Epidemiology of IBD

Edward Loftus, MD
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

Didactic Lecture

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Topic Information

Target Audience

This enduring activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of gastroenterologists, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners involved in the management of inflammatory bowel disease.

Educational Objectives

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

Describe evolving trends in IBD incidence, prevalence, and geographic distribution

Discuss recent evidence regarding environmental factors and the development of IBD

Explain how factors associated with the modern lifestyle may influence IBD epidemiology

Physician Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Purdue University School of Pharmacy and the Gi Health Foundation (GiHF). Purdue University School of Pharmacy, an equal access/equal opportunity institution, is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

To Participate and Claim Credit

To Participate and Claim Credit View the internet based webcast via up to date browser. Achieve a 70% passing grade on post-test. Complete and return Evaluation/Request for Credit Form. Certificate of Credit or Participation will be sent via email within 4-6 weeks.

Credit Designation

Purdue University College of Pharmacy designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Release Date: February 16, 2015Expiration Date: February 16, 2016   
*This program has expired. CME credit is no longer available.

Faculty, Staff and Reviewer Disclosure Statement

All faculty, staff and reviewers involved in the planning, review or presentation of continuing education activities sponsored/provided by Purdue University College of Pharmacy are required to disclose to the audience any relevant commercial financial affiliations related to the content of the presentation or enduring material. Full disclosure of all commercial relationships must be made in writing to the audience prior to the activity.

Faculty Disclosure

Grant/Research Support:
AbbVie, Janssen, Takeda, UCB, GlaxoSmithKline, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Pfizer, Amgen, Genentech, Rocarts Clinical Trials, Santarus, Braintree.

Consultant/Advisory Board:
AbbVie, Janssen, Takeda, UCB, Immune Pharmaceuticals, MedImmune.

This program is supported by Educational grants from AbbVie, Janssen Biotech, Inc., Prometheus Laboratories and Takeda Pharmaceuticals.

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