IBD-U APP Educational Seminar Series: Perioperative Care and Communication

November 3, 2022
This activity will improve the quality of care provided by the nursing team and advanced practice providers caring for patients with inflammatory bowel disease within the University of Chicago’s Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center through knowledge acquisition and interprofessional communication.
This session will educate participants about the importance of perioperative care and communication. It will also discuss universal messaging for a patient’s surgical education and the benefits of comprehensive communication throughout the perioperative process.

Target Audience

This activity is designed for inpatient RNs, outpatient RNs, CMAs, APPs, and other healthcare professionals providing care to patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

Learning Objectives

After this activity, participants will be able to:

  • State the pre-operative assessment and education that should be provided to patients with inflammatory bowel disease;
  • Recall the importance of consistent messaging in patient education;
  • Discuss the need for interdisciplinary communication throughout the discharge process;
  • Describe the appropriate post-operative care after discharge.
Additional information
ACGME/ABMS Core Competencies: 
Patient Care and Procedural Skills
Practice-based Learning and Improvement
Interpersonal and Communication Skills
For more information, please contact:
CME Coordinator Contact Name: 
Marita Kametas
CME Coordinator Contact Email: 
CME Coordinator Contact Phone: 
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 Nursing Contact Hours
  • 1.00 Participation
Event starts: 
11/03/2022 - 2:00pm
Event ends: 
11/03/2022 - 3:00pm
Activity opens: 
Activity expires: 
Online Webinar
Chicago, IL
United States
Learn more about digestive disease care at The University of Chicago by visiting our website.

The University of Chicago reserves the right to cancel or postpone this conference due to unforeseen circumstances. In the unlikely event this activity must be cancelled or postponed, the registration fee will be refunded; however, The University of Chicago is not responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses to participants, including fees assessed by airline/travel/lodging agencies.

ACCESSIBILITY The University of Chicago is committed to providing equal access appropriate to need and circumstances and complies fully with legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are in need of special accommodation, please contact our office at via email at Marita.Kametas@uchospitals.edu.

Jennifer Labas, RN, MSN, FNP-BC  Jennifer Labas, RN, MSN, FNP-BC
  Nurse Practitioner


Disclosure Declarations
As a provider accredited by the ACCME, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine asks everyone in a position to control the content of an education activity to disclose all financial relationships with any ineligible companies. This includes any entity whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Financial relationships are relevant if a financial relationship, in any amount, exists between the person in control of content and an ineligible company during the past 24 months, and the content of the education is related to the products of an ineligible company with whom the person has a financial relationship. Mechanisms are in place to identify and mitigate any relevant financial relationships prior to the start of the activity.

Additionally, The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine requires Authors to identify investigational products or off-label uses of products regulated by the US Food and Drug Administration at first mention and where appropriate in the content.

Physician Credit
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Credit
University of Chicago Medicine is approved as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Ohio Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. (OBN-001-91)
This live activity is designated for a maximum of 1 continuing nursing education unit.
Other Health Professional Credit
Other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
Please Note: The credit claiming process will close three months after the conference ends. Requests to claim credit after three months will be subject to additional fees.

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