Thursday, April 7, 2022
6:00PM – 7:30PM ET
Please note this virtual program is 6:00PM Eastern, 5:00PM Central, 4:00PM Mountain and 3:00PM Pacific.
- 1.5 CME Credits
- Whiteboard Animations
- Create your own Personalized Poster
- Interactive, case-based learning environment
|Atul Deodhar, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Arthritis and Rheumatic Diseases
Medical Director, Rheumatology Clinics
Oregon Health and Science University
|Joerg Ermann, MD
Instructor in Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:
- Differentiate between inflammatory and mechanical back pain and recognize risk factors for axSpA in patients with chronic back pain
- Utilize screening and referral strategies to identify patients with a high probability of axSpA and promptly refer them to a specialist
- Recognize the impact of axSpA and delays in diagnosis on patient quality of life
This educational activity is specifically designed for US primary care physicians, orthopedists, spine surgeons, physical therapists, chiropractors, and other health care providers who are involved in the care of patients with axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA).
Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
Med Learning Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA 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
This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in caring for patients with axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA).
CNE ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional education development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
Awarded 1.5 contact hour 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.
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 [email protected]
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AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
Staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs. Please contact Med Learning Group prior to participating at [email protected]