{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Practical Considerations for Recognizing and Managing Severe Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Purpose of Activity

To provide registered professional nurses with an understanding of treatment options for patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Explain the epidemiology of IBS and the assessment and nonpharmacological treatment of patients with IBS.
  2. Describe the indications for, pharmacokinetics of, and adverse effects related to selected treatment options for patients with IBS.
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.
The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.

Test Code: GN0112
Published: January/Febuary 2012
Expires: 3/6/2020
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Lucinda A. Harris MD, MS, FACG, Margaret M. Heitkemper PhD, RN, FAAN
Categories: Gastrointestinal
Specialties: Medical-Surgical