Leveraging the Pathogenesis of Rheumatoid Arthritis for Targeting Inflammatory Cytokines to Optimize Patient Outcomes

 

 

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Tuesday, August 2, 2016

6:00 PM – 6:30 PM |Registration and buffet dinner
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM |CME presentation

Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay
1633 N Bayshore Drive
Miami, FL 33132
Meeting room: Salon E, Third Floor
Miami, FL 33132

PROGRAM FEATURES

2.0 CME CREDITS

FACULTY

Jeffrey Curtis, MD, MS, MPH
University of Alabama at Birmingham,
Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology
William J. Koopman Endowed Professor in Rheumatology and Immunology
Director, UAB Arthritis Clinical Intervention Program
Co-Director, UAB Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics (CERTS)
Co-Director, UAB PharmacoEpidemiology and Economic Research (PEER) Group
Birmingham, AL

Jeffrey L. Kaine, MD
Director, Sarasota Arthritis Research Center
Sarasota, FL

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:
– Apply guideline-based recommendations to the practice setting for patients with RA
– Review sequential treatment of their patient with active RA after MTX failure or intolerance
– Describe criteria that enhance communication and patient engagement
– Discuss the pathogenesis and risk of cardiovascular disease in patients with RA and the
co-management of both conditions
– Describe the integration of patients’ perspective and goals into their RA management plan to optimize overall outcomes

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of rheumatologists, nurses, and allied healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with rheumatoid arthritis.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the live activity.

NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Awarded 2.0 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs. Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care for patients with RA Credits: 2.0 ANCC Contact Hour(s)

DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Med Learning Group must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors, staff and planning committee members participating in a MLG-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.

DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE

Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.

DISCLAIMER

Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based. This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to utilize this information to enhance their professional development in an effort to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use. For CME questions, please contact: Med Learning Group at info@medlearninggroup.com. Contact this CME provider at Med Learning Group for privacy and confidentiality policy statement information at www.medlearninggroup.com/privacy-policy/

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (i.e. physical, dietary, etc.) Please contact Med Learning Group prior to the live event at info@medlearninggroup.com

Feel free to pass this invitation on to your physicians, fellows, physician assistants, nurses, pharmacists, healthcare practitioners, and any other colleagues that you believe would be interested in attending this free CME/CNE program.

 

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