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Course Directors

Leonard Calabrese
Leonard Calabrese, DO

Department of Rheumatic & Immunologic Diseases
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Rula Hajj-Ali, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Department of Rheumatologic and Immunologic Diseases
Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Carol Langford
Carol Langford, MD, MHS

Associate Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Director, Center for Vasculitis Care and Research
Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases
Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute
Cleveland, OH

Faculty

Tiffany Clark, CNP

Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases
Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Anthony Fernandez
Anthony Fernandez, MD, PhD

Director of Medical Dermatology
Department of Dermatology
Department of Anatomic Pathology
Dermatology and Plastic Surgery Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Ulrich Specks, MD

Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Rochester, MN

W. H. Wilson Tang, MD

Director, Cardiomyopathy Program
Research Director, Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation Medicine
Miller Family Heart and Vascular Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Alexandra Villa-Forte
Alexandra Villa-Forte, MD, MPH

Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Kenneth J. Warrington, MD

Chair, Division of Rheumatology
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic College of Medicine
Rochester, MN

Michael E. Wechsler
Michael E. Wechsler, MD, MMSc

Director, Asthma Program
Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary,
Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Department of Medicine
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

Accredited by

Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education

Course Description

Learning Objectives
1. Recognize the signs and symptoms of systemic vasculitic diseases in patients presenting with immunologic-associated conditions.
2. Summarize efficacy and side effect data on use of conventional immunosuppressive agents to treat systemic vasculitis.
3. Critically appraise the efficacy and side effect profiles, indications, and patient selection criteria for biologics in patients with systemic vasculitis.
4. Provide an analytical review of the presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of CNS vasculitis.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2017-Aug-23
Expiration Date:2019-Aug-23
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free

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