Accreditation/Credit Designation

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #16669, for 1.5 Contact Hours.

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline.

Provider and Caregiver Connection™: Patient Perspectives in EGPA: Perfecting the Differential Diagnosis

Release Date: January 30, 2020
Expiration Date: January 30, 2021
Media: Internet - based

Activity Overview

Provider and Caregiver Connection™: Patient Perspectives in Eosinophil Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis is an online activity featuring a clinical discussion of the latest advances in caring for patients diagnosed with eosinophil granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA), which is complemented by commentary from a patient diagnosed with this disease who shares perspectives and personal experiences. By participating in this activity, you will gain knowledge of the most recent clinical advances in EGPA therapies, including information regarding the diagnosis, treatment, and management strategies for patients diagnosed with this disease, and have a unique opportunity to learn about a patient’s journey with EGPA.

Benefits of Participating

By participating in this activity, you will:

  • Be better able to identify manifestations of EGPA
  • Learn about new and interesting data from clinical trials
  • Listen to a patient discuss their personal journey with EGPA
  • Continue to provide the best care for your patients

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline.

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 video files/content until you finish the presentation.
  • At the end of the activity, “Educational Content/Videos” will be available for your reference.
  • In order to receive a CME/CE Certificate, you must complete the activity.
  • Complete the Posttest and the Evaluation, and then click on “Request for Credit.” You may immediately download a CME/CE Certificate upon completion of these steps.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for primary care physicians, rheumatologists, pulmonologists, and other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of patients with eosinophil granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA).

Learning Objectives

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

  • Evaluate recommendations for early assessment and diagnosis for patients with EGPA.
  • Discuss relevant patient insights and strategies to improve the collaborative care. approach for patients with EGPA.
  • Assess disease progression to properly screen for and diagnose EGPA.
  • Develop an individualized management plan for patients with EGPA.

Faculty, Staff, and Planners’ Disclosures

Faculty

Michael E. Wechsler
Michael E. Wechsler, MD
Professor of Medicine
Director, Asthma Program
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Department of Medicine
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

Disclosures: Grant Research Support: AstraZeneca, Sanofi, Regeneron, Teva; Consultant: AstraZeneca, Equillium, GSK, Novartis, Regeneron, Sanofi, Teva.

Robin M. Lingg LaGrone
Robin M. Lingg LaGrone, RN, BSN
Registered Nurse
Department of Pulmonology
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

Disclosures: no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Anne Tournay, MD (patient interviewee)

Disclosures: no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

The staff of Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC (PER®) have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Disclosure Policy and Resolution of Conflicts of Interest (COI)

As a sponsor accredited by the ACCME, it is the policy of PER® to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its CME/CE activities. In compliance with ACCME guidelines, PER® requires everyone who is in a position to control the content of a CME/CE activity to disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. The ACCME defines “relevant financial relationships” as financial relationships in any amount occurring within the past 12 months that creates a COI.

Additionally, PER® is required by ACCME to resolve all COI. PER® has identified and resolved all COI prior to the start of this activity by using a multistep process.

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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