How to Effectively Treat IBS: Expert Update for Health Professionals

This symposium brings together the world’s leading authorities on IBS and gives you a chance to interact with them.

When Nov 02, 2013
from 07:45 AM to 05:45 PM
Where Rizzo Conference Center, Chapel Hill, NC
Contact Name
Contact Phone 919-843-6961
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CME Title:            How to Treat IBS Effectively: Expert Update for Health Professionals

Location:              Rizzo Conference Center, Chapel Hill NC

Date/Time:         November 2, 2013; 7:45am – 5:45pm

Credits:                7.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

                               7.75 Contact Hours (Category A) for NC Psychologists

                               0.78 CEU for other Health Care Professional

Registration:
Physicians (MD, DO)       $100
Psychologists                     $75
Mid-Level Providers
(NP, PA, RN)
(Interns, Residents)        $50

This symposium brings together the world’s leading authorities on IBS and gives you a chance to interact with them. Dr. Lin ChangIBSCME2013 and Dr. Bill Chey will give practical advice on drug management, and Drs. Magnus Simren and Sheila Crowe will teach you how to use diet and probiotics. Drs. Jeff Lackner, Laura Keefer, and Olafur Palsson will explain how psychologists can help your patient and teach you how to make a referral. Dr. Doug Drossman, President of the Rome Foundation, will lead a session on the use of the Rome criteria in clinical practice and he will explain how to optimize the doctor patient relationship.

The symposium will also benefit psychologists by describing cognitive behavior therapy, hypnosis, and complementary medicine techniques that have proven effectiveness in IBS. Psychologists will also learn how to collaborate with gastroenterologists in the management of these patients.

Individuals who wish to participate online will have the same opportunity to interact with the speakers by submitting questions online that will be addressed during the discussion panels after each section has been completed.

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