Managing Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Lung Disease: A Virtual Reality Tour of Its Pathogenesis and Treatment

 

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Wednesday, October 2, 2019

11:00 AM – 11:30 AM/Registration and Lunch
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM/Meeting

Marriott Marquis
901 Massachusetts Avenue
Washington, District of Columbia 20001
Meeting Room: Independence Salon A, B, C. and D.

PROGRAM FEATURES

– iPads provided to enhance learning experience
– Create your own personalized poster
– Interactive, case-based learning environment
– Virtual reality videos and headsets for all attendees for use during program

FACULTY

Kevin Winthrop, MD, MPH
Professor, Public Health, Infectious Disease & Ophthalmology
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Identify diagnostic and management best practices for patients with NTM-LD including strategies for preventing drug-related adverse events.
  • Explain how health status, comorbidities and patient preferences can be used to personalize treatment goals for patients with NTM-LD.
  • Describe the MOAs and clinical profiles of established and emerging therapies for patients with NTM-LD.
  • Discuss strategies to improve patient adherence to therapy and achieve treatment completion.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity is intended to meet the educational needs of infectious disease specialists involved in the care of patients with NTM-LD.

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 is planned and produced in accordance with ACCME Essentials.

CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA 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

Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the long-term treatment and management of patients with NTM-LD.

CNE Credits:1.5 ANCC Contact Hour(s)

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.

DISCLAIMER

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.

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Event staff will be glad to assist you with any special needs (eg, physical, dietary, etc.). Please contact Med Learning Group prior to the live event at www.medlearninggroup.com/privacy-policy/

 

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