To obtain your appropriate credit, please select either CME/CNE or Social Worker

Recognizing and Addressing the Emotional, Psychological, and Quality of Life Burdens Associated With Short Bowel Syndrome Through Multidisciplinary Care

FACULTY

Darla R. Shores, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Fellowship Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology
Medical Co-Director, THRIVE Pediatric Intestinal Rehabilitation Center
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, & Nutrition
Johns Hopkins Children’s Center
Baltimore, MD

Laurie Keefer, PhD
GI Health Psychologist
Professor of Medicine
Director of Psychobehavioral Research
Division of Gastroenterology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY

Louis Pizzitola
Patient Perspective
New York, NY

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This case-based enduring activity is designed to provide clinicians with an overview of Short Bowel Syndrome and highlight its impact on patient quality of life.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and other members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure optimal outcomes in patients with short bowel syndrome.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon the completion of this program, attendees should be able to:

  • Recognize impairment in health-related quality of life resulting in impaired social and emotional function among adults and children with short bowel syndrome
  • Summarize clinical data recognizing therapeutic approaches to address quality of life impairment in short bowel syndrome
  • Evaluate best practices for providing psychosocial support and multi-disciplinary care in patients with short bowel syndrome

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group will designate this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the enduring activity.

NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with Short Bowel Syndrome.
CNE Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.

CNE ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional education development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Awarded 1.0 contact hour of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.

SOCIAL WORKER ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886882574-1527) for 1 continuing education contact hours.

DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Med Learning Group must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors, staff, and planning committee members participating in an MLG-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.

DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

Dr. Shores has no relevant relationships to disclose.
Dr. Keefer has no relevant relationships to disclose.
Louis Pizzitola has no relevant relationships to disclose.

CME Content Review

The content of this activity was independently peer reviewed.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.

CNE Content Review

The content of this activity was peer reviewed by a nurse reviewer.

Douglas Cox, MSN, MHA, RN
Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM – Lead Nurse Planner

The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.

Staff Planners and Managers

The staff, planners, and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME/CE activity:

  • Matthew Frese, MBA, General Manager of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
  • Christina Gallo, SVP, Educational Development for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
  • Douglas Cox, MSN, MHA, RN, UMA/CCM – LNP, has nothing to disclose.
  • Debra Gordon, MS, Medical Director for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
  • Lauren Welch, MA, VP, Accreditation and Outcomes for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
  • Daniel DaSilva, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
  • Felecia Beachum, Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
  • Naomi De Brito, Program Coordinator for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
  • Robyn DeRespinis, LCSW, Therapist, has nothing to disclose.

DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE

Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.

During this lecture, the faculty may mention the use of medications for both FDA-approved and non-approved indications.

METHOD OF PARTICIPATION

There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this enduring activity. To receive CME/CNE credit, participants must:

  1. Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
  2. Participate in the enduring activity.
  3. Complete posttest and evaluation form online.

Participants will receive their certificate as a downloadable file.

DISCLAIMER

Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are science based. This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to use this information to enhance their professional development in an effort to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

For CME questions, please contact Med Learning Group at info@medlearninggroup.com

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Staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs. Please contact Med Learning Group prior to participating at info@medlearninggroup.com

 

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