This CME activity will review recent advances in the management of patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) as presented at the Digestive Disease Week (DDW) 2019 in San Diego, CA. The expert faculty will discuss the science of the inflammatory cascade as well as review recent clinical trial data for IBD treatments. The faculty will also discuss strategies for utilizing and collaborating with the interprofessional team to optimize patient outcomes and quality of life concerns. Upon completion of this activity, learners will gain insight into current treatment and management techniques, ultimately improving patient care.
Gastroenterologists, primary care physicians, nurses, NPs, PAs, and other members of an interprofessional care team involved in the management of inflammatory bowel disease.
- Understand the science of the inflammatory cascade in IBD.
- Analyze the most recent clinical data for current and emerging IBD treatments.
- Collaborate with the healthcare team to address quality of life issues and optimize outcomes for patients with IBD.
Disclosures of Conflict of Interest
It is the policy of AcademicCME that all faculty, instructors, and planners disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.
The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CE activity:
|Faculty||Relationship Identified With:|
|David P. Hudesman, MD
|Consultant/Advisor: Pfizer Inc., Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Jansenn Pharmaceutica, AbbVie, Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Grant/Research Support: Pfizer Inc.
Dana Lukin, MD
|Consultant/Advisor: AbbVie, Abgenomics International Inc., Pfizer Inc., Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., Celgene Corp., Prometheus Laboratories Inc.
Grant/Research Support: Abbvie, Takeda Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Planners, Managers, Reviewers
Timothy Hayes, MD, PhD; Kim Cheramie, MSN, RN-BC; Nicole Brestowski; and Devon Dietzel hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships to products or devices with any commercial interests related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.
In support of improving patient care, AcademicCME is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Credit Designation Statements
AcademicCME designates this live material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
This activity has been supported by an independent educational grant from Celgene Corporation and Shire Plc.
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. AcademicCME, Celgene Corporation and Shire Plc. do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
Method of Participation
1. Read the learning objectives, accreditation information and faculty disclosures at the beginning of this activity.
2. Complete the Pre-Activity Questions
3. Read or Review the activity content.
4. Complete the Post-Activity Test Questions and Evaluation.
5. Learners who receive a grade of 70% or better on the Post-Activity Test Questions and complete the Evaluation will receive appropriate credit as indicated (CME, CNE, and/or CPE credit).
6. Learners should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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