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 1.50 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 1.50 Contact Hours.

Acknowledgment of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AbbVie Inc.

Patient, Provider & Caregiver Connection™: Individualizing Endometriosis Care to Improve Patient Outcomes

Release Date: August 14, 2020
Expiration Date: August 14, 2021

Activity Overview

This video-based program is designed to help health care professionals explore the diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis through a unique perspective, putting the patient voice front and center. A patient and their caregiver will share their journey to obtaining a diagnosis and effective treatment. This online activity focuses on the challenges of diagnosing endometriosis, key symptoms in the clinical presentation, and the efficacy and safety of therapies recommended for individualized treatment.

Acknowledgement of Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from AbbVie Inc.
 

Instructions for This Activity and Receiving Credit

  1. Complete the activity (including pre- and post-activity assessments).
  2. Answer the evaluation questions.
  3. Request credit using the drop-down menu.

You may immediately download your certificate.


Target Audience

This program is intended for health care professionals who treat patients with endometriosis. OB/GYNs, primary care physicians, nurses, and physician assistants will be invited to participate in this program.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the prevalence and impact on QOL for undiagnosed endometriosis
  • Utilize a patient-centered approach to the clinical evaluation of endometriosis that encourages thorough discussion of pain symptoms and other QOL issues
  • Select an individualized plan of care, based on patient preferences and the latest information on medical and surgical therapies, to provides optimal endometriosis pain treatment
  • Assess the impact of adverse effects on QOL when selecting therapies for endometriosis pain

Faculty, Staff, and Planners’ Disclosures

In accordance with ACCME guidelines, PER® has identified and resolved all conflicts of interest for faculty, staff, and planners prior to the start of this activity by using a multistep process.
 

Faculty

Hugh Taylor, MD
Hugh Taylor, MD
Anita O’Keefe Young Professor and Chair
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Yale School of Medicine
Chief, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yale-New Haven Hospital
New Haven, CT

Disclosures: Consultant: AbbVie, ObsEva, DotLab (CMO)

Valerie A. Flores, MD
Valerie A. Flores, MD
Assistant Professor
Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Yale School of Medicine – Yale-New Haven Hospital
New Haven, CT

Disclosures: Other: Speaking Honorarium, AbbVie; Advisory Board, Ferring

Emma Friedman
Patient interviewee

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

Lauren Friedman
Caregiver interviewee

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

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

Off-Label Disclosure and Disclaimer

This activity may or may not discuss investigational, unapproved, or off-label use of drugs. Learners are advised to consult prescribing information for any products discussed. The information provided in this accredited activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent clinical judgment of a health care professional relative to diagnostic, treatment, or management 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 any company that provided commercial support for this activity.
 


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