Activity ID



September 19, 2023

Format Type


CME Credit




CME Provider: JAMA

Description of CME Course

Constipation is one of the most frequent problems clinicians are asked to deal with. Despite how common it is, constipation is frequently not treated adequately. In this podcast, Arnold Wald, MD, explains a stepwise approach to the management of constipation ranging from very simple measures to the most novel and complicated new medical therapies.

1. This activity is accredited by the American Medical Association.
2. This activity is free to AMA members.

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Educational Objectives

To review the clinical management of constipation.


Emergency Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Geriatrics, Opioids


Medical Knowledge, Patient Care & Procedural Skills

CME Credit Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Practice Setting

Inpatient, Outpatient, Rural, Urban

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