{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Colonic Volvulus and Acute Colonic Pseudo-Obstruction

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. Differentiate between mechanical and non-mechanical large bowel obstruction
  2. Diagnose and manage the different types of acute colonic volvulus
  3. Diagnose and manage acute colonic pseudo-obstruction
Price: $10.00


  • ACCME 2.0 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 2 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: DCR0921
Published: September 2021
Expires: 9/30/2024
Required Passing Score: 6/8 (75%)
Authors: Alavi, Karim M.D., M.P.H.; Poylin, Vitaliy M.D.; Davids, Jennifer S. M.D.; Patel, Sunil V. M.D.; Felder, Seth M.D.; Valente, Michael A. D.O.; Paquette, Ian M. M.D. and Feingold, Daniel L. M.D.
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