Addressing Management Challenges Posed by Patients with Severe Uncontrolled Asthma in Clinical Practice: A Situation Room for Pulmonologists and Otolaryngologists
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Mario Castro, MD, MPH
Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Vice Chair for Clinical and Translational Research
Director of the Rainbow Clinical Trials Science Unit,
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Kansas City, Kansas
This online activity is focused on the team involved in the management of patients with asthma.
This CME initiative is designed to meet the educational needs of pulmonologists, allergists, immunologists, and otolaryngologists involved in the health care of patients with severe uncontrolled asthma.
Upon completion of the CE activity, learners should be better able to:
- Review asthma phenotypes and their role in the development of targeted treatments for severe uncontrolled asthma
- Assess evidence regarding the use of phenotype- or endotype-specific biomarkers for diagnosing, classifying, and controlling asthma
- Apply evidence-based guidance, clinical profiles of current treatments, and patient-specific factors to individualize treatment plans for patients with severe uncontrolled asthma
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CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
Med Learning Group designates this online activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the enduring activity.
NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION
This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the treatment and management of patients with uncontrolled asthma.
CNE Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.
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. Awarded 1.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education for RNs and APNs.
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DISCLOSURE OF FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS
Mario Castro, MD has received royalties from Elsevier. Dr. Castro has received consulting fees from Genentech, Teva, Novartis, Sanofi-Aventis, Theravance, and VIDA. Dr. Castro discloses that he is on the speakers’ bureaus for AstraZeneca, Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline, Regeneron and Sanofi-Aventis. Dr. Castro has received contracted research from AstraZeneca, Chiesi, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis and Sanofi-Aventis.
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The content of this activity was peer-reviewed by a nurse reviewer.
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RELEASE DATE: February 28, 2020
EXPIRATION DATE: February 28, 2021
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