Time Commitment: 4 hours over 4 weeks
Target Professions: MD, DO, MBBS, Nurse Practitioner, Nurse, Physician Assistant, Psychologist, Researcher
Target Specialties: Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Psychology
Credits Available: 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, 4.0 ANCC Contact Hours, 4.0 APA credits for psychologists, 4.0 CDR credit for dietitians.

Learn the best practice guidelines for diagnosing and treating IBS-C and how to effectively communicate with patients with IBS to improve clinical outcomes and increase patient and provider satisfaction.


CME/CE Accreditation Information

Self Study

Live Group Discussions

  • Live Group Discussion 1

    This discussion will focus on best practices for diagnosis and treatment of IBS-C, clinical considerations of pelvic floor dysfunction, dietary concerns and behavioral health considerations.

  • Live Group Discussion 2

    This discussion will focus on communication challenges with patients with IBS-C- how to validate symptoms, communicate a diagnosis clearly and effectively and how to use shared decision making with patients around management options in order to improve adhereance and clinical outcomes.

Group Tasks

  • Patient Case - Ms. Simpson

    Meet Ms. Simpson, a 40-year-old woman who presents with persistent feelings of abdominal discomfort.

  • Standardized Patient Activity - Susan Moore

    Have a telehealth session with standardized patient Susan Moore, a 47-year-old woman with chronic abdominal pain associated with constipation.

My Action Plans

  • Your Action Plan in Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS-C)

    In light of the information reviewed and discussed during this program, please share an action plan that you will implement to improve the diagnosis and management for your patients with IBS-C.

Interested in becoming a Group Leader?

Requirements:
Group leaders should be experts in diagnosing and treating IBS-C Apply Now

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Completed Groups

MS
Madison Simons, PsyD
GI Psychologist, Associate Staff
Completed
Kimberly Kearns, MS, APRN, ANP-BC
Nurse Practitioner/Division of Gastroenterology
Completed
Erin Judge, RDN
Owner
Completed
Lynne Benjamin, APRN
Assistant Professor
Completed
JN
Jessica Naftaly, PhD
GI Psychologist/Clinical Instructor
Completed