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Chronic constipation: tips for advanced practice providers

Learn from experts William Chey, MD, Kimberly Kearns, MS, APRN, ANP-BC, and Monica Nandwani, DNP, RN, FNP-BC.
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Implementing Standards of Care for Chronic Constipation graphic

AGA recently released new guidelines on chronic constipation. As you refresh your treatment plans, check out AGAā€™s on-demand webinar for advanced practice providers: Implementing Evidence-Based Standards of Care for Chronic Constipation.

Experts William Chey, MD, Kimberly Kearns, MS, APRN, ANP-BC, and Monica Nandwani, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, will guide you on how to diagnose this frequent malady, differentiate between irritable bowel syndrome with constipation (IBS-C) and chronic idiopathic constipation (CIC), and provide you with recommendations for nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic strategies to improve patient outcomes.

From this webcast, certified for 1.5 CME, you will learn to:

  • Apply a guideline-recommended approach to the diagnosis of IBS-C and CIC, including appropriate testing.

  • Utilize recommended nonpharmacologic strategies for the management of IBS-C and CIC.

  • Select therapies for IBS-C and CIC based on efficacy and safety evidence and guideline recommendations.

This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie Inc., Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, and Salix Pharmaceuticals.

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