Improving Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Idiopathic Constipation Across Diverse Patient Populations

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Can you differentiate between chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC) and other conditions characterized by constipation to ensure your patients receive timely and appropriate interventions? Access these educational resources and tools to help you enhance diagnostic processes, management strategies, and multidisciplinary care. Then share this invaluable educational content with your team by using the downloadable discussion guides and slide decks to initiate meaningful conversations. Do you have questions about optimizing your EMR workflow? We’ll provide you with practical guidance for integrating clinical tools, algorithms, and alerts within your system. Are your patients frustrated and looking for answers? Empower your patients to make informed decisions about various treatment options by sharing the essential resources provided.


Dec 19, 2024


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


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Professor of Medicine
University of Texas McGovern Medical School
Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Houston, TX

Lucinda Harris, MS, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Mayo Clinic Alix School of Medicine
Scottsdale, AZ

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

Provided by The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and the Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL).

Supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.

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