PROGRAM CHAIR AND SPEAKING FACULTY
Sandra G. Adams, MD
Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary/Critical Care Division, UT Health San Antonio
Staff Physician, South Texas Veterans Health Care System
San Antonio, TX
This activity will cover the assessment, monitoring, and treatment of patients with severe uncontrolled asthma within the Department of Veterans Affairs.
This educational activity is intended for pulmonologists, allergists, immunologists, and otolaryngologists and other healthcare professionals involved in the healthcare of patients with severe uncontrolled asthma within the Department of Veterans Affairs.
On completing the program, attendees should be able to:
- Identify risk factors that predispose veterans and military personnel to severe asthma and poorer outcomes and apply best practices to improve health care in this population
- Utilize phenotype- and endotype-specific biomarkers to diagnose, classify and manage severe uncontrolled asthma
- Create individualized treatment plans for patients with severe asthma that incorporate evidence-based guidelines, patient-specific factors, and clinical trial data
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 enduring 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 enduring activity.
NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION
Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses who are involved in the assessment, monitoring, and treatment of severe uncontrolled asthma within the Department of Veterans Affairs.
CNE 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.
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
Sandra G. Adams, MD Dr. Adams reports that she provides contracted research with unrestricted educational grants from AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, GlaxoSmithKlein, and Sunovion. She is also the President/Founder of WipeDiseases Foundation.
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.
Marcello Morgan, MD, MPH, Medical and Scientific Services for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Bartunek, Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Welch, MA, VP, Accreditation and Outcomes for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Russie Allen, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Douglas Cox, MSN, MHA, RN, UMA/CCM – LNP, has nothing to disclose.
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During the course of this lecture, the faculty may mention the use of medications for both FDA-approved and nonapproved indications.
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION
There are no fees for participating and receiving CME/CNE 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 posttest and evaluation form online.
You will receive your certificate upon completion.
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