Nicola A. Hanania, MD, MS, FCCP, FACP, FRCP(C), FERS
Associate Professor of Medicine
Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Director, Airways Clinical Research Center
Baylor College of Medicine
Interim Chief, Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Ben Taub Hospital
Diego J. Maselli, MD, FCCP
Associate Professor of Medicine Division of Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Director, Respiratory Care, University Health System
Director, Severe Asthma Program, University Health System
San Antonio, TX
This enduring activity will cover the treatment and management of patients with moderate to severe asthma.
This activity is intended for U.S.-based pulmonologists and other health care providers involved in the care of patients with moderate-to-severe asthma
Upon the completion of this program, attendees should be able to:
- Utilize predictive biomarkers and clinical presentation to determine the phenotypes and endotypes of patients with asthma
- Evaluate patients with severe asthma for symptom control and identify patients who require step-up therapy to minimize systemic steroid use and reduce emergency room visits
- Develop individualized treatment plans for the management of moderate-to-severe asthma in pediatric and adult patients by incorporating updated guideline recommendations, clinical trial data, and patient-specific factors
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 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 involved in the care of patients with moderate to severe asthma.
CNE Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.
CNE ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional education development 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
Dr. Hanania receives consulting fees from Amgen, AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, Sanofi, and Teva. He serves on the speakers’ bureau for AstraZeneca and Sanofi. He receives funding for contracted research from AstraZeneca, Boehringer Ingelheim, Genentech, Gossamer Bio, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, and Sanofi.
Dr. Maselli receives consulting fees from Amgen, AstraZeneca, Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline, and Sanofi Regeneron. He serves on the speakers’ bureau for AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, and Sanofi Regeneron.
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.
Chris Drury, MA, MS, MBA, Medical Director for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Douglas Cox, MSN, MHA, RN, UMA/CCM – LNP, has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Welch, MA, VP, Accreditation and Outcomes for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Felecia Beachum, Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Naomi De Brito, Program Coordinator for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Daniel Dasilva, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator, 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 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/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 the online post-test 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 before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.
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AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
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