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Course Director

Jonathan G. Goldin, MD, PhD
Jonathan G. Goldin, MD, PhD

UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica
Santa Monica, California

Faculty

David J. Lederer
David J. Lederer, MD, MS

Columbia University Medical Center
New York, New York

Accredited by

Medical Learning Institute, Inc.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.0 Credits
Release Date:2018-Jun-11
Estimated Time for Completion:60 minutes
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free of Charge

Activity Description and Educational Objectives

In this activity, based on a recent live symposium held at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Roentgen Ray Society, experts in radiology and pulmonology share tips and tricks for differentiating usual interstitial pneumonia from other idiopathic interstitial pneumonias, discuss illustrative cases to detail best practices for accurate interpretation of HRCT imaging, and analyze the latest evidence on the monitoring of treatment response.

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

  • Interpret radiographic patterns on high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) to differentially diagnose interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) including idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)
  • Discuss collaborative approaches as part of a multidisciplinary team to diagnosing ILD/IPF early and accurately, particularly in the absence of conclusive HRCT
  • Employ the latest evidence-based guidelines and strategies to diagnose and differentiate ILD/IPF
  • Assess the most recent clinical data on currently available and emerging therapies for ILD/IPF and the use of HRCT to evaluate treatment response

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of radiologists and other clinicians involved in the management of interstitial lung diseases.

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: June 11, 2018 - June 10, 2019
Time to Complete: 60 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.

Co-Course Directors

Jonathan G. Goldin, MD, PhD
Professor of Radiology, Medicine and Biomedical Physics
Executive Vice Chairman, Department of Radiological Sciences at UCLA Health
Chief of Radiology of Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center
Co-Director of Computer Vision and Imaging Biomarkers Program UCLA
Santa Monica, California

Jonathan G. Goldin, MD, PhD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Other Financial or Material Support from Founder of MedQIA LLC.
Jonathan G. Goldin, MD, PhD, does not intend to discuss any non-FDA-approved or investigational use of any products/devices.

David J. Lederer, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
Co-Director, Interstitial Lung Disease Program
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, New York

David J. Lederer, MD, MS, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant for Galapagos and Veracyte, Inc.
Advisory Board for FibroGen, Inc.; Global Blood Therapeutics Inc.; and Sanofi Genzyme.
Other Financial or Material Support from Veracyte, Inc. for adjudication committee. Steering committee for F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd./Genentech, Inc. and Global Blood Therapeutics Inc.
David J. Lederer, MD, MS, does not intend to discuss any non-FDA-approved or investigational use of any products/devices.

CME Reviewer

William J. Wong, MD
vRad
Eden Prairie, MN

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

Medical Directors

Chris Washburn, PhD
PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education

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

Mary Mihalovic
PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education

Mary Mihalovic 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 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 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

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