Asthma BREATHE Grand Rounds Enduring Simulcast
Immunological Targeting Approach for the Management of Moderate-to-Severe Asthma
Nicola A. Hanania, MD, MS, FRCP(C), FCCP, FACP, FERS, ATSF (PROGRAM CHAIR)
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Director, Airway Clinical Research Center
Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
This program will review current and emerging therapies for the management of moderate-to-severe uncontrolled asthma.
This CME initiative is designed to meet the educational needs of pulmonologists, allergists, immunologists, and otolaryngologists involved in the healthcare of patients with moderate-to-severe uncontrolled asthma.
Upon the completion of this program, attendees should be able to:
- Review the molecular basis for the pathophysiology of moderate-to-severe asthma and the corresponding targeted biologic therapies
- Describe the current medical committee guidelines and their application in clinical practice for the management of patients with moderate-to-severe asthma
- Discuss the clinical trials data of biologic therapies as add-on treatments in the maintenance setting for patients with moderate-to-severe asthma
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.
Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour.
CNE Accreditation Statement: Ultimate Medical Academy/Complete Conference Management (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.
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DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
|Nicola A. Hanania, MD, MS, FRCP(C), FCCP, FACP, FERS, ATSF
|Served on the Speakers Bureau for AstraZeneca and worked as a consultant for GlaxoSmithKline, Boehringer Ingleheim, Genentech, Novartis, Sanofi, Regeneron and AstraZeneca, Teva and Amgen. He has also done contracted research for GlaxoSmithKline, Boehringer Ingleheim, Sanofi, Genentech, Novartis and Gossamer|
CME Content Review
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CNE Content Review
The content of this activity was peer reviewed by a nurse reviewer.
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- Participate in the enduring activity.
- Complete the online post-test and evaluation.
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