1st Annual IBDHorizons Nursing & Advanced Practice Provider Symposium
This Symposium aims at all health care providers involved in the care of IBD patients, including nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, dieticians, in addition to physicians and gastroenterologists. It is an opportunity not to be missed to meet and discuss key topics with a highly select group of 150-180 colleagues. A practical approach to IBD.
Start: October 17 2020, 8:00 am
End: October 17 2020, 3:30 pm
Cost: Free of Charge - Pharmacists will pay a certification fee.
Credits: 5.5 CME / CE credits
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Offered by IBDHorizons
Topics To be Confirmed
Diagnostic Testing in IBD and Risk Stratification
Update on Diet & IBD
Starting & Monitoring Therapy with Mesalamine & Immune Modulators
Dr. Anita Afzali
Health maintenance for IBD patients
The Expanding Role of the Pharmacist in Managing Patients with IBD
Beyond Conventional Therapy in IBD
How to Obtain Advanced Therapy Including Biologics for an IBD Patient
Guide for Traveling for Patients With IBD
Venue : TBD
Explain which diagnostic tests are best for the initial diagnosis of IBD.
Explain how to interpret diagnostic testing when evaluating a patient for IBD.
Appropriately choose the patients in whom to initiate, how to initiate, how to monitor and potential side effects of mesalamine, thiopurines and methotrexate in IBD.
Describe the safety and efficacy of available biologics.
Choose which biologic is appropriate for any given IBD patient.
Explain the implications of the availability of biosimilars.
Describe how to navigate the insurance approval for a biologic, including utilizing co-pay assistance or patient assistance programs.
Explain how to take specific precautions for patients with IBD traveling abroad, including how to travel with a biologic medication.
Explain a pharmacist’s role in treating and monitoring patients with IBD.
Explain the standard of care for health maintenance for IBD patients with special considerations including cancer screening and immunizations for those on immune suppressive or biologic therapies.
Describe the types of ostomies IBD patients might have and how to manage ostomies or complications.
This activity is jointly provided by IBDHorizons
Gastroenterologists, advanced nurse practitioners, physician assistants, gastroenterology nurses involved in the care of patients with IBD.