The Changing Landscape of Axial Spondyloarthritis: Current and Emerging Agents for Individualized Treatment

 

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Wednesday, April 15, 2020

5:30 – 6:00 PM: Registration/Dinner
6:00 – 7:30 PM: Scientific Session

Venue TBD
San Francisco, CA

FEATURES

– Virtual Reality headsets provided to all attendees for viewing this presentation only
– Interactive, case-based learning environment
– Create your own personalized poster
– iPads provided to enhance learning experience and enable real-time Q&A

FACULTY

Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
R.J. Fasenmyer Chair of Clinical Immunology
Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases
Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Neal S. Birnbaum, MD
Director, Division of Rheumatology
California Pacific Medical Center
San Francisco, CA

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

  • Examine the specific domains of AxSpA and their relationship to quality of life
  • Review current and emerging therapies used for AxSpA
  • Evaluate the IL-17/23 axis and its relationship to the pathophysiology of AxSpA
  • Compare outcomes measures used in clinical trials versus those that may be more practical for use in clinical practice

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity is intended for rheumatologists and other healthcare professionals involved in the management of patients with axial spondyloarthritis.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

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

This CME activity is planned and produced in accordance with ACCME Essentials.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 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

Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the long-term treatment and management of patients with axial spondyloarthritis..

CNE Credits:1.5 ANCC Contact Hour(s)

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