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Kevin R. Flaherty, MD, MS
Kevin R. Flaherty, MD, MS

University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Accredited by

Medical Learning Institute, Inc.

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Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:0.5 Credits
Release Date:2018-Aug-13
Expiration Date:2019-Aug-12
Estimated Time for Completion:30 minutes
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free of charge

Activity Description and Educational Objectives

In this activity, an expert in pulmonology discusses the latest clinical advances in the recognition and management of progressive fibrosing interstitial lung disease.

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
  • Identify presenting signs and symptoms that may indicate the presence of progressive fibrosing interstitial lung disease (PF-ILD)
  • Distinguish idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis from other PF-ILDs according to evidence-based recommendations
  • Evaluate the efficacy and safety of current and emerging therapeutic options for PF-ILD

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of pulmonologists, radiologists, pathologists, and other clinicians involved in managing patients with interstitial lung disease.

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 70% 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: August 13, 2018 - August 12, 2019
Time to Complete: 30 minutes

Faculty and Disclosure / Conflict of Interest Policy

Before the activity, all faculty and anyone who is in a position to have control over the content of this activity and their spouse/life partner will disclose the existence of any financial interest and/or relationship(s) they might have with any commercial interest producing healthcare goods/services to be discussed during their presentation(s): honoraria, expenses, grants, consulting roles, speakers bureau membership, stock ownership, or other special relationships. Presenters will inform participants of any off-label discussions. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by Medical Learning Institute, Inc. for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.

The associates of Medical Learning Institute, Inc., the accredited provider for this activity, and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this CME activity during the past 12 months.

Course Director

Kevin R. Flaherty, MD, MS
Professor of Medicine
Department of Pulmonary & Critical Care
University of Michigan Health System
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Kevin R. Flaherty, MD, MS, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Celgene Corporation; F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd/Genentech, Inc.; sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC/Genzyme Corporation; and Veracyte, Inc.
Grant/Research Support from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd/Genentech, Inc (Funds to institution).
Kevin R. Flaherty, MD, MS, does not intend to discuss any non-FDA-approved or investigational use of any products/devices.

CME Reviewer

Howard J. Lee, MD

Howard J. Lee, MD, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Medical Director

Chris Washburn, PhD
PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education

Chris Washburn, PhD, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Disclaimer

The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. Recommendations for the use of particular therapeutic agents are based on the best available scientific evidence and current clinical guidelines. No bias towards or promotion for any agent discussed in this program should be inferred.

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 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.

Providership


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

Support

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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.

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