New Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

In partnership with UCSD School of Medicine

Join us September 8-9, 2018 in San Diego!

Join us September 8-9, 2018 in San Diego!

This course will be taught by nationally known experts who are actively involved in clinical trials and studies related to the management of Crohn’s and colitis.

About the Conference

About the Conference

Conference Location

Conference Location

Hilton San Diego Resort

1775 E Mission Bay Drive

San Diego, California 92109

Course Overview

The New Advances in Inflammatory Bowel Disease conference will highlight the latest concepts in the diagnosis and treatment of IBD. Disease complications, special population considerations, and surgical options will also be discussed. The course will be taught by nationally known experts who are actively involved in clinical trials and studies related to the management of Crohn’s and colitis. Physicians will be provided with the necessary context to integrate the relevant information into their practices to improve the quality of life for their afflicted patients.

Educational Objectives

After attending this live activity, participants should be able to:

  • Summarize recent clinical trial data regarding the next generation of therapies in inflammatory bowel disease.
  • Describe new diagnostic methods into practice for inflammatory bowel disease.
  • Identify current and future treatment and therapy options for inflammatory bowel disease.
  • Identify treatment challenges in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
  • Discuss surgical options for the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease.
  • Discuss healthcare maintenance for the IBD patient.
  • Discuss ACG guidelines in the treatment of Crohn's Disease.
  • Recall strategies for managing pregnancy and fertility issues in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

Accreditation and Disclosures

Physicians

Scripps Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 


Commercial Support

This course is supported, in part, by educational grants from industry, in accordance with ACCME accreditation Standards for Commercial Support. Appropriate acknowledgement will be given to all supporters at the time of the educational activity.


Cultural and Linguistic Competency

This activity is in compliance with California Assembly Bill 1195, which requires that all CME activities comprising a patient care element include curriculum addressing the topic of cultural and linguistic competency. The intent of this bill is to ensure that health care professionals are able to meet the cultural and linguistic concerns of a diverse patient population through effective and appropriate professional development. The planners, speakers and authors of this CME activity have been encouraged to address issues relevant in their topic area. A variety of resources are available that address cultural and linguistic competency, some of which can be found in the Cultural & Linguistic Competency Resource Guide.

Event Details
Date Time
Sat, Sep 8th, 2018 - Sun, Sep 9th, 2018 7:00 AM - 12:30 PM