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Pharmacological Treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

31m of CPD
Jenny Gowan
29 June 2017

IBD or IBS? UC or CD? Understanding the differences between these acronyms and their associated disease characteristics is important when it comes to determining pharmacological treatment for these conditions. There are many comprehensive resources that can be used to guide treatment for bowel diseases, so join Dr Jenny Gowan for a review of these guidelines and a refresher on common bowel conditions.


Jenny Gowan


Jenny, a practicing pharmacist, is a teaching associate at Monash University, Melbourne. She is a member of the PSA Branch committee, the Expert Group for Therapeutic Guidelines – Respiratory, an editorial board member of AUS-DI, SHPA "Don’t Rush to Crush", and the Guidelines Committee for the Australian Asthma Handbook (AAH). Jenny is an accredited consultant pharmacist who conducts her own company, which focuses on medication reviews in the home and aged care facilities, plus education, writing, training, and consultation. Jenny works regularly in community pharmacy plus sessions in a GP clinic at a Community Health Centre. She has published over 350 educational articles. Jenny has presented talks at many Australian and international conferences to GPs, nurse practitioners, nurses, podiatrists, pharmacists, and other health professionals. In 2013, she was awarded the Australian Pharmacist of the Year by the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia and, in 2016, the AACP-MIMs Australian Consultant Pharmacist of the Year.


Carole kathleen Brown16 Apr 2018
A lecture which is very informative & includes treatment guidelines.

Sarah May Twibill05 Apr 2018
A very informative talk on IBD which has definitely increased my knowledge of treatments available and how they work.

Bhubinderjit Kaur Uttam Singh12 Sep 2017
Very interesting topic and very clear instructions on usage if medication for UC and CD

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