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Physicians' Education Resource® Will Host 1st Annual Live Medical Crossfire®: IBS and IBD

In June, the first-of-its-kind continuing medical education-certified webcast will bring together world-renowned gastroenterologists to discuss key issues in IBS and IBD

May 05, 2020 03:19 PM Eastern Daylight Time

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®), a leading resource for continuing medical education (CME), will host the 1st Annual Live Medical Crossfire®: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) symposium Saturday, June 27, as a full-day live CME-certified webcast.

“We are excited to announce the launch of our new CME IBS and IBD program this summer,” said Phil Talamo, president of PER®. “Gastrointestinal symptoms have such a huge effect on patients’ quality of life and social function, and our fast-paced symposium will provide gastroenterologists and primary care physicians vital insight and strategies on how to handle the types of cases that they often encounter in their own practices.”

The educational symposium will be co-chaired by renowned experts William D. Chey, M.D., professor of internal medicine, gastroenterology and nutrition sciences and director of the gastrointestinal physiology laboratory and the digestive disorders nutrition and lifestyle program at Michigan Medicine, and Bruce E. Sands, M.D., M.S., professor of medicine and gastroenterology and chief of the division of gastroenterology at Mount Sinai Beth Israel.

The Medical Crossfire® on IBS and IBD is a one-day interactive, scientific webcast that will help physicians assess the wealth of emerging data in treating IBS and IBD, choose appropriate treatment based on patient characteristics and apply novel management strategies to improve patient care. Led by distinguished experts in the field, the symposium will focus on key clinical topics in the management of IBS, IBD and chronic idiopathic constipation, as well as provide a unique opportunity for clinicians to learn from and interact with leading expert faculty to increase clinical knowledge; apply new data to practice; and, ultimately, improve patient outcomes.

Accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, this live webinar will provide participants the opportunity to earn up to 7.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ and 7.0 nursing contact hours.

For more information and to register, click here.

About Physicians’ Education Resource® (PER®)

Since 1995, PER® has been dedicated to advancing cancer care through professional education and now advances patient care and treatment strategies on a wide variety of chronic illnesses and diseases. In 2016, PER® initiated continuing medical education (CME) programming in the cardiovascular and endocrinology areas. While expanding into topics outside of oncology, PER® stands as the leading provider of live, online and print CME activities related to oncology and hematology. The high-quality, evidence-based activities feature leading distinguished experts who focus on the application of practice-changing advances. PER® is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education and the California Board of Registered Nursing. PER® is a brand of MJH Life Sciences™, the largest privately held, independent, full-service medical media company in North America dedicated to delivering trusted health care news across multiple channels.

Alexandra Ventura, 609-716-7777, ext. 121

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