Intended Learners

AIBD is designed and certified for the entire IBD healthcare team and includes education for gastroenterologists, pediatric gastroenterologists, surgeons, physicians, PhDs, researchers, pharmacists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, gastroenterology nurses, and residents/fellows/students. 

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of the clinical track, participants should be better able to:

  • Summarize disease activity assessment metrics important in clinical practice
  • Understand the positioning of IBD biologics and small molecules in the treatment of Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis
  • Describe potential side effects with newer therapies and management of medication safety
  • Employ strategies to outline the optimal timing of surgery in patients with Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis 
  • Describe considerations for de-escalating, stopping, restarting, and switching therapies
  • Discuss the impact of pregnancy on IBD, of IBD on pregnancy, and optimal management of IBD in pregnancy
  • Outline strategies for the management of post-operative Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis
  • Describe management considerations for complex IBD cases involving extra-intestinal manifestations
  • Incorporate shared decision making into IBD practice
  • Recognize psycho-social contributors to patient compliance and adherence
  • Utilize interdisciplinary team approaches to IBD management

Credit Claiming

To be eligible for documentation of credit, participants must attend the full activity and submit a completed evaluation form. Participants who complete the evaluation online within 4 weeks of the live meeting will receive immediate documentation of credit.

Continuing Education

jap logoIn support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education (NACCME) and Imedex. NACCME is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.


This activity has been approved to offer AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification – ABIM

moc logoSuccessful completion of this CME activity enables a participant to earn MOC points towards the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is NACCME’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC Points. The deadline to claim MOC points is 60 DAYS AFTER ACTIVITY . ABIM Diplomates will be asked to provide their identification number and DOB.

Physician Assistants 

NACCME has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with the AAPA CME Criteria. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.


This continuing nursing education activity will award contact hours for nurses. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255. This continuing nursing education activity will also award pharmacotherapeutic hours. Final assignment of pharmacotherapeutic contact hours will be announced once all content has been approved.


This live, knowledge-based activity has been approved to offer pharmacy contact hours. Contact hours/CEUs are to be awarded upon final approval of the agenda.

The certificate is not the official record of your participation in the activity. The official record of credit will be the information in the CPE Monitor system. Following ACPE Policy, NACCME must transmit your claim to CPE Monitor within 60 days from the date you complete this CPE activity. NACCME is not able to report your claimed credit after this 60-day period. Eligibility for pharmacy credit is contingent upon the successful completion of a post-test and/or evaluation for each activity or session attended.

Any participant wanting to file a grievance with respect to any aspect of a continuing education activity accredited by NACCME, LLC may contact Samantha Conforti, Manager, Accreditation and Compliance, by phone at 609-371-1137, by email at or in writing at 104 Windsor Center Drive, East Windsor, NJ 08520. The Manager, Accreditation and Compliance will review the grievance and respond within 30 days of receiving the complaint. If the participant is unsatisfied with the response, an appeal to the Associate Director, Greaton Sellers, Accreditation and Compliance, can be requested for a second level of review. Mr. Sellers can be contacted via phone at 609-371-1137, by email at or in writing at 104 Windsor Center Drive, East Windsor, NJ 08520.


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NACCME protects the privacy of personal and other information regarding participants, educational partners, and joint sponsors. NACCME and our joint sponsors will not release personally identifiable information to a third party without the individual’s consent, except such information as is required for reporting purposes to the appropriate accrediting agency.

NACCME maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.

Copyright © 2021 by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC. All rights reserved. No part of this accredited continuing education activity may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without first obtaining permission from North American Center for Continuing Medical Education.

Commercial Support

No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity. Please see agenda for individual session support.

ADA Statement

North American Center for Continuing Medical Education complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity needs accommodations, please call 609.371.1137.


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