Targeted Approaches to the Management of Moderate-to-Severe Asthma: Implications for Managed Care – An Innovative View

Thursday, April 15, 2021

6:30 PM – 7:30 PM ET

Please note this virtual program is 6:30PM Eastern, 5:30PM Central, 4:30PM Mountain and 3:30PM Pacific.

Program Features

  • Whiteboard and 3D animations
  • Interactive, case-based learning environment
  • Create your own Personalized Poster

Faculty

Mario Castro, MD, MPH
Chief, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Vice Chair for Clinical and Translational Research
Director, Frontiers: University Kansas Clinical & Translational Science Institute
Director, Rainbow Clinical Trials Science Unit
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Kansas City, KS

Geoffrey C. Wall, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS
Professor of Clinical Sciences
Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Internal Medicine Clinical Pharmacist
Iowa Methodist Medical Center
Consulting Partner
Medical Intelligence Group, PLLC
Des Moines, IA

Target Audience

This CME initiative is designed to meet the educational needs of US-based managed care professionals who manage patients with moderate-to-severe asthma.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Discuss the patient and healthcare system burdens associated with asthma
  • Explain how the underlying molecular pathophysiology of moderate-to-severe asthma informs targeted biologic therapies
  • Apply current medical committee guidelines and recommendations for the management of patients with moderate-to-severe asthma in clinical practice
  • Utilize findings from clinical trials of biologic therapies as add-on treatments in the maintenance setting for patients with moderate-to-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 virtual activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 CreditTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the live virtual activity.

NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with moderate-to-severe asthma.

 Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.

CNE Accreditation Statement: Ultimate Medical Academy/Complete Conference Management (CCM) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Awarded 1.0 contact hour of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.

Continuing Pharmacy Education Credit

Description automatically generated in support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Med Learning Group. Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

Amedco LLC designates this activity for a maximum of 1.0 knowledge-based CPE contact hour.

NOTE: The only official Statement of Credit is the one you pull from CPE Monitor. You must request your certificate within 30 days of your participation in the activity to meet the deadline for submission to CPE Monitor.

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 an 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: http://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 virtual 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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