Strategies to Address Suboptimal Treatment Response in CIDP
July 18, 2019
July 18, 2020
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This activity is jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC.
Supported by an educational grants from CSL Behring , and Grifols.
- Physicians — maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
All other health care professionals completing this course will be issued a statement of participation.
This activity is intended for neurologists, neuromuscular specialists, immunologists, primary care physicians,hospitalists, emergency physicians, advanced practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Compare assessment tools to measure disease progression and/or treatment response in patients with CIDP
- Formulate treatment strategies for patients with CIDP who do not adequately respond to first-line treatment options
Roy Freeman, MD, MB, ChB
Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Director, Center for Autonomic and Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Todd Levine, MD
HonorHealth ALS Clinic
Adjunct Professor of Neurology
Jeffrey Allen, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology
University of Minnesota Medical School
Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and PlatformQ Health Education, LLC. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physician Credit Designation Statement
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosures of Conflicts of Interest
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.
The faculty 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 activity:
Roy Freeman, MD, MB, ChB
- Nothing to disclose
Todd Levine, MD
- Consulting Fees: Grifols, Alexion
Jeffrey Allen, MD
- Consulting Fees: CSL Behring, Argenx, Akcea
- Fees for Non-CME/CE Services: CSL Behring
The 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 activity:
David Howard has nothing to disclose
The PIM planners and managers have nothing to disclose.
The following PlatformQ Health Education, LLC planner, Alissa Yost, hereby states that she or her spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.
Disclosure of Unapproved/Off Label Use (if applicable)
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Method of Participation
There are no fees to participate in this activity. To receive credit, participants must (1) read the target audience, learning objectives, and disclosure statements, (2) complete the educational activity online, and (3) complete the post-test and activity evaluation. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™, participants must receive a minimum score of 70% on the post-test.
Course Viewing Requirements
Internet Explorer 8.0+ for Windows 2003, Vista, XP, Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and above
Google Chrome 28.0+ for Windows, Mac OS, or Linux
Mozilla Firefox 23.0+ for Windows, Mac OS, or Linux
Safari 6.0+ for Mac OSX 10.7 and above
Supported Phones & Tablets:
Android 4.0.3 and above
iPhone/iPad with iOS 6.1 or above.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
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