A Practical Approach to Managing IBS: Understanding and Applying the Evidence for Optimal Care

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Overview / Abstract:

William Chey, MD, and Amy Foxx-Orenstein, DO, offer their expert insights into the diagnosis and management of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). These experts discuss several cases that illustrate issues you might encounter when caring for patients with IBS and will help you navigate the diagnosis and treatment of this common complaint, including making the IBS diagnosis without unnecessary diagnostic testing, recognizing signs that suggest an organic cause for symptoms, and selecting treatments that will address patients’ most troubling symptoms.

• Diarrhea-predominant IBS
• Constipation-predominant IBS


Apr 12, 2019


Nurse Practitioner , Nursing CNE, Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME



Credits / Hours

1.5 credit hours



Presenters / Authors / Faculty

William D. Chey, MD
Nostrant Professor of Medicine
Director of the Digestive Disorders
Nutrition & Lifestyle Program
Division of Gastroenterology
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Amy Foxx-Orenstein, DO
Professor of Medicine
Consultant, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Co-Director of Motility
Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, Arizona

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Family Medicine, Gastroenterology / GI, Primary Care

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Allergan and Salix Pharmaceuticals.

Keywords / Search Terms

Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower IBS Irritable bowel syndrome Diarrhea Constipation Free CE CME

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