ECCO IBD Curriculum
9.2. Is aware of the importance of joint medical-surgical management of complex fistulae, and of nutritional support for high output fistulae
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.
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 increase competence and knowledge with regard to the management of CD patients and to harmonise indications and technical considerations for surgery in order to improve patient outcomes.
Upon completion of this activity learners will:
- - Know how to identify surgical indications in patients with Crohn's Disease (CD)
- - Be able to adequately treat different complications in CD patients that require surgery
- - Be able to recommend appropriate changes in perioperative treatment and management