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Course Director

Linda Rogers, MD
Linda Rogers, MD

Mount Sinai National Jewish Health Respiratory Institute
New York, New York

Accredited by

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:0.5 Credits
Release Date:2016-Dec-20
Expiration Date:2017-Dec-19
Estimated Time for Completion:30 minutes
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free of Charge

Activity Description and Educational Objectives

In this activity, a prominent expert in pulmonology discusses the diagnosis and management of patients with eosinophilic asthma.

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
  • Identify the pathogenesis of eosinophilic asthma, including the role of eosinophils and interleukins
  • Discuss key data sets on the efficacy and safety of targeted biologic treatments when managing patients with eosinophilic asthma
  • Employ approaches to identify patients with eosinophilic asthma who may benefit from novel biologic treatments
  • Apply effective strategies to communicate with eosinophilic asthma patients regarding their disease, efficacy and safety of treatment options, and management goals

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of allergists, immunologists, pulmonologists, and other clinicians involved in the management of patients with eosinophilic asthma.

Requirements for Successful Completion

In order to receive credit, participants must view the activity and complete the post-test and evaluation form. A score of 80% or higher is needed to obtain CME credit. 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: December 20, 2016 - December 19, 2017
Time to Complete: 30 minutes

Faculty & Disclosure / Conflict of Interest Policy

It is the policy of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to ensure objectivity, balance, independence, transparency, and scientific rigor in all CME-sponsored educational activities. All faculty participating in the planning or implementation of a sponsored activity are expected to disclose to the audience any relevant financial relationships and to assist in resolving any conflict of interest that may arise from the relationship. Presenters must also make a meaningful disclosure to the audience of their discussions of unlabeled or unapproved drugs or devices. This information will be available as part of the course materials.

Course Director

Linda Rogers, MD
Clinical Director, Adult Asthma Program
Mount Sinai National Jewish Health Respiratory Institute
New York, New York

Linda Rogers, MD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Grant/Research Support from GlaxoSmithKline; MedImmune; and sanofi-aventis.

CME Reviewer

Sonali Bose, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary
Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, New York

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

Medical Director

Kate Nelson, PhD
PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education

Kate Nelson, 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 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education. Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. 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 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education.

This activity was developed in collaboration with the American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders (APFED). To access additional educational materials about eosinophilic asthma, please visit the APFED website at https://apfed.org/.

Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Teva Pharmaceuticals.

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.

Hardware/Software Requirements

Activities should be run with recent versions of common browsers, including Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Google Chrome.

Contact Information

For questions regarding the content of this activity, contact the accredited provider for this CME/CE activity at cme@mssm.edu. For technical assistance, contact PeerView Institute at info@peerviewpress.com.

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