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Independent Study with an Expert: IBD and Things That Look Like It

Original release date:
November 19, 2020
Access to this course expires on:  May 19, 2021 at 11:59 PM Pacific Time

Course Description
Many pathologists are unaware of criteria that can aid distinction between different types of chronic colitis among patients with diarrheal symptoms. This presentation will enable registrants to develop a differential diagnosis for chronic colitis and improve their abilities to provide clinicians with information that facilitates patient management.

Target Audience
Practicing academic and community pathologists, and pathologists-in-training

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this educational activity, learners will be able to:
  • Recognize features of chronic colitis in biopsy material.
  • Distinguish idiopathic inflammatory bowel disease from other important causes of chronic colitis.

Continuing Medical Education
The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The faculty, committee members, and staff who are in position to control the content of this activity are required to disclose to USCAP and to learners any relevant financial relationship(s) of the individual or spouse/partner that have occurred within the last 12 months with any commercial interest(s) whose products or services are related to the CME content. USCAP has reviewed all disclosures and resolved or managed all identified conflicts of interest, as applicable.

The following faculty reported no relevant financial relationships: Rhonda K. Yantiss, MD

USCAP staff associated with the development of content for this activity reported no relevant financial relationships.