Amanda Mixon, PA-C
Colorado Center for Arthritis and Osteoporosis
Hillary Norton, MD
Santa Fe Rheumatology
Santa Fe, NM
This online activity is focused on the team involved in the management of patients with axial spondyloarthritis (AxSpa).
This activity is intended for rheumatologists, as well as nurse practitioners and physician assistants in rheumatology and primary care, involved in the management of patients with AxSpa.
After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:
- Facilitate an early and accurate diagnosis of AxSpa through improved awareness of differential diagnostic best practices
- Integrate recently updated evidence-based guidance for the treatment of AxSpa
- Interpret results from recent clinical trials of investigational agents for the treatment of 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 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 enduring activity.
NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION
Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with axial spondyloarthritis.
Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hours.
CNE 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 1.0 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 CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
Amanda Mixon, PA-C, is on the speakers’ bureaus for AbbVie, Amgen, Janssen, Lilly, Novartis and Sanofi. She is also a consultant for Janssen, Lilly, Sanofi, Pfizer and UCB.
Hillary Norton, MD, receives consulting fees from Abbvie, Lilly, Novartis, Horizon, Janssen, UCB, and Pfizer. She serves on speaker’s bureaus for Abbvie, Novartis, Lilly, Janssen, and UCB.
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.
The reviewer 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 of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Cindy Lampner, MSLIS, Medical Director of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Melissa A Johnson, Sr. Program Manager of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Welch, MA, VP, Accreditation and Outcomes of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Daniel DaSilva, Accreditation and Outcomes of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Russie Allen, Accreditation and Outcomes of 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 the course of 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; and
- Complete pre-and-post surveys and evaluation
You will receive your certificate as a downloadable file.
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].
RELEASE DATE: July 31, 2021
EXPIRATION DATE: July 31, 2022
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