Course Director

Anthony Fernandez
Anthony Fernandez, MD, PhD

Director of Medical Dermatology
Department of Dermatology
Department of Anatomic Pathology
Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH


Katherine Falloon, MD

Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Gautam Mankaney, MD

Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Ruthvik Padival, MD

Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Accredited by

Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education

Course Description

After completing this case the reader should be able to:
- Describe irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) symptoms, subtypes, prevalence, causes, and risk factors.
- Determine the appropriate initial work-up in patients with IBS.
- Select best first-line pharmacologic treatment options for an IBS exacerbation.
- Describe the role of nonpharmacologic therapies and dietary management in IBS.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:0.75 Credits
Release Date:2020-Oct-13
Expiration Date:2022-Oct-13
Estimated Time for Completion:45 minutes
Registration Required:No

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