A Virtual Reality View Gonadotropin-releasing Hormone-based Therapies for the Treatment of Endometriosis-related Pain

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FACULTY

Hugh Taylor, MD
Anita O’Keeffe Young Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology
Chair of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences
Yale School of Medicine
Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yale-New Haven Hospital
New Haven, CT

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

In this online activity, we will take an in-depth look at therapeutic options for patients with endometriosis-related pain, as well as evidence-based guidelines for treatment. We will cover several patient-related aspects of care, such as considerations based on age, severity, treatment preference, and comorbidities. Finally, we will focus on findings from clinical trials of GnRH-based therapies for endometriosis pain.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of US-based obstetricians/gynecologists and other healthcare professionals involved in the diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Discuss the established therapeutic options for patients with endometriosis-related pain and their place in evidence-based management guidelines
  • Discuss the impact of patient-related factors, such as age, disease severity, treatment preferences, and comorbidities, on treatment decision making in the management of endometriosis-related pain
  • Describe safety and efficacy findings from clinical trials of GnRH-based therapeutic options for the treatment of patients with endometriosis-related pain

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 online activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent for their participation in the online activity.

NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with endometriosis. Credits: 1.25 ANCC Contact Hours.

CNE ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

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 CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

Hugh Taylor, MD is a consultant for AbbVie, Bayer, and Obseva. Dr. Taylor is Chief Medical Officer for DotLab.

CME Content Review
The content of this activity was independently peer-reviewed.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.

CNE Content Review
The content of this activity was independently peer reviewed.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.

The staff, planners, and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME/CE activity:
Matthew Frese, MBA, General Manager of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Christina Gallo, SVP, Educational Development for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Ana Maria Albino, Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Chris Drury, Medical Services for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Welch, MA, VP, Accreditation and Outcomes, has nothing to disclose.

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.

During the course of this lecture, the faculty may mention the use of medications for both FDA-approved and non-approved indications.

METHOD OF PARTICIPATION

There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this online activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:
1. Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
2. Participate in the enduring activity.
3. Submit the evaluation form to Med Learning Group.

You will receive your certificate as a downloadable file.

DISCLAIMER

Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are science-based.
This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to use 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.

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RELEASE DATE: May 15, 2019

EXPIRATION DATE: May 15, 2020

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