Identifying Patients with Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyps (CRSwNP) Who May Benefit from Biologic Therapy
The CLEAR Initiative

FACULTY

John V. Bosso, MD
Professor
Division of Rhinology
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

David W. Kennedy, MD
Emeritus Professor of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This enduring program aims to provide clinicians and patients with up-to-date information on the presentation, prognosis, pathophysiology, and treatment strategies for individuals with CRSwNP. Our goal is to provide information that empowers clinicians and patients to speak openly about treatment decisions and improve the standard of care for patients with this challenging disease.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of otolaryngologists, allergists, 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 CRSwNP.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

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 was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group designates this online activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 Credit™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the online program.

NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION

Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with CRsWNP.

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 Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education, 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. Bosso is a consultant for Sanofi/Regeneron and GSK. He has also conducted research for Optinose and Cumberland.

Dr. Kennedy received royalties from Medtronic. He is a consultant for Medtronic, Neurent Medical, Stryker and GSK. He is also a member of a Speakers Bureau for GSK.

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.
  • Douglas Cox, MSN, MHA, RN, UMA/CCM – LNP, 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.
  • Lisa Crenshaw, Senior Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
  • Rashado Coote, Program Coordinator for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
  • Russie Allen, Accreditation and Outcomes Manager 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 online activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:

  1. Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
  2. Participate in the online activity.
  3. Complete the online evaluation.

You will receive your certificate as a downloadable file.

DISCLAIMER

Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are science based. This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to use 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 https://www.medlearninggroup.com/privacy-policy/.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

Staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs. Please contact Med Learning Group prior to participating at info@medlearninggroup.com

 

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