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Activity Steps


The certificate for this activity is for PHYSICIANS.

Method of Participation in the Learning Process/Evaluation Method

Successful completion of this activity includes reading the entire article and successfully completing the post-quiz and an evaluation form.

Getting the Most out of the Activity

As you prepare to participate in this activity, please reflect on your practice and your patients and identify clinical challenges you hope to have addressed.

While participating in the training, identify ways you can use newly acquired knowledge, strategies, and skills to enhance patient outcomes and your own professional development.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Explain that the identification of the etiology of constipation is key to the successful management of constipation
  2. Discuss how to obtain a detailed history and complete a thorough examination in the evaluation of constipation
  3. Evaluate differential diagnosis for chronic constipation and the evaluation and management algorithm for constipation
Price: $10.00


  • ACCME 1.0 CME

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Professions: Physician
Test Code: DCR0619A
Published: June2019
Expires: 6/1/2022
Required Passing Score: 5/6 (83%)
Authors: Susanna S. Hill, M.D. and Jennifer S. Davids, M.D.
Categories: Surgical