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Course Director

Steven D. Nathan, MD
Steven D. Nathan, MD

Inova Fairfax Hospital
Virginia Commonwealth University-Inova Fairfax Campus
Falls Church, Virginia

Faculty

David A. Lynch
David A. Lynch, MB

National Jewish Health
Denver, Colorado

Paul W. Noble
Paul W. Noble, MD

Women's Guild Lung Institute
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

Accredited by

Medical Learning Institute, Inc.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:2.0 Credits
Release Date:2017-Jul-18
Expiration Date:2018-Jul-17
Estimated Time for Completion:120 minutes
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free of charge

Activity Description & Educational Objectives

This activity combines focused interpretations of the latest clinical data and consensus guidelines by top experts in the field with engaging discussions about clinical challenges, real-world patient scenarios, and strategies to improve the management of IPF and disease-associated comorbidities.

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Implement evidence-based strategies for IPF diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring disease progression
  • Apply methods to improve shared decision-making with respect to personalized treatment selection and management of disease progression
  • Educate patients on treatment expectations and approaches to mitigate adverse events for improved adherence and quality of life

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of pulmonologists and other clinicians involved in the diagnosis and management of IPF.

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: July 18, 2017 - July 17, 2018
Time to Complete: 120 minutes

Faculty & 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 and Moderator

Steven D. Nathan, MD
Medical Director
Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program
Inova Fairfax Hospital
Professor of Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University-Inova Fairfax Campus
Falls Church, Virginia

Steven D. Nathan, MD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant for F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd/Genentech, Inc. and Gilead.
Grant/Research Support from Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH; F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd/Genentech, Inc.; and Gilead.

Steven D. Nathan, MD, does not intend to discuss any non-FDA-approved or investigational use of any products/devices.

Faculty

David A. Lynch, MB
Professor
Department of Radiology
National Jewish Health
Denver, Colorado

David A. Lynch, MB, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH.; Genentech, Inc.; Gilead; InterMune, Inc.; PAREXEL International Corporation; and Veracyte, Inc.
Grant/Research Support from National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) and Siemens Industry, Inc.
Advisory Board for Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH.

David A. Lynch, MB, does not intend to discuss any non-FDA-approved or investigational use of any products/devices.

Paul W. Noble, MD
Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine
Director, Women’s Guild Lung Institute
Vera and Paul Guerin Family Distinguished Chair in Pulmonary Medicine
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

Paul W. Noble, MD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Speakers Bureau participant with Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH and Genentech, Inc.

Paul W. Noble, MD, does not intend to discuss any non-FDA-approved or investigational use of any products/devices.

CME Reviewer

Matthew A. Goodman, MD
Attending Physician Internal Medicine
Abington Jefferson Health
Maple Glen, Pennsylvania

Matthew A. Goodman, 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 & 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 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. 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.

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.

Copyright © 2000-2017, PeerView Press

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