Histologic Remission as a Treatment Target in Ulcerative Colitis: Is it Ready for Prime Time?

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Thursday, June 15, 2023

3:00PM – 4:00PM ET

Please note this TeleECHO program is 3:00PM Eastern, 2:00PM Central, 1:00PM Mountain and 12:00PM Pacific.

FACULTY

Alexandros Polydorides, MD, PhD
Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Pathology, Molecular and Cell-based Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai
New York, NY

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This virtually live activity has been designed to help gastroenterologists and advanced practitioners who treat patients with ulcerative colitis distinguish histologic healing as a treatment target; assess data on the association between histologic remission in ulcerative colitis and patient outcomes; and utilize appropriate tools for assessing histologic activity in patients with ulcerative colitis to guide treatment and monitoring plans.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of gastroenterologists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who treat patients with ulcerative colitis.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

  • Distinguish histologic healing as a treatment target for patients with ulcerative colitis
  • Assess data on the association between histologic remission in ulcerative colitis and patient outcomes
  • Utilize appropriate tools for assessing histologic activity in patients with ulcerative colitis to guide monitoring and treatment plans

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.

PHYSICIAN CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group designates this virtually live 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 virtually live activity.

JOINT ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Med Learning Group. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

NURSES (ANCC) CREDIT DESIGNATION

Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 ANCC contact hour.

DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT

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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.

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 expertise before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

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AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs. Please contact Med Learning Group prior to participating at [email protected]

 

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