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J 21-04 Irritable Bowel Syndrome

J 21-04 Irritable Bowel Syndrome
(NPWH Activity Number J 21- 04)

Faculty Name
Keisa M. Lynch, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, is Associate Professor in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, College of Nursing, at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City.
Talina Skirko, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, is a clinical nurse practitioner in the Division of Gastroenterology & Hepatology at Banner University Medical Center at the University of Arizona, Tucson.

Target Audience This continuing education (CE) activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of nurse practitioners and other healthcare providers who provide primary care for women.

Approval CE Approval Period: Now through August 31, 2023
Post-tests must be completed during the approval period with a passing score of 70% or higher to earn CE. No refunds will be issued if the activity is not completed within the approval period.
This activity has been approved for 1.0 continuing education contact hour  including 0.50 hours of pharmacology content

  1. Identify the criteria for the diagnosis of IBS.
  2. .Discuss dietary alterations, cognitive behavioral therapy, and other psychotherapy as components in the management of IBS.
  3. Describe mechanism of action, factors that influence specific drug choice, patient education on use, adverse effects, and contraindications for pharmacologic options in treating IBS.

Accreditation Statement This activity has been evaluated and approved by the Continuing Education Approval Program of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) for 1.0 continuing education contact hour including 0.50  hours of pharmacology content

Faculty DisclosuresKeisa M. Lynch, DNP, APRN, FNP-C has no actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this article.

Talina Skirko, DNP, APRN, FNP-C has no actual or potential conflicts of interest in relation to this article.

Successful Completion Requires participants to:
  1. Read the objectives, disclosures, and disclaimers.
  2. Watch the activity and review the handout.
  3. Complete the post-test with a score of 70% or higher.
  4. Complete the session evaluation.
  5. Print your CE certificate.
  6. Go to your profile to view all earned certificates.

Commercial Support
This activity has no commercial support.