2015-09-16 19:24:45 UTC

Free Webinars on IBD Offer CME

Sept. 22, 2015

Each video offers 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Agents used in the management of IBD can have serious overall consequences, such as the activation of latent infections and deleterious effects on bone health. Take advantage of the following videos, developed in collaboration with Vindico with an educational grant from Abbvie, to help mitigate iatrogenic injury in IBD patients.

Each video offers 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsCME expires Nov. 5, 2015. 

AGA Quality Improvement Measures for IBD Risk Assessment Strategies
Mitigate iatrogenic injury by learning to better classify IBD disease according to type and activity, and institute appropriate screening strategies when managing patients on long-term corticosteroids and anti-TNF therapy.

AGA Quality Measures for Preventative Strategies in Patients with IBD
Explore methods to provide better care for IBD patients by implementing quality improvement measures aimed at administering appropriate vaccinations and the appropriate use of corticosteroid-sparing therapies. In addition, smoking cessation techniques and relevant counseling strategies will also be discussed.


More on Continuing Education

2018 AGA Postgraduate Course

June 2, 2018

Secure your spot for this clinically focused, multi-topic course that offers immediately applicable information. Held in conjunction with DDW®. Save $75 when you register by April 18.

Best Practices in IBD: Long-term Management of IBD

March 15, 2018

This activity outlines the role of the multidisciplinary care team in long-term monitoring and ensuring the patient’s overall health needs are addressed and aligned with the primary care quality metrics identified by CMS.

Best Practices in IBD: Treatment Approaches

March 15, 2018

In this activity, Russell D. Cohen, MD, AGAF, FACG, outlines the principles of IBD management in the context of a case scenario of a patient with ulcerative colitis.