Education Tools - Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

The "Inflammatory Bowel Disease Resource Tool for Primary Care" was created by AANP and expert NPs to support the management of patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). The tool is meant to be a resource list of preventive services and recommended testing for patients with IBD. It can easily be implemented in daily practice and supplements many EHRs. AANP developed and produced the educational tool through support from Janssen Biotech, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC and Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., U.S. A printable copy of the IBD Resource Tool for Primary Care.

External Inflammatory Bowel Disease Resources

Provider Resources:

Patient Resources:

  • Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America - site is for patients and their family members. Offers definitions of Crohn’s and Colitis, resources for living with these, support groups and an IBD help center. 

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) - has health information for both Crohn's and Colitis

American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons - basic patient information regarding CD and UC as it relates to surgery.