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Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis:  Navigating a Complex Disease in An Evolving Treatment Landscape

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Navigating a Complex Disease in An Evolving Treatment Landscape

Format

Webcast

Time to Complete

1.50 hours

Released

June 25, 2018

Expires

June 24, 2019
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Maximum Credits

1.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
1.50 / CNE Contact Hours
1.50 / AANP Contact Hours

Accredited Provider

Provided by the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

Commercial Supporter

Supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Program Description

Stephen D. Nathan, MD, discusses how idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) differentiates from other interstitial lung diseases. Dr. Nathan presents the impact of an early and accurate diagnosis of IPF, common symptoms, and the diagnostic tools and criteria used for an accurate diagnosis. In addition, Dr. Nathan reviews the significance of high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) and what IPF looks like on HRCT scan. Dr. Nathan provides his insights on current treatment options and therapeutic strategies for IPF, which include dosing, monitoring, and common side affects from agents used to treat IPF.

Intended Audience

This activity is designed to meet the needs of pulmonologists and critical care physicians.

Educational Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Utilize best practices for diagnosing IPF in a timely manner
  • Differentiate IPF from other interstitial lung diseases
  • Compare and contrast current and evolving treatments for IPF
  • Identify patients with IPF who may benefit from modifications to their current treatment plan

Conflict Of Interest Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences to ensure fair balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all programming. All faculty and planners participating in sponsored programs are expected to identify and reference off-label product use and disclose any relationship with those supporting the activity or any others with products or services available within the scope of the topic being discussed in the educational presentation.

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences assesses conflict of interest with its instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of CE/CME activities. All relevant conflicts of interest that are identified are thoroughly vetted by the Annenberg Center for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity, and patient care recommendations. The Annenberg Center is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CE/CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in health care and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

Faculty

Steven D. Nathan, MD
Medical Director, Advanced Lung Disease & Transplant Program
Inova Fairfax Hospital
Fairfax, VA

Dr. Nathan discloses the following:
Research Support: Boehringer-Ingelheim, Roche-Genentech
Consultant: Boehringer-Ingelheim, Roche-Genentech
Speakers Bureau: Boehringer-Ingelheim, Roche-Genentech

Accredited Provider Disclosures

Charles Willis, Director of Continuing Education, consults for Pfizer, Inc; all other staff at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower have no relevant commercial relationships to disclose.

Publishing Staff Disclosures

Victoria Anderson (medical writer) has nothing to disclose.
Barbara Yawn, MD, MSc, MSPH, (peer reviewer) has nothing to disclose.
Heather Jimenez, BSN, MSN, (nurse reviewer) has nothing to disclose.

Credit

1.50

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accreditation Statement

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM .  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit

1.50

Type

CNE Contact Hour(s)

Accreditation Statement

Annenberg Center for Health Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Designation Statement

A maximum of 1.50 contact hours may be earned for successful completion of this activity.

Credit

1.50

Type

CE for Nurse Practitioners

Accreditation Statement


Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider number: 040207.

Designation Statement

This program is accredited for 1.50 contact hours. Program ID #5615.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

The faculty for this activity has disclosed that there will be no discussion about the use of products for non-FDA approved applications.

Disclaimer

The ideas and opinions presented in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Annenberg Center and/or its agents. As in all educational activities, we encourage practitioners to use their own judgment in treating and addressing the needs of each individual patient, taking into account that patient’s unique clinical situation. The Annenberg Center disclaims all liability and cannot be held responsible for any problems that may arise from participating in this activity or following treatment recommendations presented.

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