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EVALUATE updated IBS diagnostic guidelines, using them to make a positive symptom-based diagnosis.
COMPARE the efficacy and safety of newer treatment options for IBS-D and IBS-C.
RECOGNIZE patient and disease-specific factors that contribute to therapy decision-making in IBS management.
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Make a positive, symptom-based diagnosis of IBS without additional testing, using current diagnostic criteria.
Compare the efficacy and safety of newer treatment options to create optimal individualized treatment plans for patients with IBS.
Consider patient and disease-specific factors when designing treatment programs for your patients with IBS.
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Please use the scale: 1=Never, 2=Rarely, 3=Sometimes, 4=Most of the time, 5=Always, N/A=Not applicable for me
NeverRarelySometimesMost of the timeAlwaysN/A
Make a positive, symptom-based diagnosis of IBS without additional testing, using current diagnostic criteria.
Compare the efficacy and safety of newer treatment options to create optimal individualized treatment plans for patients with IBS.
Consider patient and disease-specific factors when designing treatment programs for your patients with IBS.
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Overall, this activity met my learning needs
The information presented was without promotional or commercial bias
Was scientifically rigorous and evidence based
Provided appropriate and effective opportunities for active learning (e.g., discussion, Q & A)
Promoted improvements or quality in healthcare
The quality of the educational process was satisfactory and appropriate
The information provided with regard to faculty financial relationships met my needs for disclosure
The format of the discussion was relevant and enhanced my competence to treat patients with IBS
The speakers were knowledgeable and presented the information clearly
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Ali Rezaie, MD, MSc, FRCP(C)
Gerald W. Smetana, MD, MACP
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The Elsevier Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this live activity for a maxiumum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.

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