Case 7: 58-Year-Old Man with Gastrointestinal Symptoms

Faculty: 

  • Kimberly S. G. Chang, MD, MPH, Family Physician, Human Trafficking cking and Healthcare Policy Fellow at Asian Health Services 
  • Candice Norcott, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Chicago School of Medicine
  • Sheela Raja, PhD, Project Co-Director, Office of Women’s Health Trauma-Informed Care Curriculum; Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Associate Professor; Director of Clinical Behavioral Sciences, Colleges of Dentistry and Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Shairi Turner, MD, MPH, Project Co-Director, Office of Women's Health Trauma-Informed Care Curriculum; Florida Department of Health
  • Alexander Chessman, MD, Project Co-Director, Office of Women's Health Trauma-Informed Care Curriculum; Family Physician and Professor at the College of Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina

Learning Objectives

After completing this case, the learner should be able to:

  • Explain the adverse effects of maladaptive coping behaviors using patient-centered communication skills and motivational interviewing principles.
  • Recognize how trauma history may influence adherence with the treatment plan.
  • Be aware of the potential for unconscious biases seeing a patient follow up on preventive screening recommendations, including compassionate awareness of possible underlying causes and appropriate responses.
CME/MOC Credits Available
Course opens: 
11/27/2019
Course expires: 
11/14/2021
Please login or register to take this course.

Method of Participation and Request for Credit 

There are no fees for participating and receiving CME/CE and MOC credit for this activity. During the period from November 27, 2019 through November 14, 2021, participants must read the learning objectives, faculty disclosures, and complete the educational activity to receive credit.  

In order to complete the Becoming ACEs Aware Training and receive credit, learners will need to:

  • View the introductory video by California Surgeon General, Nadine Burke Harris, MD, MPH
  • Complete either case 1 or 2 (depending on specialty)
  • Complete choice of four of nine specialty-specific cases, from among cases 3-11
  • Complete and submit the follow-up evaluation

Participants will complete a total of five cases. 

Once you have met the requirements above, you will be able to claim credit by accessing the claim credit tab on the Becoming ACEs Aware Training.  The claim credit tab will only appear once you have completed all the requirements.

To access one of the specialty-specific cases in this section click on the title and then click on the TAKE COURSE button.

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