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Inflammatory Bowel Disease: Medical And Surgical Treatment

Author: Jassin M. Jouria, MD
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CE: 4 hours Pharmacology: 1 hour
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Course Summary

Although there is no singular known cause for inflammatory bowel disease, medical research is providing new treatments and reducing mortality rates associated with the disease at a rapid pace. Inflammatory bowel disease is the name given to a variety of gastrointestinal disorders that cause similar symptoms and impact a patient's quality of life. There is no cure, but symptomatic relief can be found with a variety of treatments, including medical, surgical, and nutritional. As with many diseases, a multi-faceted approach is commonly the best approach for successful treatment of inflammatory bowel disease. This course will examine the medical and surgical treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Course Format

Homestudy

Course Syllabus

I.              Introduction

II.           Medical Therapies For Inflammatory Bowel Disease

1.   Oral Medication

2.   Rectal Medication

3.   Injection Medication

4.   Infusion Medication

III.         Surgical Approaches For Inflammatory Bowel Disease

1.   Protocolectomy

2.   Ileostomy

3.   Bowel Resection

4.   Strictureplasty

5.   Colostomy

IV.          Nutritional Therapy For IBD Management

V.            Inflammatory Bowel Disease Prognosis

VI.          Summary

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