Monday, March 8, 2021
12:00PM – 1:00PM ET
Please note this TeleECHO program is 12:00PM Eastern, 11:00AM, Central, 10:00AM Mountain and 9:00AM Pacific.
Project ECHO® is a lifelong learning and guided practice model that revolutionizes medical education and exponentially increases workforce capacity to provide best-practice specialty care and reduce health disparities. The heart of the ECHO model™ is its expansive knowledge-sharing network, led by expert teams who use multi-point videoconferencing to conduct virtual clinics with community providers. In this way, ECHO® fosters problem solving and interactive case discussion amongst doctors, nurses, and other clinicians, imparting invaluable insight to providing excellent specialty care to patients in their own communities.
The Project ECHO® format fosters dialogue and asking any questions you may have on the topic or a patient case in a HIPAA compliant manner is encouraged.
Silvia Bellando-Randone, MD
Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine
University of Florence
Department of Geriatric Medicine, Division of Rheumatology and Scleroderma AUnit OUC
After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:
- Identify the risk of COVID-19-related infections in PsA, along with their impact on therapeutic choice
- Pursue strategies to optimize PsA therapy in the COVID-19 era while minimizing risks and adverse events
- Assess methods for better evaluating and communicating with patients through telemedicine and virtual platforms
- Apply new ways to initiate and manage PsA treatment, monitor PsA disease progression and address adverse events via virtual communication
This activity is intended for rheumatologists and rheumatology advanced practice providers (NPs and PAs) who are involved in the care and treatment of patients with psoriatic arthritis.
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 virtual live 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 virtual live activity.
NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION
This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with psoriatic arthritis.
1.0 ANCC Contact Hour
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 of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.
ABIM MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 Medical Knowledge MOC point in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
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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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