Alexander Visit 1: Young Male Presenting with Weight Loss, Fever, Cramping in Abdomen

Title:

Alexander Visit 1: Young Male Presenting with Weight Loss, Fever, Cramping in Abdomen

Topic: Gastroenterology
Relevant Terms: Crohn’s Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Primary Audience: Gastroenterologists and other healthcare providers interested in Crohn’s disease
Launch Date: 30-May-12
Credits: 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Expiration Date: The accreditation for this activity has expired.
Curriculum Name: Evolving Paradigms in the Management of Crohn s Disease: A Case-Based Approach to Risk...

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:

  1. Assess disease severity and determine prognosis in patients with Crohn's disease.
  2. Develop optimal treatment approaches for Crohn's disease based on individual patient prognosis.
  3. Outline individual treatment goals for the different categories of Crohn's disease.
  4. Summarize the risks and benefits of conventional and emerging treatment options for patients with moderate to severe Crohn's disease.

    Faculty

    William J. Sandborn, MD
    Professor of Medicine
    UC San Diego School of Medicine
    Chief, Division of Gastroenterology
    San Diego, CA
    Scott Plevy, MD
    Associate Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology
    University of North Carolina School of Medicine
    Chapel Hill, NC
    Corey A. Siegel, MD
    Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
    Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
    Lebanon, NH
    PLANNERS AND REVIEWERS DISCLOSURE
    Elizabeth Friedenwald, MCM Education medical writer, has no conflicts of interest to disclose.
    Elizabeth Paczolt, MCM Education medical director, has no conflicts of interest to disclose.

    DISCLAIMER
    The opinions or views expressed in this CME activity are those of the presenters and do not necessarily reflect the opinions or recommendations of The AGA Institute, MCM Education, or the commercial supporter(s). Participants should critically appraise the information presented and are encouraged to consult appropriate resources for information surrounding any product, device, or procedure mentioned.

    ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of The AGA Institute and RealCME. The AGA Institute is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
     
    CREDIT DESIGNATION
    The AGA Institute designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
     

    Release Date: May 30, 2012
    Expiration Date: May 30, 2013

    TERM OF OFFERING
    This activity has a release date of May 30, 2012 and is valid for 1 year. Requests for credit must be received no later than May 30, 2013.

    CREDIT DETERMINATION
    A review committee has agreed that this material can be completed in 30 minutes. This estimated study time in turn has determined the credit hours being offered.

    INSTRUCTIONS FOR PARTICIPATING IN THIS ACTIVITY AND OBTAINING CME CREDIT
    There are no fees for participating in and receiving CME credit for this online educational activity. By reviewing the course content and successfully completing the posttest and evaluation, clinicians are entitled to receive credit. The statement of credit will be available to print from your user history page.
    • Read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures
    • Participate in the activity
    • Complete the posttest and activity evaluation
    • Clinicians who successfully complete the posttest and evaluation will receive a CME certificate; successful completion is defined as a cumulative score of at least 80% correct
    • All other participants who successfully complete the posttest and evaluation will receive a certificate of participation
      
    ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE 
    30 minutes
     
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    SPONSORSHIP

    This continuing medical education activity is sponsored by the AGA Institute in collaboration with MCM Education.

          


    COMMERCIAL SUPPORT

    This activity is supported by educational grants from Abbott Laboratories and UCB.