Partnering With Patients: Personalizing Care for IBS-C

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm  ET



Irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) is a chronic disease that substantially impacts patients’ physical and psychosocial well-being. Many patients go years before being diagnosed, and a significant proportion remain undiagnosed and untreated. In this live symposium, expert faculty will discuss the latest clinical evidence and best practices for the diagnosis and treatment of IBS-C. Presentations will be aided by a clinical whiteboard to illustrate key concepts in the complex pathophysiology of IBS-C that now be targeted by FDA-approved treatments. In addition, a patient with IBS-C will join the panel and provide her perspective on the diagnostic and treatment journey, as well as tips for improving dialogue with patients to optimize care of patients with this burdensome condition.




This activity is intended for gastroenterologists, primary care physicians, obstetricians and gynecologists.


The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to diagnose and treat patients with IBS-C.


Upon completion of this activity, participants will: Have increased knowledge regarding the [list][item]Physical and psychological burden of IBS-C on patients [item]Relationship between IBS-C pathophysiology and targets for treatment [/list]Have greater competence related to: [list][item]Diagnosing IBS-C using evidence-based criteria [item]Selecting evidence-based IBS-C treatments while considering patient goals and preferences [/list]


[JALOGO] [MEDSCAPE] In support of improving patient care, Medscape, LLC 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.

[bold]For Physicians[/bold] Medscape, LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 [italic][bold]AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™[/bold][/italic]. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Westin Charlotte

601 South College Street Grand Ballroom C
Charlotte, North Carolina, 28202
United States