30% of patients with Crohn’s disease (CD) have a non-progressive or indolent course. While most patients with CD present with non-penetrating or non-stricturing disease, 50% of patients develop intestinal complications within 20 years of diagnosis. In this interactive CME activity, Dr. Hudesman presents the case of a patient with CD, highlighting the importance of early recognition of disease complications and considerations for surgical management. This real-world patient case offers you an opportunity to test your clinical skills for the successful management of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and learn more from an IBD expert faculty.

Credit Expired
CE Credit Expired
Expires: June 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:

  • Decide which medical treatment to use in acute inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) flares and for disease management
  • Identify IBD characteristics for which surgery is indicated

Activity Faculty

hudesman

David P. Hudesman, MD

Co-Director
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at NYU Langone Health
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine NYU School of Medicine
New York, NY

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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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