Your Patient Notes Bowel Symptoms and Abdominal Pain. What Should You Do Next?
Now Available – An Algorithmic, Case-based, Primary Care Workshop on IBS-D, IBS-C, CIC, and OIC, Featuring the Rome IV Interactive Clinical Decision Toolkit. In collaboration with the Rome Foundation, this activity is provided by Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC.
Release Date: June 28, 2018
Last Reviewed: June 24, 2018
Expiration Date: June 28, 2019
Time to Complete Activity: 2.0 hours
Douglas A. Drossman, MD (Chair)
President, Rome Foundation
Professor Emeritus of Medicine and Psychiatry
UNC Center for Functional GI and Motility Disorders
University of North Carolina
President, Drossman Center for Education and Practice of Biopsychosocial Patient Care, LLC
Chapel Hill, NC
Joel J. Heidelbaugh, MD, FAAFP, FACG
Departments of Family Medicine and Urology
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, MI
Brian E. Lacy, MD, PhD
Senior Associate Consultant
Susan Lucak, MD
Affiliated Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Weill Cornell School of Medicine
New York, NY
This activity has been designed to address the educational needs of primary care clinicians, including internists, PAs, family physicians, and nurse practitioners (NPs), who are involved or interested in the care of patients with irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D), irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C), chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC), and/or opioid-induced constipation (OIC). It may also benefit gastroenterologists and other healthcare providers who are interested in the treatment and care of patients with these gastrointestinal (GI) disorders.
Upon proper completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
- Describe the evidence-based Rome IV criteria for the diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome subtypes, chronic idiopathic constipation, and opioid-induced constipation.
- Develop comprehensive, evidence-based treatment approaches for patients with irritable bowel syndrome subtypes, chronic idiopathic constipation, or opioid-induced constipation from a multidimensional framework.
Table of Contents
- Welcome and Introduction
- Introduction to Rome
- Rome-based Diagnosis of FGIDs
- Evidence Informing the Use of Treatments for IBS-D, IBS-C, CIC, and OIC
- Introduction to the Rome IV Interactive Clinical Decision Toolkit
- Case-based Workshop Using the Rome IV Interactive Clinical Decision Toolkit
Physician Accreditation Statement
Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Physician Credit Designation Statement
Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC, designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure of Commercial Support
This educational activity is supported by independent medical educational grants from Allergan, Inc and Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc; Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc; and Shire.