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Speaker
Gerald W. Dryden, MD, MSPH, MSc, AGAF, FASGE

Speaker Affiliation
Professor of Medicine and Bioengineering
Director of Clinical Research
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

Title
: Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Focusing on the GI Tract to Maximize Results
Activity/Course #:
: NCMEB288
Cost:
: $25.00
Release/Start Date:
: Feb 02 2017
Expiration Date:
: Feb 01 2018
Topics:
: Gastroenterology
Target Audience:
: Primary Care Providers
Format:
: Webcast
Estimated Time To Complete CME Activity:
: 1.0 Hour
Credit(s):
: 1.0 AMA PRA Category I Credit(s)
1.0 AANP Contact hour(s) which includes 0.50 pharmacology hour(s)
Hardware/Software Requirements:
(Chrome not supported at this time)

Welcome to the National Association for Continuing Education webcast that was recorded at the NACE Emerging Challenges in Primary Care 2015 conference in San Diego, CA. The topic of this webcast is Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Focusing on the GI Tract to Maximize Results.

Learning Objective(s):

After completing this program participants should be able to:

  1. Recognize the conditions referred to as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and evaluate the degree of severity based on clinical measures of disease activity.
  2. Match appropriate pharmacologic therapeutic strategies to clinical IBD presentations to maximize outcomes while minimizing toxicity.
  3. Identify patients who are at high risk of complications from IBD and who may benefit from new mechanisms of action in IBD therapy.
  4. Employ approaches to optimize benefits from IBD treatment options and facilitate adherence.

How To Obtain Your CME Certificate

  1. Register for the course at http://naceonline.com
  2. View the content.
  3. Complete and submit the post-test and evaluation.
  4. A minimum passing score of 80% must be earned on the post-test in order to complete the CME activity.
  5. Print your CME certificate.
Sponsored and Certified By
National Association for Continuing Education
Accreditation Designation Statement
The National Association for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The National Association for Continuing Education designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The National Association for Continuing Education is approved as a provider of nurse practitioner continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. AANP Provider Number 121222. This program has been approved for 1.0 contact hours of continuing education (which includes 0.50 pharmacology hours).
Faculty Disclosure Policy
It is the policy of the accredited providers to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all activities. All faculty participating in CME activities sponsored by the accredited providers are required to present evidence-based data, identify and reference off-label product use and disclose all relevant financial relationships with those supporting the activity or others whose products or services are discussed. Faculty disclosure will be provided in the activity materials. Faculty disclosures are provided below.

Gerald W. Dryden, MD, MSPH, MSc, AGAF, FASGE, Speaker, serves on the speaker’s bureaus of Abbvie, Takeda, EnteraHeatlh and Salix. Dr. Dryden also conducts contracted research for Abbvie, Johnson & Johnson, Merck, Takeda, Pfizer, and Genetech.

Gregg Sherman, MD, Course Director, has no relationships to disclose.

Harvey C. Parker, Ph.D., Activity Planning Committee, has the following relationships to disclose: co-owner of Specialty Press, Inc. and Health Link Systems, Inc.

Michelle Frisch, MPH, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.

Alan Goodstat, LCSW, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.

Sheila Lucas, CWEP, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.

Cheryl C. Kay, Activity Planning Committee, has no relationships to disclose.
Commercial Support
No commercial support was received for this activity.