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Course Director

Steven D. Freedman, MD, PhD
Steven D. Freedman, MD, PhD

Harvard Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Accredited by

University of Cincinnati

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:0.25 Credits
Release Date:2016-Jul-12
Expiration Date:2017-Jul-11
Estimated Time for Completion:15 minutes
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free of Charge

Activity Description and Educational Objectives

In this activity, an expert in exocrine pancreatic insufficiency discusses practical strategies for optimizing pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy and nutrition in patients with cystic fibrosis.

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

  • Implement best practices for optimal pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy (PERT) for exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in patients with cystic fibrosis
  • Discuss barriers to optimal nutrition and adherence to PERT in patients with cystic fibrosis

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of gastroenterologists and other clinicians involved in the care of patients with exocrine pancreatic insufficiency due to cystic fibrosis.

Requirements for Successful Completion

In order to receive credit, participants must view the activity and complete the post-test and evaluation form. There are no pre-requisites and there is no fee to participate in this activity or to receive CME credit. Statements of Credit are awarded upon successful completion of the post-test and evaluation form.

Media: Enduring Material
Release and Expiration Dates: July 12, 2016 - July 11, 2017
Time to Complete: 15 minutes

Faculty & Disclosure / Conflict of Interest Policy

In accordance with ACCME requirements, the University of Cincinnati has a conflict of interest policy that requires faculty to disclose relevant financial relationships related to the content of their presentations/materials. Any potential conflicts are resolved so that presentations are evidence-based and scientifically balanced.

Course Director

Steven D. Freedman, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Chief, Division of Translational Research
Director, The Pancreas Center
Boston, Massachusetts

Steven D. Freedman, MD, PhD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant for Akcea Therapeutics and Catabasis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Grant/Research Support from Abbott and National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Advisory Board for Alcresta and Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated.
Other Financial or Material Support from Dr. Steven D. Freedman serves as a Board Member of HCRI and Forsyth Dental Institute.

CME Accreditation

Susan P. Tyler, MEd, CMP, CHCP
Director, Continuing Medical Education
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio

Susan P. Tyler, MEd, CMP, CHCP, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

CME Reviewer

Rick Ricer, MD
Adjunct Professor of Family Medicine
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio

Rick Ricer, MD, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Medical Director

Chris Washburn, PhD
PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education

Chris Washburn, PhD, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Providership, Credit & Support

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Cincinnati and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education. The University of Cincinnati is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Cincinnati designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Providership

This CME activity is jointly provided by the University of Cincinnati and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education.

Support

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

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

The faculty of this educational activity may include discussions of products or devices that are not currently labeled for use by the FDA. Faculty members have been advised to disclose to the audience any reference to an unlabeled or investigational use.

No endorsement of unapproved products or uses is made or implied by coverage of these products or uses in our reports. No responsibility is taken for errors or omissions in reports.

Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications and warnings.

The materials presented here are used with the permission of the authors and/or other sources. These materials do not necessarily reflect the views of PeerView Press or any of its partners, providers, and/or supporters.

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