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Integrating Emerging Evidence To Improve Recognition, Diagnosis, Early Intervention, And Long-Term Management Of Progressive Fibrosing Interstitial Lung Disease

Integrating Emerging Evidence To Improve Recognition, Diagnosis, Early Intervention, And Long-Term Management Of Progressive Fibrosing Interstitial Lung Disease

Format

Interactive Monograph

Time to Complete

1 hour

Released

November 30, 2018

Expires

November 30, 2019
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Maximum Credits

1.00 / AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM

Accredited Provider



This activity is provided by Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC.

Commercial Supporter

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Program Description

Interstitial lung disease is progressive and severely debilitating. Clinicians need to understand the signs and symptoms of ILD and be able to distinguish among different types, particularly those associated with a progressive phenotype, including inflammatory connective-tissue diseases (eg, rheumatoid arthritis) and chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis, as well as unclassified ILD to better diagnose, monitor, and manage disease and maintain quality of life. The goal of this activity is to improve recognition and diagnosis of ILD with a progressive phenotype, and to improve management of these patients through integration of traditional and newer therapy options into routine practice.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Progressive Fibrosing Interstitial Lung Disease Concept
Chapter 2: Diagnosis of Progressive Fibrosing ILD
Chapter 3: Patient Case
Chapter 4: Clinical Management

Intended Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of pulmonologists, radiologists, and pathologists. It may also be of benefit to primary care physicians, PAs, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, fellows, residents, and other healthcare professionals interested in the management of interstitial lung disease (ILD).

Educational Objectives

Upon proper completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Identify diseases most commonly associated with interstitial lung disease with a progressive lung disease phenotype that necessitate monitoring for lung involvement.
  • Interpret presenting signs and symptoms to diagnose interstitial lung disease with a progressive lung disease phenotype.
  • Assess the implications of recent and ongoing clinical research for the treatment of interstitial lung disease with progressive phenotype.

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Faculty

In accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education requirements on disclosure, faculty and contributors are asked to disclose any relationships with commercial interests associated with the area of medicine featured in the activity. These relationships are described below.

Kevin R. Flaherty, MD, MS, FCCP
Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Dr. Flaherty discloses the following:
Grant/Research Support: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc; Genentech, Inc./Roche
Retained Consultant: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc; Genentech, Inc./Roche; Veracyte, Inc.

Lisa H. Lancaster, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Interstitial Lung Disease Program
Division of Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN

Dr. Lancaster discloses the following:
Grant/Research Support: Bellerophon Therapeutics; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc; Celgene Corporation; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation
Retained Consultant: Bellerophon Therapeutics
Speakers Bureau: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc; Genentech, Inc.

Accredited Provider Disclosure

Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC, staff members have no financial relationships to disclose.

Independent peer reviewer has no financial relationships to disclose.

Independent fellow reviewer has no financial relationships to disclose.

Credit

1.00

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accreditation Statement

Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Paradigm Medical Communications, LLC, designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM  .  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PA Continuing Education

PAs may claim a maximum of 1.00 Category 1 credits for completing this activity. NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM   from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

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