A 3-Dimensional View of Recent Advances in Personalized Treatment for the Management of Uncontrolled Asthma

 

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018

5:15 AM – 5:45 AM Breakfast/Registration
5:45 AM – 7:15 AM CME Presentation

San Antonio Marriott Rivercenter
101 Bowie St.
San Antonio, TX
Meeting Room: SALON “CDE”

Features

  • Create your own Personalized Poster
  • Interactive, case-based learning environment
  • 3D videos and glasses for all attendees

Faculty

Monica Kraft, M.D.
Robert and Irene Flinn Professor of Medicine
Chair, Department of Medicine
University of Arizona Health Sciences Center
Tucson, AZ

Michael E. Wechsler, MD, MMSc
Director, Asthma Program
Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO

Learning Objectives

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

  • Discuss the molecular biology underlying the inflammation of asthma and associated therapeutic targets
  • Assess patients’ level of control, severity of disease, and exacerbation risk in the management of asthma
  • Describe the clinical trial data of current and emerging antibody targeted therapies and potential biomarkers for patients with moderate-to-severe asthma

Target Audience

This CME initiative is designed to meet the educational needs of pulmonologists, allergists, immunologists and primary care physicians who are involved in the healthcare of patients with severe asthma.

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 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 care of patients with Eosinophilic Asthma.

Credits:

1.50 ANCC Contact Hour(s)

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 1.50 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.

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.

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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