Course Director

Leonard Calabrese
Leonard Calabrese, DO

Department of Rheumatic & Immunologic Diseases
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH


Peter E. Lipsky, MD

Former Chief, Autoimmunity Branch
National Institute of Arthritis & Musculoskeletal & Skin Diseases
Bethesda, MD

Brian Mandell, MD, PhD

Chairman, Department of Medicine
Education Institute
Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Robert Terkeltaub
Robert Terkeltaub, MD

University of California San Diego
VA Medical Center
San Diego, California

Accredited by

Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education

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Course Description

Learning Objectives
1. Discuss the role of MSU crystals in the activation and dysregulation of inflammasome function in the pathogenesis of gout.
2. Review the criteria for confirming the diagnosis of gout.
3. Summarize the current guidelines for the management of chronic gout.
4. Evaluate the therapeutic targets in a treat to target approach of gout.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.25 Credits
Release Date:2016-Aug-24
Expiration Date:2017-Aug-24
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour 15 minutes
Registration Required:No

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