ECCO IBD Curriculum

7.11. Understands the problems associated with the management of IBD in patients who are travelling
Extra-intestinal Manifestations e-Coursee-Course
Year: 2016
Authors: Johan Burisch, Annemarie de Vries, Pavol Papay, Tim Raine, Stephan Vavricka

This e-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 Extra-intestinal Manifestations and to harmonise diagnostics and treatment in order to improve patient outcomes.

This course examines a series of cases on:
1. Eyes
2. Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
3. Rheumatology
4. Skin disease

Upon completion of this activity learners will have gained knowledge on the manifestations of IBD as connected to:

  • Eyes
  • Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis
  • Rheumatology
  • Skin


Stricturing Crohn's Disease e-Coursee-Course
Year: 2016
Authors: Ren Mao, Jessica de Bruyn and Gianluca Pellino, Florian Rieder

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 stricturing Crohn's Disease (CD) patients and to harmonise diagnostics and treatment in order to improve patient outcomes.

Upon completion of this activity learners will:

  • Achieve familiarity with predictors of fibrostenosing CD.
  • Understand the role of cross-sectional imaging in the diagnostic work-up of patients with suspected fibrostenosing CD.
  • Understand the current management of fibrostenosing CD.
  • Recognise the therapeutic capabilities of anti-inflammatory therapy, endoscopic dilatation and surgery in the setting of fibrostenosing CD.

Travelling with IBDTalking Heads
Year: 2015
Authors: Stephan Vavricka, Shomron Ben-Horin