About This Course

An interactive course for healthcare professionals who are already familiar with ulcerative colitis (UC). 

This three-part interactive course will teach you about the difference between disease activity and severity, about the endoscopic scoring systems for UC, and provide an update on recommendations for its pharmacological management.

This course should take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

CME/CPD Information

This course has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS-EACCME®) with 1 European CME credit (ECMEC®).

This accreditation certifies the quality and relevance of the educational content.

Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA), physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

This course has also been accredited by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and awarded 0.5 CPD points.

This course has a 2-year expiry date of 10th October 2025. If you complete this course after its expiry date, please double check all claims in this course with up-to-date, peer-reviewed information, as the diagnostic or treatment landscape may have changed. 

Learning Objectives

Here are some key learning objectives from this course:

  • Define ulcerative colitis (UC) and briefly summarise its pathogenesis and associated environmental precipitants

  • List the 3 most common standardised endoscopic scoring systems and use them to describe the severity of a patient's disease

  • Summarise the new immunomodulatory and biologic medicines available for the treatment of UC

Expert Faculty

Course curriculum

    1. Introduction

    1. Introduction to Precourse Quiz

    2. Precourse Quiz

    1. Ulcerative Colitis and the Aims of Treatment

    1. Endoscopic Appearance and Scoring Systems

    1. Pharmacological Management of UC

    1. Introduction to Quiz

    2. Final Quiz

    1. Conclusions

    2. Course Feedback Survey

About this course

  • Free
  • 10 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content

This non-promotional educational module has been commissioned and funded by Bristol Myers Squibb. 

IMM-GB-2200220 November 2022.