Course Director

Ken Fujioka, MD
Ken Fujioka, MD

Scripps Clinic
San Diego, California

Accredited by

University of Cincinnati

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:0.5 Credits
Release Date:2016-Nov-21
Expiration Date:2017-Nov-20
Estimated Time for Completion:30 minutes
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free of Charge

Activity Description and Educational Objectives

In this activity, Dr. Ken Fujioka utilizes a novel storytelling approach to examine the optimal management of SBS in the context of current evidence.

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
  • Assess patient history to define bowel anatomy and identify previous steps taken for the management of short bowel syndrome (SBS) and associated intestinal failure (IF)
  • Recognize supportive and therapeutic approaches, including dietary modification, antidiarrheal and antisecretory drugs, parenteral support, and targeted pharmacotherapy, to manage SBS-IF
  • Apply individualized evidence-based treatment plans to optimize intestinal rehabilitation and minimize parenteral support in patients with SBS-IF
  • Employ effective strategies to communicate with patients on treatment goals and expected complications, and monitor them for treatment adherence and adjustment based on response

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of gastroenterologists, family physicians, surgeons, and other clinicians involved in the management of patients with short bowel syndrome.

Requirements for Successful Completion

In order to receive credit, participants must view the activity and complete the post-test and evaluation form. There are no pre-requisites and there is no fee to participate in this activity or to receive CME credit. Statements of Credit are awarded upon successful completion of the post-test and evaluation form.

Media: Enduring Material
Release and Expiration Dates: November 21, 2016 - November 20, 2017
Time to Complete: 30 minutes

Faculty & Disclosure / Conflict of Interest Policy

In accordance with ACCME requirements, the University of Cincinnati has a conflict of interest policy that requires faculty to disclose relevant financial relationships related to the content of their presentations/materials. Any potential conflicts are resolved so that presentations are evidence-based and scientifically balanced.

Course Director

Ken Fujioka, MD
Director of Nutrition and Metabolic Research
Scripps Clinic, Department of Endocrinology
San Diego, California

Ken Fujioka, MD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant for Ambra BioScience; Gelesis; KVK Tech, Inc.; Novo Nordisk A/S; Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.; Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited; and Zafgen.
Grant/Research Support from EnteroMedics Inc.; Novo Nordisk A/S; Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc.; and Shire.
Speakers Bureau participant with Abbott; Novo Nordisk A/S; Shire; and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited.

CME Accreditation

Susan P. Tyler, MEd, CMP, CHCP
Director, Continuing Medical Education
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio

Susan P. Tyler, MEd, CMP, CHCP, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

CME Reviewer

Rick E. Ricer, MD
Professor Emeritus
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio

Rick E. Ricer, MD, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Medical Director

Kathryn B. Charalambous, PhD
PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education

Kathryn B. Charalambous, PhD, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Providership, Credit & Support

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Cincinnati and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education. The University of Cincinnati is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Cincinnati designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


This CME activity is jointly provided by the University of Cincinnati and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education.


This educational activity is supported by an independent medical educational grant from Shire.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

The faculty of this educational activity may include discussions of products or devices that are not currently labeled for use by the FDA. Faculty members have been advised to disclose to the audience any reference to an unlabeled or investigational use.

No endorsement of unapproved products or uses is made or implied by coverage of these products or uses in our reports. No responsibility is taken for errors or omissions in reports.

Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications and warnings.

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