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FORMAT:
RapidCME CliniCase

RELEASE DATE:
October 25, 2018

EXPIRATION DATE:
October 26, 2018

THERAPEUTIC AREA:
Gastroenterology, Primary Care

TARGET AUDIENCE:
Family physicians with an interest in the management of IBS-C

ACTIVITY LENGTH:
30 minutes

Listen, Look, and Learn From Your Patients: Diagnosing and Treating IBS-C

OVERVIEW

This interactive, on-demand activity introduces KM, a woman with chronic abdominal pain and constipation. She has trouble discussing her symptoms and seeks pain relief. In 30 minutes, review this case-based activity and learn about:

  • Communication skills and tools that help patients talk about bowel habits
  • Positive diagnosis of IBS and its subtypes without lab testing
  • Selecting appropriate treatment for IBS-C based on underlying pathophysiology, severity of disease, and clinical trial data

FACULTY

Brian E. Lacy, MD, PhD, FACG (Activity Chair)
Professor of Medicine
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Chief, Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Director, GI Motility Laboratory
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Lebanon, NH


This educational activity is supported by an educational grant from Allergan.

This educational activity is jointly provided by the North Carolina Academy of Family Physicians (NCAFP) and Spire Learning.


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