Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) describes a group of chronic conditions such as ulcerative colitis, Crohn's Disease and indeterminate colitis, all of which can have a severe impact on a patient's quality of life. IBD can cause additional complications and systemic manifestations, resulting in hospitalization. There are numerous factors to consider in selecting optimal drug therapies for IBD. Coordination and continuity of patient care is essential in IBD. This activity addresses treatment goals, options for therapy, monitoring parameters and the pharmacist's role in IBD therapy management.
The target audience for this activity is pharmacists. Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Outline signs and symptoms of IBD
- Identify factors to consider in treatment selection for IBD
- Describe the clinical pharmacist’s role in IBD therapy management
- Describe the specialty pharmacy service role in IBD therapy management
Clinical Pharmacist/Team Leader
Specialty Pharmacy Services University Of Illinois
Hospital & Health Sciences System
It is the policy of ProCE, Inc. to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all of its continuing education activities. Faculty must disclose to participants any significant financial interest or affiliation with companies that manufacture or market products discussed during their presentation. Nehrin Khamo has no relevant commercial or financial relationships to disclose.
The opinions expressed in this activity should not be construed as those of the CE provider. The information and views are those of the faculty through clinical practice and knowledge of the professional literature. Portions of this activity may include the use of drugs for unlabeled indications. Use of drugs outside of labeling should be considered experimental and participants are advised to consult prescribing information and professional literature.
Release Date: 03-10-2017
Expiration Date: 03-10-2020
This CE activity is jointly provided by ProCE, Inc. and NASP. ProCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE Universal Activity Number 0221-9999-19-084-H01-P has been assigned to this knowledge-based home-study CE activity. This activity is approved for 0.75 contact hour (0.075 CEU) in states that recognize ACPE providers. Completion of the evaluation and the post-test with a score of 70% or higher are required to receive CE credit. No partial credit will be given.
This activity is partially funded by an educational grant from UCB, Inc.
The material presented in this CE activity does not reflect the views of ProCE, Inc. or the commercial sponsor. These materials may discuss uses and dosages for therapeutic products, processes, procedures and inferred diagnoses that have not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration. A qualified health care professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product discussed. All readers and continuing education participants should verify all information and data before treating patients or employing any therapies described in this continuing education activity.