As a team, research irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease, focusing on the differences in location, levels of invasion, signs and symptoms between IBS and IBD.
Brainstorm ideas for presenting this information to your patients in the form of an educational pamphlet, focusing on what information is most crucial for them to know and how to convey the information appropriately and tactfully.
Create a 1-page (front and back tri-fold) patient education pamphlet using terms the patient would comprehend to inform them on IBS versus IBD.
Include the following in your pamphlet as well:
- Assessment strategies across the lifespan that include subjective and objective data collecting techniques.
- Current and emerging evidence-based prevention and treatment.
- Natural alternatives and biopsychosocial issues that may affect the diagnosis and treatment plans.
Provide references for all sources cited and format according to APA guidelines.
Submit your pamphlet.
Note: Use a MicrosoftÂ® Word tri-fold brochure template or any similar layout to complete this activity.