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Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc.

Burst CME™ – Understanding Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders (FAODs) PART I: Recognizing the Impact of the Disease

Release Date: March 10, 2020
Expiration Date: March 10, 2021
Media: Internet - based

Activity Overview

Burst CME™: Understanding Fatty Acid Oxidation Disorders (FAODs) is a brief online activity featuring written text and expert audio commentary regarding the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and complications of long-chain fatty acid oxidation disorders (LC-FAODs). Barbara K. Burton, MD, is a professor of pediatrics at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and an attending physician at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois. During this online program, she answers important questions and offers her perspectives on the impact of LC-FAODs.

This activity is part one of a two-part Burst CME series. Click here to visit the companion Burst CME activity.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc.

Instructions for This Activity and Receiving Credit

  • You will need to log in to participate in the activity.
  • Each presentation may contain an interactive question(s). You may move forward through the presentation; however, you may not go back to change answers or review audio content until you finish the presentation.
  • At the end of the activity, “Educational Content/Audio” will be available for your reference.
  • In order to receive a CME/CE Certificate, you must complete the activity.
  • Complete the Posttest and Evaluation, and then click on “Request for Credit.” You may immediately download a CME/CE Certificate upon completion of these steps.

Target Audience

This educational activity is directed toward pediatricians, primary care providers, endocrinologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and additional health care professionals involved in the care of patients with metabolic disorders.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this educational activity, you should be better prepared to:

  • Understand the mechanisms of disease for FAODs
  • Recognize key clinical signs and symptoms of FAODs

Faculty, Staff, and Planners’ Disclosures


Barbara K. Burton
Barbara K. Burton, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Attending Physician, Division of Genetics, Birth Defects and Metabolism
Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago
Chicago, IL

Disclosures: Grant/Research Support: Ultragenyx, Reneo; Consultant: Ultragenyx, Reneo.

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Off-Label Disclosure and Disclaimer

This CME/CE activity may or may not discuss investigational, unapproved, or off-label use of drugs. Participants are advised to consult prescribing information for any products discussed. The information provided in this CME/CE activity is for continuing medical and nursing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent clinical judgment of a physician and nurse relative to diagnostic or treatment options for a specific patient’s medical condition.

The opinions expressed in the content are solely those of the individual faculty members and do not reflect those of PER® or the company that provided commercial support.

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