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Faculty

Bradley E. Chipps
Bradley E. Chipps, MD, FAAP, FACAAI, FAAAAI, FCCP

Vice President, American College of Allergy,
Asthma & Immunology
Medical Director, Capital Allergy & Respiratory
Disease Center Main
Sacramento, CA

Activity Details

Credit Type: AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Credit Amount: 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Release Date: September 27, 2016
Expiration Date: September 27, 2017
Estimated Time to Complete Activity: 1.0 hours
Registration Required: No
Fee for Activity: There is no fee for this educational activity.

Jointly Provided By

RMEI Medical Education, LLC and Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:

  1. Characterize the signs and symptoms, disease burden, and unmet medical needs of patients with severe and difficult-to-treat asthma
  2. Cite the mechanism of action as well as the safety and efficacy data for new and future biologic therapies for severe and difficult-to-treat asthma
  3. Identify the current biomarkers under investigation as well as the phenotypes and endotypes that would assist in appropriately selecting patients and utilizing precision therapy
  4. Appropriately manage patients with severe or difficult-to-treat asthma

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who specialize in allergy/immunology and pulmonology.

Media

Internet

Conflict of Interest Policy / Disclosure Statement

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

  • Bradley E. Chipps, MD, FAAP, FACAAI, FAAAAI, FCCP, has affiliations with AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Genentech, Meda, Merck, Novartis (Consulting Fees); AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Genentech, Meda, Merck, Novartis (Fees for Non-CME/CE Services Received Directly from a Commercial Interest or their Agents).

RMEI Medical Education, LLC 

  • Jacqui Brooks, MBBCh, MRCPsych, has no affiliations with commercial interests to disclose.
  • Chelsey Goins, PhD, has no affiliations with commercial interests to disclose.
  • Nora Hartley has no affiliations with commercial interests relative to the content to disclose.

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine

The following PIM planners and managers, Judi Smelker-Mitchek, RN, BSN, Trace Hutchison, PharmD, Samantha Mattiucci, PharmD, CHCP, and Jan Schultz, MSN, RN, CHCP, hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.

Accreditation Statement

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 Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and RMEI Medical Education, LLC. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation of Credit

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Instructions for Receiving Credit

By reviewing the course content and successfully completing the post-test and evaluation, physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants are entitled to receive up to 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. A statement of credit will be available to print from your user history page. Users must:

  • Read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures.
  • Participate in the activity.
  • Complete the activity evaluation.

Physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who successfully complete the post-test and evaluation will receive CME credit. You must score 75% or higher on the post-test to receive credit for this activity. All other participants who successfully complete the post-test and evaluation will receive a certificate of participation.

Statement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an independent medical educational grant from Sanofi US and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

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