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Kevin Winthrop, MD, MPH
Kevin Winthrop, MD, MPH

Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon

Accredited by

Medical Learning Institute, Inc.

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Activity Description

In this activity, an expert in pulmonology discusses diagnosing and treating patients with nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of infectious disease specialists, pulmonologists, and other clinicians involved in the management of patients with nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
  • Apply strategies to diagnose NTM-LD efficiently through rapid identification of risk factors and utilization of clinical, radiographic, and microbiologic criteria
  • Identify best practices in NTM-LD treatment, including airway clearance, medication optimization, susceptibility testing, repeated cultures, and duration of treatment
  • Select treatment for patients with NTM-LD based on ATS/IDSA guidelines, disease severity, patient needs/preferences, and the latest clinical evidence
  • Educate patients with NTM-LD effectively about their disease and managing treatment- related adverse events to promote adherence and improve quality of life and lung health outcomes

Providership, Credit, and Support


This CME activity is jointly provided by Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Insmed.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

ACCME 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 Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education. The Medical Learning Institute, Inc. is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical Learning Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty Disclosures

Chair
Kevin Winthrop, MD, MPH
Professor of Public Health, Infectious Diseases, and Ophthalmology
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, Oregon

Kevin Winthrop, MD, MPH, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant and/or Advisor for Horizon Therapeutics plc; Insmed; Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.; Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; RedHill Biopharma Ltd.; and Spero Therapeutics.
Grant/Research Support from Insmed.

Planning Committee Disclosures

The planners from Medical Learning Institute, Inc., the accredited provider, and PeerView Institute for Medical Education, the joint provider, do not have any financial relationships with an ACCME-defined commercial interest related to the content of this accredited activity during the past 12 months unless listed below.

Content/Peer Reviewer Disclosures

The following Content/Peer Reviewer has nothing to disclose:

Howard J. Lee, MD

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussions 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.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient's conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Method of Participation

There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for this accredited activity. For information on applicability and acceptance of continuing education credit for this activity, please consult your professional licensing board.

A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form and will be emailed to you upon completion. You will receive your certificate from email@email.peerviewpress.com. If you have questions regarding the receipt of your emailed certificate, please contact via email at info@PeerView.com.

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