Celiac Disease: What You Should Know as a Provider

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Target Audience

Health professionals.

Educational Need

Experts in celiac disease agree the #1 barrier to its diagnosis is providers failing to recognize its clinical picture and consider it in their differential diagnosis. According to Fasano et al (2003), this could be because they believe it is a rare disease and/or it only manifests as diarrhea in children. 

Rubio-Tapia et al (2012) demonstrated the prevalence of celiac disease in the United States is 0.71%, or 1 in 141. An earlier study by Fasano et al (2003) showed the prevalence is 0.75%, or 1 in 133 in the not-at-risk population of the United States. Therefore, it is not a rare disease. Additionally, Rubio et al (2012) concluded the vast majority of cases (83%) are not diagnosed. 

This educational activity is designed to increase provider awareness of celiac disease and to give you the tools necessary to suspect, diagnose, and possibly even manage a patient with celiac disease. My aim is to increase your scope of understanding of celiac disease.

Learning Objectives

  • Define celiac disease.
  • Identify the epidemiology of celiac disease (who, when, and where).
  • Review the pathogenesis of celiac disease.
  • Recognize the varying clinical presentations of celiac disease (classical and non-classical).
  • Recognize how to diagnose someone with celiac disease, as well as the role of screening.
  • Treat a patient who has been diagnosed with celiac disease.
  • Treat the serious complications of celiac disease.
  • List conditions that are linked to celiac disease.

Speaker

Matt Hill, PA-S
Des Moines University

Relevant to the content of this educational activity, Mr. Hill has no financial relationships with commercial interest companies to disclose. 


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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­B
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.00 IBON
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
Course opens: 
04/30/2019
Course expires: 
04/29/2022
Cost:
$0.00

Continuing Education Credit

  • MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS). Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this enduring materials activity for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 2-B credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
  • Nurse: Des Moines University is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 1.0 continuing education contact hour(s). No partial credit awarded.
  • Other healthcare providers: This live activity is designated for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Educational Grants

No commercial interest company provided financial support for this continuing education activity. 

Disclosure

Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas. The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The content of each presentation does not necessarily reflect the views of Des Moines University.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­B
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.00 IBON
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/30/2019
Course expires: 
04/29/2022

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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