Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
RJ Fasenmyer Chair of Clinical Immunology
Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases
Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute
This activity is primarily designed for US-based members of multidisciplinary teams involved in the management of patients with Axial Spondyloarthritis (AxSpA).
This activity is intended for rheumatologists and other healthcare professionals involved in the management of patients with axial spondyloarthritis.
After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:
- Examine the specific domains of AxSpA and their relationship to quality of life
- Review current and emerging therapies used for AxSpA
- Evaluate the IL-17/23 axis and its relationship to the pathophysiology 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 enduring 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 treating and managing patients with Axial Spondyloarthritis.
CNE Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.
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 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 manufacturers of any commercial products and/or providers of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.
DISCLOSURE OF FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS
Leonard H. Calabrese, DO has received consulting fees from AbbVie, Genentech, Gilead, Horizon, Janssen, Lilly, Novartis, and Pfizer, and has served on speaker’s bureaus for AbbVie, Genentech, Horizon, Janssen, Lilly, and Novartis.
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.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.
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, General Manager of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Christina Gallo, SVP, Educational Development for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Lisa Crenshaw, Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Chris Drury, Scientific and Medical Services for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Brianna Hanson, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Welch, MA, VP of Accreditation and Outcomes for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE
Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CE 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 nonapproved 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:
1. Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures;
2. Participate in the enduring activity; and
3. 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 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 ability before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.
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RELEASE DATE: July 26, 2020
EXPIRATION DATE: July 26, 2021
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
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