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Effective Management of Asthma by Primary Care Providers

Effective Management of Asthma by Primary Care Providers

Format

Expert Perspective

Time to Complete

1 hour

Released

January 1, 2013

Expires

December 31, 2013

Maximum Credits

1.00 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
1.00 / CE for Nurses
1.00 / CE for Pharmacists

Accredited Provider

Jointly sponsored by The Foundation for Care Management and CME-University
Commercial Supporter
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Teva Pharmaceuticals.

Program Description

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.

Intended Audience

This course is open to all health care providers and is targeted to primary care providers - Physicians, PAs, NPs, RNs, and Pharmacists.

Educational Objectives

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

Faculty

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.

Medium

Internet

Credit

1.00

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accreditation Statement

The Foundation for Care Management (FCM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for Physicians.

Designation Statement

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.

Credit

1.00

Type

CE for Nurses

Accreditation Statement

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.

Credit

1.00

Type

CE for Pharmacists

Accreditation Statement

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).

Disclaimer

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.

Instructions

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.

If you have any questions relating to the accreditation for this activity, please contact jdunn@fcmcme.org.

If you have any questions relating to your certificate or other issues with this activity, please contact myCME.Support@haymarketmedical.com.

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

Hardware and Software Requirements
  • A computer with an internet connection
  • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
  • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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