This activity is intended for US- and OUS-based gastroenterologists, gastroenterology nurse practitioners and physician associates/physician assistants, primary care providers, and other healthcare professionals treating patients with IBD.
The goal of this activity is to improve the clinical knowledge and competence among gastroenterology HCPs regarding the culturally sensitive management of South Asian patients with IBD.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
Detail the cultural influences for South Asian patients on their perspectives of IBD.
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:
Madhura Balasubramaniam, MA
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Madhura Balasubramaniam, MA, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Neil Nandi, MD, FACP
Associate Professor Of Clinical Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School Of Medicine
Neilanjan Nandi, MD, FACP: consultant/advisor/speaker: AbbVie, Boeringher-Ingelheim, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Janssen, Pfizer.
The planners and content peer reviewers from Clinical Care Options, LLC and South Asian IBD Alliance do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 0.25 hours. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, learners must follow these steps during the period from July 17, 2023, through July 16, 2024:
You must receive a test score of at least 65 and respond to all evaluation questions to receive a certificate. After submitting the evaluation, you may access your online certificate by selecting the certificate link on the confirmation page. Records of all CME/CE activities completed can be found on the "My Certificates" page. There are no costs/fees for this activity.
The program has been made available online.
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
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.
Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) and the South Asian IBD Alliance. Clinical Care Options, LLC (CCO) 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
CCO designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing Continuing Professional Development
The maximum number of hour awarded for this Nursing Continuing Professional Development activity is 0.25 contact hour.
Physician Assistants/Physician Associates Continuing Medical Education
Clinical Care Options has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 0.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credit. Approval is valid until July 16, 2024. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.