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Digital Seminar

Management of IBS in the Primary Care Setting

Sameer Berry, MD, MBA
1 Hour 52 Minutes
Audio and Video
Apr 12, 2024
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With the diverse and fluctuating nature of IBS, it is challenging to manage, especially in the primary care setting. From expert assessments and diagnostic insights to collaborative strategies with gastroenterology, delve into a comprehensive journey of effective IBS management. Elevate your practice by mastering initial treatments, navigating potential medication reactions, and addressing co-morbidity concerns, ensuring optimal care for your patients.


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All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.

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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after passing the online post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, and others.

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Program content is reviewed periodically per accrediting board rules for currency and appropriateness for credit. Credit approvals are subject to change. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education, as well as which credit types are acceptable for continuing education hours. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. 
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Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.  

For Planning Committee disclosures, please see the statement above.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.

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Earn up to 1.75 CE hours. Please see below, for more details, as credit amounts vary by state and profession. 

Nurses - Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists - ANCC

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 1.75 contact hours. Expires: 02/10/2027.

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PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 1.5 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Nurses - Florida Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 1.5 self-study contact hours.

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Nurses - Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 1.75 self-study contact hours. Please email with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.

Physicians - Physicians

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. This activity was originally recorded on 04/12/2024. It was last reviewed on 03/15/2024 and is valid until 03/15/2027.


Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. You are required to successfully complete and submit a post-test prior to receiving a certificate of completion.

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AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME such as PESI. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 1.5 hours for completing this self-study program. This activity was originally recorded on 04/12/2024. It was last reviewed on 03/15/2024 and is valid until 03/15/2027


PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 1.75 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



Sameer Berry, MD, MBA's Profile

Sameer Berry, MD, MBA Related seminars and products

Sameer Berry, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Officer of Oshi Health, a venture-backed, virtual care clinic that provides GI care to patients at no cost. He is active in the GI digital healthy ecosystem, and consults for startups and large payors, and he is a frequent speaker at industry conferences. Dr. Berry conducts grant-funded clinical research and is currently funded by the University of California, San Francisco to study the impact of multidisciplinary GI care on outcomes, utilization, and patient experience. Dr. Berry completed the gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship program at the University of Michigan. He completed his residency training at Cedars-Sinai and spent additional time training in interventional IBD at the Cleveland Clinic. He received a medical degree from the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine and an MBA from Duke University.

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Sameer Berry has an employment relationship with NY Gastroenterology Associates. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. Sameer Berry is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association, the ROME Foundation, the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society, and the American Association for the Study of Liver Disease.


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  1. Proficiently assess and diagnose IBS in the primary care setting, incorporating key symptoms and diagnostic studies.
  2. Develop effective strategies for initial treatment, ongoing monitoring, and collaboration with gastroenterology, enhancing their ability to manage IBS comprehensively in the primary care setting.
  3. Confidently navigate mediation options, potential reactions, and co-morbidity considerations in IBS management, ensuring a holistic and patient-centered approach.


IBS Prevalence and Impact in Primary Care
  • Importance of early detection and proactive management
  • Identifying key symptoms and diagnostic criteria
  • Patient history-taking and symptom assessment
Diagnostic Studies and Labs
  • Relevant diagnostic studies
  • Interpreting lab results for IBS diagnosis
Initial Treatments
  • Lifestyle modifications and dietary interventions
  • Behavioral approaches for symptom relief
  • Tailoring treatment plans for patients with co-morbidities
Pharmacological approaches
  • Overview of pharmacological options
  • Understanding medication mechanisms and potential benefits
  • Recognizing and managing adverse reactions
  • Strategies for minimizing side effects
Referral/Collaboration Criteria
  • When to refer to gastroenterology
  • Collaborative approaches for seamless patient care
  • Coordinating care plans for better outcomes
  • Patient engagement and monitoring strategies

Target Audience

  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Physician Assistants
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Other clinicians who provide primary care


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