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The certificate for this activity is for PHYSICIANS.

Staging and treatment of colorectal carcinoid case

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.

Purpose of Activity

Update on how to stage and treat colorectal carcinoid

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Define enterocutaneous fistula and recognize the various presentations of ECF.
  2. Discuss the management and evaluation of ECF through a multi-disciplinary approach and understand the differences between low-output and high-output fistulas.
  3. Evaluate and address the nutritional and wound care needs of ECF patients.
  4. Outline both non-operative and operative approaches to ECF.
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: DCR0819
Published: August 2019
Expires: 7/11/2022
Required Passing Score: 4/6 (66%)
Authors: Anuradha R. Bhama, M.D.
Categories: Surgical
Specialties: Surgical