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Effective Management of Asthma by Primary Care Providers
Time to Complete
January 1, 2013
December 31, 2013
1.00 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM 1.00 / CE for Nurses 1.00 / CE for Pharmacists
Jointly sponsored by The Foundation for Care Management and CME-University
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Teva Pharmaceuticals.
This program will discuss the pathophysiology of asthma and associated small airway inflammation, describe the relevance of small airway inflammation and implications for effective pharmacologic therapy, and review the current recommendations on the use of spirometry for the treatment of patients with asthma.
This course is open to all health care providers and is targeted to primary care providers - Physicians, PAs, NPs, RNs, and Pharmacists.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
Discuss the pathophysiology of asthma and associated small airway inflammation
Describe the relevance of small airway inflammation to the exacerbation prone asthma phenotype and implications for effective pharmacologic therapy
Review the current recommendations on the use of spirometry for the diagnosis, treatment, and assessment of control in asthma management
Demonstrate improved knowledge, application, and interpretation of spirometry for the treatment of patients with asthma
LeRoy M. Graham, Jr, MD, FCCP Georgia Pediatric Pulmonology Associates, PC Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics Morehouse School of Medicine Founder and Medical Director Not One More Life, Inc
LeRoy M. Graham, Jr, MD, FCCP Speaker and Advisor: Merck & Company, Inc. and Teva Pharmaceuticals Contract Research Grant: Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Planning Committee Disclosures
FCM’s Planning Committee George Gey, MD, Allen Montgomery, RPh, Jeanette M. Dunn, EdD, RN, and Carole Mutzebaugh, EdD, NP have no significant financial interest in any of the products or manufacturers mentioned.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
The Foundation for Care Management (FCM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for Physicians.
FCM designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of the participation in the activity.
CE for Nurses
The Foundation for Care Management is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Washington State Nurses Association Continuing Education Approval & Recognition Program (CEARP), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
CE for Pharmacists
The Foundation for Care Management is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. Program #0347-0000-12-014-L01-P. *This CE activity is knowledge-based (K).
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 on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
Method of Participation: To receive continuing education credit, participants should review all program materials in their entirety, complete and submit the online post-test and evaluation, and score at least 70% on the post-test. A statement of credit will be available for printing upon successful completion.
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