Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) Essentials for the Multidisciplinary Provider Team
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• Select and incorporate strategies to facilitate coordinated interdisciplinary EoE care among gastroenterologists, allergists, and nutritionists.
• Outline the latest recommendations and criteria for diagnosing EoE.
• Discuss the chronic nature of EoE and importance of maintenance therapy.
• Identify and optimize introduction of novel treatments into EoE management plans.
• Interpret safety and efficacy data with therapies under investigation for EoE.
• Definition, incidence and prevalence, risk factors, disease burden for patients and families
EoE Pathophysiology and Disease Course
• Pathophysiology, disease persistence, consequences of undiagnosed EoE, long-term clinical outcomes, symptom recurrence and need for maintenance therapy
• Signs and symptoms, clinical presentation, comorbidities, diagnostic algorithm and criteria, emerging non-invasive diagnostic tools and biomarkers, complexities in diagnosis
Current and Evolving Treatment Approaches
• Treatment algorithm, dietary interventions, esophageal dilation, proton pump inhibitors, corticosteroids, dupilumab, emerging therapies
Multidisciplinary Care Coordination
• Multidisciplinary EoE team and their roles, workflows, benefits of multidisciplinary care, transition from pediatric to adult care
EoE Patient Cases
• Pediatric patient case, adult patient case
Do you specialize in gastroenterology? Enhance your knowledge of EoE risk factors, common symptoms, and how symptoms change over time; update your understanding of diagnostic criteria; hear expert recommendations for endoscopic procedures; and learn about current and emerging therapeutic options and considerations underlying treatment selection.
Is your focus or interest allergy/immunology? Learn how to better identify EoE risk factors, common symptoms, and how symptoms change over time; update your understanding of diagnostic criteria; and learn about the underlying inflammatory pathophysiology and how it has driven the development of new treatments.
Dieticians, you can enhance your knowledge of elimination diets for EoE; apply strategies for elimination diets in shared decision making with patients; and hear expert recommendations for dietary and nutritional strategies to help patients adhere to elimination diets. Regardless of your area of expertise, you will find out how to incorporate multidisciplinary care in your practice for the long-term treatment and monitoring of your patients with EoE.
Whether you’re a physician, NP/PA, nurse, dietitian, or other clinician, you’ll have the framework and tools you need to help your patients manage this difficult-to-treat condition. Don’t delay! Access this education today!
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How can this activity help you? Hear from our expert faculty!
Department of Medicine
Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology
Director, CGIBD Biostatistics and Clinical Research Core
Director, Center for Esophageal Diseases and Swallowing
School of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
Completion of all modules are expected to take up to 3.5 hours to complete. To receive credit, participants are required to complete the formative assessment, view the customized education, and complete the posttest and evaluation. A certificate will be immediately available. There is no fee to participate in the activity or for the generation of the certificate.
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