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Emerging Concepts in the Recognition and Management of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Emerging Concepts in the Recognition and Management of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Format

Webcast

Time to Complete

2 hours

Released

January 31, 2019

Expires

January 30, 2020
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Maximum Credits

2.00 / AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM
2.00 / ANCC Contact Hours
2.00 / AANP Contact Hours

Accredited Provider

Provided by the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower

Commercial Supporter

This activity is supported by an educational grant from GlaxoSmithKline.

Program Description

Michelle Petri, MD, MPH, and Daniel J. Wallace, MD, FACP, MACR, provide their experience and insight into the diagnosis and management of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), with perspectives for both general practitioners and rheumatologists.

Content Areas

  • Signs and symptoms
  • Diagnosis
  • Organ-threatening disease
  • Non-organ-threatening disease
  • Treatment goals
  • Adherence and monitoring
  • Prognosis
  • Research topics
  • Clinical trials

Intended Audience

This activity is intended for rheumatologists, family physicians, internal medicine physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, physician assistants and other physicians who manage patients with SLE.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

Rheumatologists:

  • Develop SLE treatment plans based on individual patients' disease characteristics and treatment goals
  • Identify a validated SLE disease activity measure for regular patient monitoring
  • Incorporate recommendations for the use of existing and newly-approved treatments for SLE into clinical practice

Primary Care Physicians:

  • Apply the ACR diagnostic criteria to recognize patients who may have SLE
  • Utilize and interpret laboratory findings to investigate possible SLE
  • Develop SLE treatment plans based on individual patients’ disease characteristics, treatment goals, and consensus recommendations
  • Identify a validated SLE disease activity measure for regular patient monitoring

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.

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education Standards, parallel documents from other accrediting bodies, and Annenberg Center for Health Sciences policy, the following disclosures have been made:

Faculty

Daniel J. Wallace, MD, FACP, MACR
Associate Director, Rheumatology Fellowship Program
Board of Governors, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Professor of Medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
David Geffen School of Medicine Center at UCLA
In affiliation with Attune Health
Los Angeles, California

Dr. Wallace discloses the following:
Consultant: Amgen- clinical area: Lupus; EMD Serono-clinical area: Lupus; Lilly-clinical area: Lupus; Merck-clinical area: Lupus

Michelle Petri, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Dr. Petri discloses the following:
Research Support: AstraZeneca-clinical area: Lupus; Exagen-clinical area: Lupus
Consultant: Amgen-clinical area: Lupus; Decision Resources-clinical area: Lupus; EMD Serono- clinical area: Lupus; GlaxoSmithKline-clinical area: Lupus; Inova Diagnostics-clinical area: Lupus;
Janssen-clinical area: Lupus; Lilly-clinical area: Lupus; Merck-clinical area: Lupus; Novartis-clinical area: Lupus; Quintiles-clinical area: Lupus

Publishing Staff Disclosures

The staff at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower have no relevant commercial relationships to disclose.

Additional content planners
Chris Fisher (medical writer) has no significant relationship to disclose.
Coy Flowers, MD (peer reviewer) has no significant relationship to disclose.

Credit

2.00

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 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM  .  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit

2.00

Type

CE for Nurses

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 2.00 contact hours may be earned for successful completion of this activity.

Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13664, for 2.00 contact hours.

Credit

2.00

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 2.0 contact hours. Program ID #5635-EM.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

The faculty for this activity have disclosed that there will be discussion about the use of products for non-FDA approved indications.

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.

Instructions

This activity is an online enduring material. Successful completion is achieved by reading and/or viewing the material, reflecting on its implications for your practice, and completing the assessment component.

Please note: The content of this activity is housed on the website of our educational partner, Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower, and requires you to leave myCME and register on the Annenberg website.

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