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 educational grant from CSL Behring.

Provider and Caregiver Connection™: Optimizing Quality of Life in Hereditary Angioedema – Understanding the Patient's Perspective

Release Date: August 31, 2020
Expiration Date: August 31, 2021

Activity Overview

This video and text-based program is designed for health care professionals to explore the diagnosis and treatment of hereditary angioedema (HAE) through a unique perspective, putting the patient voice front and center. A patient will lend their expertise to this program by sharing their journey with HAE, from the impact on her quality of life to treatment successes. Expert faculty will focus on opportunities for earlier diagnosis of HAE, disease burden, and the efficacy and safety of therapies recommended for acute swelling attacks as well as short- and long-term prophylaxis.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by educational grant from CSL Behring.

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 online educational activity is directed toward primary care physicians, clinical immunologists, emergency care specialists, OB/GYN physicians, allergists, dermatologists, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and other health care professionals involved in the treatment of patients with HAE.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify different HAE phenotypes and affected patient populations
  • Review the diagnostic evaluation of patients with HAE and differentiating features from similarly presenting illnesses
  • Discuss the patient burden of HAE and impact on health-related quality of life
  • Analyze efficacy and safety of current and emerging therapies

Faculty, Staff, and Planners’ Disclosures

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

Faculty

Marc Riedl, MD, MS
Marc Riedl, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine
Clinical Director, US HAEA Angioedema Center
Division of Rheumatology, Allergy & Immunology
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, California

Disclosures:Grant/Research Support: BioCryst, CSL Behring, Ionis, Shire/Takeda; Consultant: Adverum, Attune, BioCryst, BioMarin, CSL Behring, Ionis, KalVista, Pfizer, Pharming, Pharvaris, REGENXBIO, Shire/Takeda; Speakers Bureau: CSL Behring, Pharming, Shire/Takeda.

William R. Lumry, MD
William R. Lumry, MD
Clinical Professor of Internal Medicine
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Medical Director, AARA Research Center
Private Practice
Allergy and Asthma Specialists of Dallas
Dallas, Texas

Disclosures:Board Membership: US Hereditary Angioedema Association Medical Advisory Board; Consultant Arrangements: BioCryst, CSL Behring, KalVista, Pharming, Shire/Takeda; Grants/Research Support: BioCryst, CSL Behring, Ionis, Shire/Takeda; Speakers Bureau: CSL Behring, Pharming, Shire/Takeda.

The staff of 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 healthcare 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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