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“It Takes Guts! Induction Therapy for Crohn’s Disease”

HealthTrust presents...”It Takes Guts! Induction Therapy for Crohn’s Disease”


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Please Note: Continuing education credit is only available to those attending the session live. CE credit is not available when accessing the program on demand.

Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease that causes chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. This disease affects more than half a million people in the United States. Crohn’s disease treatment is divided into two phases: induction and maintenance. Treatment is multifaceted where a combination of treatment options is often required for relief. The presenter will focus on pharmacologic treatment options for induction therapy of Crohn’s disease including investigational medications. As treatment of Crohn’s disease is dependent on the severity of the illness, stages of the disease and subsequent paths of treatment will also be defined. Treatment goals will be provided as well as guideline recommendations to therapy for the induction phase of Crohn’s disease.

Learning Objectives for Pharmacists & Nurses   |  At the end of this session, participants should be able to:

  1. Identify clinical goals of induction therapy for Crohn’s disease
  2. Recognize pharmacologic treatment options for induction therapy of Crohn’s disease
  3. Recall current guideline recommendations to induction therapy


Claire Paciga, PharmD  |  PGY-1 Pharmacy Resident  |  Memorial Hospital of South Bend (MHSB)

Target Audience: Pharmacists & Nurses

CE Credit: Approved for Pharmacists & Nurses

This program is approved for CPEs by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). Attendees of this program may earn 1.0 CPE Contact Hours. Belmont University College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0863-9999-24-003-L01-P. The activity is approved for 1 hour (.1 CEUs) of continuing education credit for pharmacists and nurses who attend the webinar and complete the online evaluation. Pfiedler Education is a division of AORN, provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP13019, for 1 contact hour. 1.0 contact hours approved for Nurses.

Note about CE credit: If you plan to obtain credit for a live session, stay until the end of the presentation to receive the verification code you will need to obtain the continuing education credit. CE credit is individual. No group credit is available. Each person must register for a webinar and attend the webinar in its entirety in order to receive an email after the event with instructions on how to apply for continuing education credit. Attendees should not share the code or forward the email to others who did not actually attend the program. If they are not able to be verified on our webinar provider reports and registration list they will not receive credit. If you are joining only by phone, you will not be eligible for credit. You must also log in and join the visual portion of the webinar to be part of our CE provider-required reporting.

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