Irritable Bowel Syndrome

$39.00

Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• A certificate of completion
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing

See below for the outline, speaker biography, and more.

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Description

Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• A certificate of completion
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing

Objectives:
At the conclusion of the presentation learners will be able to
1.  Identify and review the protections mechanisms of the gut.
2.  Identify the incidence, impact and other factors in the IBS “landscape” in Canada
3.  Review what the risk factor are to developing IBS
4.  Discuss what lifestyle mechanisms and factors best help people suffering from IBS
5.  Discuss some cutting edge Health Canada approved medications for IBS

Description:

Abdominal pain. Bloating. Change in consistency of bowel movements. Rushing to find a washroom. Missed work. Symptoms for years. Nothing seems to make it better.

“Why does my belly hurt, Doc?” This is the plight of those who suffer with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, an illness whose causes may well be multi-factorial, from infection, hypersensitivity, small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, food sensitivity, genetic factors and stress. The question is: how do we help these clients? They can be negatively impacted for years and completely run-down by the negative effects on their quality of life.Nurses and allied health professionals can play a major role in helping IBS patients.

Please join Dr. Christian Turbide, a gastroenterologist from the University of Calgary, whose special interest in this area has advanced our knowledge on the topic. Dr. Turbide will discuss the relevant physiology, the IBS “landscape” in Canada, risk factors, cutting edge Health Canada approved medications, and lifestyle modifications that help ameliorate symptoms.  This is an essential webinar for nurses, dietitians, and other health care professionals who work in primary care, GI clinics, endoscopy settings, medical surgical settings, occupational health, tele-health, disability, and in chronic disease.

Who Should Attend?:
• Primary Care, Endoscopy, Medical Surgical, GI Clinic, and Emergency Nurses
• Dietitians, Nurses & Allied Health Professionals in Chronic Disease settings
• Occupational Health, Tele-health and Outpost Nurses
• Nurse Clinicians & Clinical Nurse Specialists in GI and Med Surg Settings
• Managers & Educators

Dr. Christian Turbide, MD, FRCPC is an actively practising Gastroenterologist in Calgary and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Calgary Medical School. He is also a previous examiner at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons for the Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology national exams. He has been voted on several occasions as the teacher of the year for the Gastroenterology Residency training program at the University of Calgary for endoscopy skills and clinical teaching. He uses both a western based standard of care with his patients and a more holistic lifestyle based approach to treating his patients. His writings were featured in Huffington Post and he has been interviewed on national radio shows and on CBC. He has presented at many conferences in Canada, USA and around the world. In his free time, he enjoys coaching his children’s badminton and ringette teams.