Strategies for Achieving Mucosal Healing

Strategies for Achieving Mucosal Healing

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What strategies should clinicians use to identify ulcerative colitis in patients? Explore more about mucosal healing in this episode.

Available credits: 0.50

Time to complete: 30 minutes


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  • Overview

    This Medical Minute will discuss how to identify and target objective measures of ulcerative colitis disease activity to achieve mucosal healing. 

  • Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

    Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial conflicts of interest (COI) they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant COI are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to CCO policy. CCO is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.

    The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies related to the content of this educational activity:

    Ryan Ungaro, MD, MS: consultant/advisor/speaker: AbbVie, Bristol Myers Squibb, Janssen, Lilly, Pfizer, Takeda.

    The planners and content peer reviewers from Clinical Care Options, LLC do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

  • Target Audience

    This educational program is intended for gastroenterologists, gastroenterology nurse practitioners and physician associates/physician assistants, primary care providers, and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with UC. 

  • Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

    • Identify and target objective measures of disease activity to achieve mucosal healing in patients with UC
    • Examine current and emerging S1P receptor modulators, their mechanisms of action, and pharmacodynamic properties
    • Select optimal therapy for patients with UC based on clinical trial data, evidence-based guidelines, and shared decision-making
  • Accreditation and Credit Designation Statements

    Joint Accreditation Statement

    In support of improving patient care, Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) 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. 

    Physician Continuing Medical Education

    Credit Designation
    CCO designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • Disclaimer

    Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. 

  • Provider(s)/Educational Partner(s)

    Provided by Clinical Care Options, LLC.

  • Commercial Support

    Supported by an educational grant from Bristol Myers Squibb.

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