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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS): Diagnosis (IBSYD)

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Duration: 0.6 hours, Online (the average time to complete the training program, including final assessments).
Credits Hours: 1
Self-paced Training: 24/7 access to course.
Enrollment Period: 3 months.
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BioPharma Institute LogoTraining Program: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS): Diagnosis
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Description: Online training with immediate access upon enrollment. BioPharma Institute ReviewsIrritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, is a disorder of the intestine that carries no structural lesions or pathophysiological explanations. Between 10 and 20% of the population in developed countries suffer from IBS, with almost 75% of those people reporting symptoms being female. While IBS is a widespread condition, only 20-30% of sufferers consult a doctor. This course describes the clinical features and tests used to diagnose this condition.
Certification Requirements: Students must view the entire program and successfully pass an online, multiple-choice final assessment with >80% passing grade within a 90 day period of time (180 days for Professional Certification Programs). Certificate is accessible in PDF format immediately after satisfying requirements.

The Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS): Diagnosis course is found in the following professional certification program(s):


1. Course Information
2. Interface Tour
3. Course Overview

4. Objectives
5. Rome Criteria
6. Pain, Stool Form, and Bloating
7. Non-colonic Symptoms
8. Progress Check

9. Objectives
10. Endoscopy
11. Sigmoidoscopy
12. The Barium Enema
13. Stool Specimen Analysis
14. Blood Tests
15. Progress Check

16. Summary


Describe the clinical features of IBS and list the Rome criteria.
Name the differential diagnoses of colitis and other diseases.
Describe how a sigmoidoscopy aids in the diagnosis of IBS.
Explain how a barium enema is used as a negative diagnostic tool.
List the laboratory tests that can detect an underlying organic basis for IBS symptoms.

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