Cecelia Damask, DO
Lake Mary ENT and Allergy
Lake Mary, FL
Stella E. Lee, MD
Section Chief, Rhinology
Division of Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
Department of Surgery
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Harvard Medical School
This enduring program is designed for allergists, otolaryngologists, primary care clinicians, and other clinical team members who manage chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps. In this program, we will aim to discuss the burden and pathophysiology of CRSwNP, review guidelines for diagnosis and short- and long-term management, look at clinical data and biomarkers on current and novel anti-inflammatory biologics, and teach clinicians how to apply best practices for the interdisciplinary development of individualized treatment plans for these patients. We will use a combination of didactic lecture, video animations, and patient cases to effectively teach clinicians who manage this condition.
This enduring activity is designed to meet the educational needs of allergists, otolaryngologists, primary care physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and other members of the multidisciplinary team to ensure an up-to-date understanding of the latest data in management of chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps.
Upon the completion of this program, attendees should be able to:
- Define the burden and pathophysiology of chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps (CRSwNP)
- Evaluate clinical data and biomarkers concerning the use of novel anti-inflammatory biologics for the management of CRSwNP
- Apply best practices for the interdisciplinary development of individualized treatment plans for patients with CRSwNP
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 enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the enduring activity.
NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION
Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps.
CNE Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.
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 1.0 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 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 CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
Dr. Damask is a consultant for AstraZeneca, GSK, OptiNose, and Sanofi/Regeneron. She is a member of Speakers Bureaus for ALK, AstraZeneca, Genentech, GSK, OptiNose, and Sanofi/Regeneron. Dr. Damask has conducted research for AstraZeneca, GSK, OptiNose, and Sanofi/Regeneron. She has also received royalties from Thieme.
Dr. Lee is a consultant for AstraZeneca, Genentech, Novartis, GSK, and Sanofi/Regeneron.
CME Content Review
The content of this activity was independently peer reviewed.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.
CNE Content Review
The content of this activity was peer reviewed by a nurse reviewer.
Douglas Cox, MSN, MHA, RN
Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM – Lead Nurse Planner
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.
Staff Planners and Managers
The staff, planners, and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME/CE activity:
- Matthew Frese, MBA, General Manager of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
- Christina Gallo, SVP, Educational Development for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
- Chris Drury MA, MS, MBA, Medical Director for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
- Lauren Welch, MA, VP, Accreditation and Outcomes for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
- Douglas Cox, MSN, MHA, RN, UMA/CCM – LNP, has nothing to disclose.
- Lisa Crenshaw, Senior Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
- Daniel Dasilva, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
- Morgan Kravarik, Program Coordinator for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
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.
During this lecture, the faculty may mention the use of medications for both FDA-approved and non-approved indications.
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION
There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this enduring activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:
- Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
- Participate in the enduring activity.
- Complete pre-and-post surveys and evaluation.
You will receive your certificate as a downloadable file.
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