Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Identifies the differences between functional gastrointestinal disorders and inflammatory bowel diseases. Explains the pathophysiology of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and identifies appropriate treatment strategies. Discusses the pathophysiology of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative collitis and identify appropriate treatment strategies. Identifies psychosocial issues in chronic gastrointestinal disorders. Discusses new research on the causes of gastrointestinal disorders, such as peptic ulcer disease.
$30.00

Hour 1

  1.    Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
    1.    Definition and statistics
    2.    Social costs of IBS and GI disorders
    3.    IBS symptoms
    4.    Diagnostic procedures for IBS
  2.    Treatment of IBS
    1.    Dietary modifications
    2.    Available pharmacological treatments
    3.    Treatment of pain, diarrhea, and constipation

 

Hour 2

  1.    Ulcerative Colitis
  2.    Crohn’s Disease

 

Hour 3

  1.    Esophagitis
  2.    Gastritis and Peptic Ulcer Disease
  3.    NSAID Induced Disease

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the differences between functional gastrointestinal disorders and inflammatory bowel diseases.
  2. Explain the pathophysiology of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and identifiy appropriate treatment strategies.
  3. Discuss the pathophysiology of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative collitis and identify appropriate treatment strategies.
  4. Identify psychosocial issues in chronic gastrointestinal disorders.
  5. Discuss new research on the causes of gastrointestinal disorders, such as peptic ulcer disease.
Instructor M. O'Brien, M.D.
Instructor A. St. Charles, Ph.D., R.D., L.D.N.
More Information About This Course: IBS & Inflammatory Gastrointestinal Disorders accreditation
# of Pages 95
Contact Hours: 3
NCBTMB Contact Hours 3 (Not Approved for NY)

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