Jasper Visit 1: Making sense of the microbiome

Title:

Jasper Visit 1: Making sense of the microbiome

Topic: Gastroenterology
Relevant Terms: Pediatric Gastroenterology, Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Primary Audience: Clinicians and health care providers who treat children and adolescents with Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
Launch Date: 22-Aug-13
Credits: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Expiration Date: The accreditation for this activity has expired.
Curriculum Name: Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:

  1. Identify major bacterial communities in the intestine
  2. Compare interactions of the microbiome in patients with IBD to patients without IBD
  3. Judge the evidence for potential clinical relevance of the role of purturbation of the biome in triggering IBD

    Faculty

    Robert N. Baldassano, MD
    Professor of Pediatrics
    University of Pennsylvania
    Director, Center for Pediatric IBD
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Philadelphia, PA
    George H. Russell, MD
    Instructor in Pediatrics
    Harvard Medical School
    Division Lead for Process and Quality Improvement
    Massachusetts General Hospital for Children
    Boston, MA
    Harland S. Winter, MD 
    Director, Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
    MassGeneral Hospital for Children
    Boston, MA
    Accreditation Statement
    This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Boston University School of Medicine and the Pediatric IBD Foundation. Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
     
    Boston University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
     
    Disclosure Statement
    Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals involved in the development and presentation of Continuing Medical Education/Continuing Education (CME/CE) activities to disclose all relationships with commercial interests. This information is disclosed to activity participants. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to resolve apparent conflicts of interest. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed.

    FACULTY
    Robert N. Baldassano, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Baldassano discloses that he is a consultant for Janssen Pharmaceuticals. He does not plan to discuss unlabeled or investigational uses of a commercial product.

    George H. Russell, MD, Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Russell has nothing to disclose, and does not plan to discuss unlabeled or investigational uses of a commercial product.

    Harland S. Winter, MD, Director, Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, MassGeneral Hospital for Children. Dr. Winter receives Grant/Research support from Autism Research Institute, Janssen, Pediatric IBD Foundation, AstraZeneca, and UCB Pharma. He serves as a consultant for Janssen, Pediatric IBD Foundation, Salix, Shire, Mead Johnson Nutritional Group, Nutricia, and Prometheus Laboratories. He does not plan to discuss unlabeled or investigational uses of a commercial product.
     
    CME COURSE DIRECTOR
    Francis A. Farraye, MD, MSc, FACG
    Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine; Clinical Director, Section of Gastroenterology, Boston Medical Center.
    Dr. Farraye is a consultant for Centocor, Abbott, UCB, and Prometheus. He receives research grant support from Prometheus.
     
    ACCREDITAION PLANNING:
    Eugenica Kochergin, MS
    Pediatric IBD Foundation Program Director, CME Project Administrator.
    Ms. Kochergin has nothing to disclose with regard to commercial support.
     
    Jody Walker, MS
    Program Manager, Office of Continuing Medical Education, Boston University School of Medicine.
    Ms. Walker has nothing to disclose with regard to commercial support.
     
    Julie L. White, MS
    Administrative Director, Office of Continuing Medical Education, Boston University School of Medicine.
    Ms. White has nothing to disclose with regard to commercial support.
     
    Disclaimer Statement
    Disclaimer
    THESE MATERIALS AND ALL OTHER MATERIALS PROVIDED IN CONJUNCTION WITH CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION ACTIVITIES ARE INTENDED SOLELY FOR PURPOSES OF SUPPLEMENTING CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS FOR QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS. ANYONE USING THE MATERIALS ASSUMES FULL RESPONSIBILITY AND ALL RISK FOR THEIR APPROPRIATE USE. TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS WHATSOEVER REGARDING THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, CURRENTNESS, NON INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE MATERIALS. IN NO EVENT WILL TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY BE LIABLE TO ANYONE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTION TAKEN IN RELIANCE ON THE MATERIALS. IN NO EVENT SHOULD THE INFORMATION IN THE MATERIALS BE USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESSIONAL CARE. 

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    Course Viewing Requirements
    Google Chrome for Windows, Mac, or Linux
    Internet Explorer 7.0+ for Windows
    Mozilla 1.4+ for Windows, Mac, or Linux
    Firefox 3.5+ for Windows, Mac, or Linux
    Safari 4.0+ for Mac

    For CME questions: email cme@bu.edu or visit website www.bu.edu/cme
     
    BUSM CME Course Number: I.PIBD130822

    To claim credit, complete the module and the post-test with a score of at least 60%. An electronic certificate will be generated on the last page of the module. Click the Download Certificate button or choose to have the certificate sent to your email address. 
     
    This educational activity is supported by independent medical education grants from AbbVie; Janssen Biotech, Inc., administered by Janssen Services, LLC; Nutricia Advanced Medical Nutrition; Prometheus; Salix; and Shire.
     
    We would also like to thank for The Louis and Rachel Rudin Foundation, Inc. for their support.

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