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Clinical Pearls of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Total Credits: .75 including .75 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

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IOMS - Illinois
Dr. Nikhil Bhargava, DO, AGAF, FACG, FASGE
48 Minutes
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Learning Objectives:

  • Recognizing luminal symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease and available diagnostic modalities.
  • Recognizing extra-intestinal manifestations of inflammatory bowel disease.
  • Currently available medical therapies for inflammatory bowel disease and their respective adverse effects.
  • Be able to evaluate an inflammatory bowel disease patient with diarrhea.

Disclosure: Dr. Bhargava has no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this program or presentation.

Accreditation: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the American Osteopathic Association (AOA). The Illinois Osteopathic Medical Society (IOMS) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

Grievance Policy: ​Grievances regarding this program or AOA CME credit reporting will be handled on an individual basis. All grievances should be directed in writing to the IOMS Executive Director at or by mail to Illinois Osteopathic Medical Society, 4200 Conestoga Drive, Suite 150, Springfield, IL 62711. Grievances that cannot be resolved by IOMS will then be sent to the AOA Council on CME, 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.



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Dr. Nikhil Bhargava is a gastroenterologist practicing at Digestive Disease Consultants of Kankakee since 2009. He completed his medical degree at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed Internal Medicine Residency at Evanston Northwestern Healthcare in Evanston, IL and Gastroenterology Fellowship at Aurora Sinai Medical Center in Milwaukee, IL. He is dually board certified in both Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He serves as Program Director for the Gastroenterology Fellowship at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, IL. He is also a Clinical Associate Professor at Midwestern University in Downers Grove, IL. He is actively involved in clinical research and in training medical students and residents. He has served as the Chairman for the Department of Internal Medicine and Treasurer/Secretary at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, IL. He is a proud member of the American Osteopathic Association and the Illinois Osteopathic Society. He is a fellow of the American College of Gastroenterology, American Gastroenterological Association and the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 



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