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Praveen Akuthota, MD
Praveen Akuthota, MD

University of California San Diego
La Jolla, California

Accredited by

Purdue University College of Pharmacy

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.0 Credits
Release Date:2020-Feb-18
Expiration Date:2022-Feb-17
Estimated Time for Completion:60 minutes
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free of Charge

Activity Description and Educational Objectives

In this activity, an eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA) expert offers expert insight to help physicians achieve a greater understanding into the recognition, diagnosis, and management of EGPA, including the latest clinical evidence with respect to novel and emerging therapies.

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
  • Review the pathophysiology of EGPA and its correlation to the discovery of novel therapeutic targets
  • Use evidence-based criteria to diagnose and differentiate EGPA from other eosinophilic disorders
  • Select therapies for patients with EGPA based on the latest clinical data as part of an individualized treatment plan
  • Discuss the importance of the multidisciplinary team in the management of patients with EGPA

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of pulmonologists, allergy & immunology specialists, rheumatologists, and other clinicians involved in the management of patients with eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis.

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: February 18, 2020 - February 17, 2021
Time to Complete: 60 minutes

Faculty and Disclosure / Conflict of Interest Policy

All faculty AND staff involved in the planning, review or presentation of continuing education activities provided by Purdue University College of Pharmacy are required to disclose to the audience any relevant commercial financial affiliations related to the content of the presentation or enduring material. Full disclosure of all commercial relationships must be made in writing to the audience prior to the activity.

Chair

Praveen Akuthota, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of California San Diego
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
La Jolla, California

Praveen Akuthota, MD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant and/or Advisor for AstraZeneca.
Grant/Research Support from AstraZeneca; GlaxoSmithKline; and National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Honoraria from AKH Inc.; AstraZeneca; Projects In Knowledge; and Sharp HealthCare.
Other Financial or Material Support from UpToDate in the form of Royalties. Serves on the CHEST Editorial Board.

Medical Director

Mary Grecco
PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education

Mary Grecco has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

All additional planning committee members and reviewers, PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education, Inc. staff, and Purdue University College of Pharmacy staff have no relationships to disclose.

Providership, Credit, and 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 Purdue University College of Pharmacy and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education. Purdue University College of Pharmacy, an equal access/equal opportunity institution, is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Purdue University College of Pharmacy designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Providership


This CME activity is jointly provided by Purdue University College of Pharmacy 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

PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education, and Purdue University College of Pharmacy are responsible for the selection of this activity's topics, the preparation of editorial content, and the distribution of this activity. The preparation of PeerView activities is supported by educational grants subject to written agreements that clearly stipulate and enforce the editorial independence of PVI and Purdue University College of Pharmacy. Our activities may contain references to unapproved products or uses of these products in certain jurisdictions. For approved prescribing information, please consult the manufacturer's product labeling. No endorsement of unapproved products or uses is made or implied by coverage of these products or uses in our activities. No responsibility is taken for errors or omissions in activities.

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