Inflammatory bowel disease


Goals and learning objectives

This module provides an overview of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). After completing it, you will be able to explain the difference between ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease and discuss current treatments for both.

You will also understand the monitoring of both disease progression and IBD medications, and be able to signpost patients to education and support resources.

Contributing author: Anneliese D’Souza, MRPharmS, IPresc, specialist homecare and IBD pharmacist, Northwick Park and St Mark’s Hospital.

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