Columbus Nurses Program
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
Central Ohio Chapter presents:
Nursing Perspectives: Management of Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
A CNE activity for nurses involved in the care of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD)
Saturday, August 3, 2013
OhioHealth Westerville Medical Campus
300 Polaris Parkway
Westerville, OH 43082
Michelle Detrick, RN
Ohio Gastroenterology Group
This FREE educational activity features an expert presentation and an interactive question-and-answer session, and offers 1.5 nursing continuing education contact hours. This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of nurses involved in the care of patients with inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD).
After completing this activity, participants should be able to:
• Describe current research involving genetics and causation for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD)
• Utilize current and emerging therapies to maximize IBD patient outcomes by using the most
• Identify the differences between "top-down" and "bottom-up" approaches to treatment
• Implement strategies to improve adherence to IBD treatment regimens
• Assist patients to make better lifestyle choices by helping them identify lifestyle factors affecting their
IBD disease course
• Provide appropriate care and counsel for patients and their families
Call us at: 614.889.6060
Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
1.5 contact hours may be earned for successful completion of this activity.
According to the criteria of the American Board of Certification for Gastroenterology Nurses (ABCGN), 1.5 hours earned in this activity is considered GI-specific for purposes of re-certification by contact hours through ABCGN.
A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form and will be mailed to you within 4-6 weeks.
DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower (Annenberg Center) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by the Annenberg Center for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.
STATEMENT OF SUPPORT
This activity is co-provided by the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower and the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America in collaboration with Postgraduate Institute for Medicine. It is supported by independent educational grants from Elan, Janssen Biotech, Inc., administered by Janssen Services, LLC, Shire and UCB.