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Effective Strategies for Improving Process of Care Measures for Patients with IBD: Key Findings from a Community-Based QI Pilot

This activity will examine key findings from a quality improvement pilot designed to learn how IBD nurses in the community can proactively improve the care of patients with IBD. ...

  • Video Roundtable Video Roundtable
  • ANCC

Primary Care Perspectives: Recognizing and Managing Opioid-Induced Constipation

Constipation is a common adverse effect resulting from opioid medications: an estimated 40% of patients receiving opioids to manage noncancer pain experience opioid-induced constipation (OIC). Unlike other adverse effects of opioids, such as nausea, the severity of OIC rarely diminishes over time and is often dose limiting. As a result, OIC can have a significant negative impact on activities of d ...

  • Mobile + Online on QuantiaMD Mobile + Online on QuantiaMD
  • ACCME

Identifying and Managing Patients with IBD at Risk for Progressive Disease

Treatment strategies for IBD vary depending on disease type, severity, and patient risk profile. This activity will examine severity and risk assessment, guideline recommended treatment, and patient communication strategies. ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • ACCME

Treatment Patterns in Family Medicine: The Role of the Primary Care Clinician in Patient-Centered Management of IBD/Module 3: Improving Adherence, Monitoring, and Communication

Inflammatory bowel disease is commonly associated with a wide range of extraintestinal manifestations that may appear in a variety of locations throughout the body. This activity, the third in a 3-part series, will review these manifestations and the primary care clinician’s role in identifying/investigating them. It will also examine patient non-adherence to medication and offer suggestions for f ...

  • i-Newsletter i-Newsletter
  • AAFP
  • AANP
  • AAPA

Treatment Patterns in Family Medicine: The Role of the Primary Care Clinician in Patient-Centered Management of IBD/Module 2: Escalating Therapy, Addressing Treatment Risks, and Co-Managing With Specialists

Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) who present with moderate to severe disease, or who relapse after treatment for mild disease will often require treatment with additional forms of therapy. Primary care clinicians are on the front line for monitoring their patients for treatment response and adverse events. This activity, the second in a 3-part series, addresses escalation of therapy ...

  • i-Newsletter i-Newsletter
  • AAFP
  • AANP
  • AAPA

Treatment Patterns in Family Medicine: The Role of the Primary Care Clinician in Patient-Centered Management of IBD/Module 1: Diagnosis and Initial Treatment Options

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can be challenging to diagnose because of its heterogeneous and somewhat ambiguous clinical presentation. Despite the challenges, primary care clinicians are on the front line for assessment and initial diagnosis of these patients. Once diagnosed, even if placed under the care of a gastroenterologist, these patients will require life-long care. This activity, the f ...

  • i-Newsletter
  • AAFP
  • AANP
  • AAPA

Expired Programs

Achieving Optimal Outcomes in Patients With Inflammatory Bowel Disease

NOTE: This activity was presented as a live visiting faculty grand rounds series beginning on September 22, 2015. Participants who received credit for attending any of the live presentations are not eligible to receive credit for this online release. IBD is a chronic progressive inflammatory disorder of the GI tract, which includes Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC). CD and UC ar ...

  • Online Presentation Online Presentation
  • ACCME

IBD Diagnosis and Management: Untangling the Complexities

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which comprises ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease (CD), is a complex condition that can be difficult to identify and treat. Carefully tailoring and monitoring care is essential because therapeutic goals and strategies differ by disease severity. New data available to clinicians are revising the management paradigm for IBD as well as the definition of dee ...

  • Mobile + Online on QuantiaMD Mobile + Online on QuantiaMD
  • ACCME

Opioid-Induced Constipation: Improving Outcomes With Individualized, Evidence-Based Treatment

This activity will review the safety and efficacy of available therapies to prevent and treat opioid-induced constipation. It will also examine strategies for optimizing treatment selection and adjusting therapy when necessary to help patients achieve their treatment goals and improve their overall quality of life. ...

  • Reach MD / podcast
  • ACCME
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