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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Part 1 - Diagnosis and Assessment of IBD
Presenters : Prof. Dr. Raja Affendi Raja Ali, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Isa Bin Mohamed Rose & Prof. Dr. Hamzaini Abdul Hamid
Posted in : Gastroenterology | Family Medicine | Inflammatory Bowel Disease
CPD Activity (1.0 credit)
About the Course
Malaysia's Online Academy for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Course director: Prof. Dr. Ida Normiha Hilmi, Consultant Gastroenterologist.
This informal learning academy provides a concise and holistic overview of IBD in six engaging modules.
  • Each module contains not more than 35 minutes of recording, with pre & post assessment questions and online resources for download.
  • The average course duration is 3 hours, so you may complete the whole thing in a week or pace yourself over a longer time span.
  • For participants who are joining the IBD Preceptorship Programme, it is recommended to complete the course beforehand.
Module 1: Diagnosis & Assessment of IBD
Upon completing this module, participants will have a better understanding of IBD in the following aspects:
  • Epidemiology, pathophysiology, and aetiology
  • Differential diagnosis
  • Clinical presentation
  • Laboratory, endoscopy, histopathology, and radiology findings
Additional resources can be found below:
This module is presented by Prof. Dr. Raja Affendi Raja Ali, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Isa Bin Mohamed Rose & Prof. Dr. Hamzaini Abdul Hamid; and was reviewed by Dr. Pavitratha Puspanathan, Consultant Histopathologist.
This CPD activity is done in collaboration with the Malaysian Society of Gastroenterology & Hepatology; and Johnson & Johnson Sdn Bhd.
Upon viewing the video and successfully completing the quiz in this module, you will be given 1 CPD point, that will be credited instantly in your MMA CPD account.
To pass this module, get at least 4 out 5 questions correct.

About the Presenters

Prof. Dr. Raja Affendi Raja Ali
Consultant Gastroenterologist
Raja Affendi Raja Ali graduated from National University of Ireland (NUI), with honours degree in medicine in 2000 and completed his internship, senior house officer and registrar-based training at the University Hospital Galway and its affiliated teaching hospitals. He received Membership of RCP Ireland and RCP Edinburgh in 2004 and Masters in Medical Science from NUI in 2005. He subsequently completed a higher diploma in clinical teaching at the NUI as well as conferred a doctorate of Medicine, MD degree for his research. His research interest focuses on inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, colorectal cancer and gut microbiome. He currently serves as a Dean and Professor of Medicine at School of Medicine and Life Sciences, Sunway University.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Isa Mohamed Rose
Consultant Histopathologist
Isa ROSE is an Associate Professor and Consultant in Histopathology, Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz, UKM Medical Centre, Kuala Lumpur. He graduated from University of Malaya in 1976. After joining UKM in 1982 he went on to do his postgraduate training in Histopathology at the Hammersmith Hospital, Royal Postgraduate Medical School in London in 1985. He has been involved in postgraduate training in Histopathology at UKMMC and has a keen interest in Gastroenterology and Hepatology.
Prof. Dr. Hamzaini Abdul Hamid
Consultant Radiologist
Hamzaini Abdul Hamid is a Professor in Radiology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM). He is currently practicing as a senior consultant in Radiology, Faculty of Medicine UKM. He completed his medical degree from Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 1995 and obtained his Master of Medicine (Radiology) from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia in 2004. He always has soft spot in Paediatric, hence further his training in Fellowship in Paediatric Imaging at Hospital for Sick Children (Sick Kids), Toronto, Canada in 2009-2010. In Sick Kids he was exposed and started his interest in Imaging of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) there. Since completed his fellowship and return to Malaysia, he has been actively involved in Imaging of IBD in Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz until now. He has invited to talk on Imaging in IBD in conferences locally and South East Asia (In Thailand and Indonesia). He is currently the Secretary General for Asian Oceanic Society for Paediatric Radiology for 2022-2024.