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  • IBD Fundamentals

    In this module, we will explore key aspects of IBD, including its definition and epidemiology as well as diagnosis, treatment, health maintenance, and preventative care. Additionally, we will highlight the crucial role of patient-provider partnerships, shared decision-making, approaches to patient education and empowerment, and efforts to address social determinants of health (SDOH) and racial disparities in IBD care.

  • Introduction to Inflammatory Bowel Disease

    In this chapter, we will dig deeper into the two main types of IBD, ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s disease (CD), and gain insight into extraintestinal manifestations (EIMs). Additionally, we’ll discuss how IBD severity affects both the physical and emotional well-being of patients. 

    Presented by Benjamin L. Cohen, MD

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  • Shared Decision-Making: The Crucial Role of the Provider-Patient Dialogue

    During this presentation, we will focus on how to enhance our communications with our patients using available data about their disease and management options by reviewing how to convert the information into formats that help them understand the data.

    Presented by Corey A. Siegel, MD, MS

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  • Exploring Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) in IBD Care

    Social determinants of health (SDOH) play a crucial role in influencing patient well-being and overall health. In this chapter, we’ll review and enhance your understanding of SDOH in IBD and offer suggestions for actionable steps to help mitigate SDOH in your patient population.

    Presented by Sophie M. Balzora, MD, FACG

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  • Health Maintenance and Preventative Care

    In this chapter, participants will learn the importance of health maintenance and preventative care in IBD management, review current related recommendations, and explore approaches to help improve patient adherence to those recommendations.

    Presented by Shubha Bhat, PharmD, MS, FCCP, BCACP

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  • Exploring Diagnosis and Treatment Approaches

    In this chapter, participants will learn about the clinical presentation of IBD, the importance of timely and accurate diagnosis, and approaches to treating IBD.

    Presented by Angelina Collins, NP, MSN, ANP-BC

    Available from 25 February 2035
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  • Supporting Patient Education and Empowerment

    This chapter explores the significance of patient education in managing IBD.​ We’ll outline approaches for empowering patients to take an active role in their care, highlight the importance of tailoring education to individual patient needs, and explore ways to convey complex medical information in a patient-friendly manner.

    Presented by Meena Bewtra, MD, PhD, MPH

    Available from 25 February 2040
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  • Epidemiology and Prevalence + Etiology of IBD

    In this chapter, we will share up-to-date epidemiological data on IBD in the US and the world. We’ll discuss how IBD affects individuals from diverse backgrounds, as well as the complex and multifactorial nature of the disease and potential causes of it.

    Available from 25 February 2038
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