Information just for nurses and advanced practice providers.

For Nurses and Advanced Practice Providers

Nurses and Advanced Practice Providers (Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Clinical Nurse Specialists), have very important roles in the care of the IBD patient. This section provides educational resources specific to IBD nurses and advanced practice providers brought to you by the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation's Nurse & Advanced Practice Provider Committee.

Browse IBD Tips - Tips updated regularly with information on specific IBD topics such as adherence, colorectal cancer, women's health etc. including links to patient education resources.

Browse IBD Interactive Cases - Interactive cases in powerpoint format providing education on specific IBD topics.

Browse Best Practice Resource Library - An electronic resource library containing peer reviewed and tested best practice resources specific to adult and pediatric IBD, including templates, checklists, and guides.

Participate in our Advanced Practice Provider Preceptorship Three day educational observership at adult and pediatric IBD centers.

Engage in Research - Educational powerpoints on creating abstracts for professional conferences

View Educational Videos Short format educational videos on adult and pediatric topics; Video module on effective multidisciplinary approaches in IBD care.

Become a Professional Member - Nursing & Healthcare Professionals receive a special yearly rate of $99 with many benefits.

Please visit our comprehensive professional educational webpage for more prescriber educational activities and CME programs.

Additional Information

Role of the IBD nurse and advanced practice provider  

The Nurse & Advanced Practice Provider Committee is comprised of nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants from across the US. If you have suggestions for content or want more information about the Nurse & Advanced Practice Committee please contact Sudha Sarode, Professional Education Manager, at [email protected].

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation provides information for educational purposes only. The Foundation does not provide medical or other health care opinions or services. We encourage you to review the latest guidelines available on IBD. The inclusion of another company’s/organization’s/doctor’s resources or referral to another company/organization/doctor does not represent an endorsement of a particular individual, group, company, or product