Advanced Practice Nurse and Physician Assistant IBD Immersion: An IBD-U™ Initiative, Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel, Saturday, 23. November 2019


This half-day, case-based program provides perspectives from key members of the multidisciplinary team at the University of Chicago Medicine IBD Center on assessing and managing patients with ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.


Course Co-chairs
Russell D. Cohen, MD, FACG, AGAFProfessor of Medicine, Pritzker School of MedicineDirector, Inflammatory Bowel Disease CenterUniversity of Chicago MedicineChicago, IL
David T. Rubin, MD, FACG, AGAF, FACP, FASGEJoseph B. Kirsner Professor of MedicineSection Chief, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and NutritionInflammatory Bowel Disease CenterUniversity of Chicago MedicineChicago, IL
Faculty
Mary Ayers, BSN-RNNurse ManagerInflammatory Bowel Disease CenterUniversity of Chicago MedicineChicago, IL
Sushila Dalal, MDAssistant Professor of MedicineSection of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and NutritionInflammatory Bowel Disease CenterUniversity of Chicago MedicineChicago, IL
Michele Kaplon-Jones, MSNWound, Ostomy, and Continence NurseInflammatory Bowel Disease CenterUniversity of Chicago MedicineChicago, IL
Alexandra Masching, MSN, APN, FNP-BCNurse PractitionerInflammatory Bowel Disease CenterUniversity of Chicago MedicineChicago, IL
Ashley A. Perkovic, DNP, APN, FNP-BCNurse PractitionerInflammatory Bowel Disease CenterUniversity of Chicago MedicineChicago, IL
Michele Rubin, MSN, APN, CNS, CGRNIBD Clinical Nurse SpecialistDirector, Advanced Practice NursingAssociate DirectorInflammatory Bowel Disease CenterUniversity of Chicago MedicineChicago, IL
Janette C. Villalon, PA-C • Visiting Faculty Physician Assistant Gastroenterology and IBD Program University of California Irvine Medical Center Irvine, CA


Agenda
7:30 AMRegistration and Breakfast
8:00 AM Introduction and Pretest
8:10 AMNew Patient Appointment: Ulcerative Colitis
8:55 AM New Patient Appointment: Crohn's Disease With Fistula
9:45 AM Question and Answer
10:00 AM Break
10:15 AMThe APP's Guide to IBD Surgery
10:35 AMThe APP's Guide to Ostomies and Ostomy Care
11:00 AMEssential Topics for the GI/ILB APP
12:00 PMGame On!
12:20 PMPosttest and Closing Remarks
12:30 PMConclusion


Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:


Review the pathophysiology of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) to better understand how specific therapies aid in the treatment of mild to severe disease.




Use appropriate diagnostic modalities and assessment tools to identify patients with IBD in an early and accurate manner.


Apply the latest medical advances, including biological therapies, to the treatment of patients with IBD.


Summarize surgical procedures used for inflammatory bowel disease and discuss approaches to improve nutrition and discomfort, as well as reduce complications.


Evaluate everyday challenges that may present to advance practice clinicians, as well as interventions and solutions that may improve the overall outcome and quality of life of these patients.




Target Audience
The intended audience for this activity is nurses, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other health care professionals involved in the management of patients with IBD.


Other Dates and Locations
More information on other dates and locations that are a part of this series: 


April 4, 2020, San Francisco, CA - Link to come




This continuing education activity is provided by Vindico Medical Education.
Educational Partner: University of Chicago Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.
There is no non-commercial support for this activity.
Vindico Medical Education, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC’s) Commission on Accreditation.
Vindico Medical Education will provide 4.25 contact hours for nurses.
This activity is pending approval by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.
 This program is not yet approved for CME credit. Conference organizers plan to request 4.25 hours of AAPA Category 1 CME credit.
In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education’s Standards for Commercial Support, all planners, teachers, and authors involved in the development of CME content are required to disclose to the accredited provider their relevant financial relationships. Relevant financial relationships will be disclosed to the activity audience.
Faculty, topics, program schedule, and credit hours are subject to change. Audiotaping or videotaping is prohibited without written permission from the program committee.

Saturday, 23. November 2019, Renaissance Columbus Downtown Hotel, Advanced Practice Nurse and Physician Assistant IBD Immersion: An IBD-U™ Initiative

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