In this episode, Dr. Ritu Verma explains the impact of chronic disease on quality of life for patients with celiac disease. Furthermore, Dr. Verma defines strategies physicians can use to help improve quality of life for patients with celiac disease. Jessica Lebovits, RD, CDN, CNSC explains how gluten-free dietary adherence is impacted by social relationships.
Janis Arnold, MSW, LICSW
Clinical Social Worker, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Chief, Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Medical Director, Celiac Disease Center
Clinical Dietitian, Center for Celiac Disease at Columbia University
At the conclusion of this educational program, learners will be able to:
- Describe the impact of chronic disease on quality of life for patients with celiac disease
- Identify strategies physicians can use to help improve quality of life for patients with celiac disease
- Explain how gluten-free dietary adherence is impacted by social relationships
In support of improving patient care, Boston Children’s Hospital is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Boston Children’s Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Boston Children’s Hospital is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Boston Children’s Hospital maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 0.75 ACE CE continuing education credits.
Boston Children’s Hospital designates this activity for 0.75 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Boston Children’s Hospital designates this activity for 0.75 contact hours for dieticians. Dieticians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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The following planners, speakers, and content reviewers, on behalf of themselves, have reported the following relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on patients:
Vanessa Weisbrod: None
Janis Arnold, MSW, LICSW: None
Ritu Verma, MD: None
Jessica Lebovits, RD, CDN, CNSC: None