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Course Director

Michelle A Petri, MD, MPH
Michelle A Petri, MD, MPH

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Accredited by

University of Cincinnati

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.0 Credits
Release Date:2018-Jun-12
Expiration Date:2019-Jun-11
Estimated Time for Completion:60 minutes
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free of charge

Activity Description and Educational Objectives

In this activity, Dr. Michelle Petri discusses strategies to improve the diagnosis and management of systemic lupus erythematosus in the primary care setting.

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
  • Diagnose systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) based upon recognition of characteristic clinical manifestations in the setting of supportive serologic studies, after excluding alternative diagnoses
  • Outline nonpharmacologic measures and other medical interventions that are important in the comprehensive management of SLE
  • Describe current approaches to drug therapy in SLE, recognizing that treatment is highly individualized and depends on the predominant symptoms, organ involvement, response to previous therapy, and disease activity and severity
  • Collaborate with SLE patients and other care providers (eg, rheumatologists) to monitor disease activity and therapy, as well as improve treatment adherence, quality of life, and survival outcomes

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of primary care physicians and other clinicians involved in identifying and managing patients with systemic lupus erythematosus.

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: June 12, 2018 - June 11, 2019
Time to Complete: 60 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

Michelle A Petri, MD, MPH
Professor
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Michelle A Petri, MD, MPH, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant for Amgen Inc.; Bristol-Myers Squibb; Eli Lilly and Company; Inova Diagnostics; Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; and Quintiles Pharma Inc.
Grant/Research Support from AstraZeneca; Exagen Diagnostics, Inc.; and GlaxoSmithKline.
Other Financial or Material Support from Data Monitoring Board for EMD Serono, Inc. and Merck & Co., Inc.

CME Reviewer

Bruce C. Gebhardt, MD
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Cincinnati, Ohio

Bruce C. Gebhardt, MD, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

CME Accreditation

Jennifer Holzberger, BS
Program Coordinator, Continuing Medical Education
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio

Jennifer Holzberger, BS, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

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.

Medical Director

Kathryn B. Charalambous, PhD
PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education

Kathryn B. Charalambous, 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 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. 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 educational activity is supported by an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline.

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. For approved prescribing information, please consult the manufacturer’s product labeling.

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 or any of its partners, providers, and/or supporters.

About This CME Activity

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