ECCO IBD Curriculum

6.4. Understands the evidence base behind different therapeutic strategies and when they might be appropriate (conventional step care, optimised step up, top down and treat to target).
Exit StrategiesECCO e-Learning
Year: 2017
Authors: Johan Burisch, Ren Mao, Edyta Szymanska, Glen Doherty

This course has been developed for gastroenterologists, surgeons, paediatricians, pathologists and other interdisciplinary medical experts interested in Inflammatory Bowel Disease(s) (IBD). One major aim of this e-learning activity is to provide evidence-based guidance for clinical practice so that physicians can make informed decisions in partnership with their patients regarding their optimal exit strategies.

After this course you will:

  • To recognise risks, benefits and timing of stopping anti-TNF used as monotherapy or in combination with IM in IBD.
  • To know optimal monitoring following withdrawal of biologic therapy

Use of exclusive enteral nutrition in CDECCO e-Learning
Year: 2017
Authors: Richard K. Russell, Simona Gatti, Rotem Sigall-Boneh, Arie Levine

This course has been developed for gastroenterologists, dietitians, surgeons, paediatricians, nurses and other interdisciplinary medical experts interested in Inflammatory Bowel Disease(s) (IBD). The major aims of this e-learning activity are to provide an evidence-based but also practical approach to dietary therapy for the management of Crohn's Disease (CD). This case was developed by a multidisciplinary team and places emphasis both on the use of exclusive enteral nutrition and on the provision of the best possible nutritional and patient support based on clinical practice in experienced centres.

After this case you will:

  • Know how to use exclusive enteral nutrition 
  • Understand the rationale and current evidence regarding the use of exclusive enteral nutrition
  • Understand how to use your multidisciplinary team to optimise outcomes

Medical treatment11th N-ECCO School
Year: 2020
Authors: Dominik Bettenworth
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Crohn's disease: Perianal disease e-Coursee-Course
Year: 2020
Authors: Federica Furfaro, Kostas Katsanos, Pascal Juillerat, Pierre Ellul

This course has been developed by physicians who had recently participated in the writing of the ECCO Crohn's disease consensus Guidelines. This course is intended for those who are interested in Inflammatory Bowel Disease(s) (IBD). One major aim of this e-learning activity is to increase competence and knowledge with regard to Perianal disease in order to improve patient outcomes.

After this case you will:

  • To appreciate the Crohn’s disease natural history
  • To appreciate the rationale behind specific treatment decisions
  • To understand the right investigations to prescribe to Crohn’s disease patient in specific settings
  • To learn appropriate clinical management of Crohn’s disease patients with perianal involvement

Luminal Crohn's disease e-Coursee-Course
Year: 2020
Authors: João Sabino, Bram Verstockt, Kostas Katsanos, Pascal Juillerat, Pierre Ellul

This course has been developed by physicians who had recently participated in the writing of the ECCO Crohn's disease consensus Guidelines. This course is intended for those who are interested in Inflammatory Bowel Disease(s) (IBD). One major aim of this e-learning activity is to increase competence and knowledge with regard to Luminal disease in order to improve patient outcomes.

Upon completion of this case you will:

  • Know the evidence for induction of remission in mild-to-moderate Crohn’s disease;
  • Know the evidence for maintaining remission in  Crohn’s disease;
  • Know the evidence on how to react upon disease flares, immediately after induction therapy or during maintenance therapy; 
  • Understand the benefits and risks of several medical therapies;
  • Achieve familiarity how to use immunomodulatory agents in mono- or combination therapy;
  • Achieve familiarity how to monitor Crohn’s disease patients who initiated medical therapy or who underwent surgery;
  • Recognise indications for surgical management.

UC Update e-Coursee-Course
Year: 2016
Authors: Gianluca Pellino, Tim Raine, Dominik Bettenworth, Johan Burisch, Kristzina Gecse, Pieter Hindryck, Antonio López-Sanromán

This course is designed for gastroenterologists, surgeons, paediatricians, pathologists and other interdisciplinary medical experts interested in Inflammatory Bowel Disease(s) (IBD). One major aim of this e-learning activity is to increase competence and knowledge with regard to the prediction, diagnosis and management of Ulcerative Colitis (UC) patients and to harmonise diagnostics and treatment in order to improve patient outcomes.

Upon completion of this activity learners will:

  • Have insights into the basic epidemiology of ulcerative colitis
  • Know current treatment options for severe ulcerative colitis, including colectomy
  • Be able to use ciclosporin correctly in severe ulcerative colitis
  • Understand when to order thiopurine methyltransferase (TPMT) activity when starting azathioprine

CD Management11th N-ECCO School
Year: 2020
Authors: Marieke Pierik
Highlights of ECCO'20Talking Heads
Year: 2020
Authors: Silvio Danese, Laurent Peyrin-Biroulet
Medical treatment11th N-ECCO School
Year: 2020
Authors: Dominik Bettenworth
SteroidsEducational Audio Podcast
Year: 2020
Authors: Gionata Fiorino
TofacitinibEducational Audio Podcast
Year: 2020
Authors: Konstantinos Karmiris
UC Management11th N-ECCO School
Year: 2020
Authors: Mark Samaan
2nd Edition of Top Strategy TrialsTalking Heads
Year: 2019
Authors: John Mansfield, Dominik Bettenworth
Anti-TNFEducational Audio Podcasts
Year: 2019
Authors: Christian Maaser
Identifying Poor Prognosis in CDTalking Heads
Year: 2019
Authors: Mathieu Allez, Tim Raine
Practical use and monitoring of TofacitinibTalking Heads
Year: 2019
Authors: James Lindsay and Peter Irving
Scientific Highlights of ECCO'19Talking Heads
Year: 2019
Authors: Silvio Danese, Julio Panes
ThiopurinesEducational Audio Podcasts
Year: 2019
Authors: Pascal Juillerat
Transatlantic Talking Heads: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and IBDTransatlantic Talking Heads
Year: 2019
Authors: Adam Cheifetz, Pascal Juillerat, Mark Osterman
VedolizumabEducational Audio Podcasts
Year: 2019
Authors: Uri Kopylov