Review of Available Pulmonary Therapeutic Options for Cystic Fibrosis Patients
In this module of the Eight-Part Cystic Fibrosis Series, Dr. Manu Jain, beside Dr. John P. Clancy, will evaluate available pulmonary therapeutic options for the cystic fibrosis (CF) patient. The faculty will highlight the evolution of existing therapies in CF, from the development of the sweat test through to modern day care. Efficacy and safety data will be analyzed, and the potential impact on patient outcomes assessed. Dr. Jain will also touch on the survival benefit of lung transplantation. This module will allow clinicians a better understanding of available pulmonary therapeutic options and offer insight into which patients will respond to which treatments.
These activities are designed for physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals involved in the management of patients with cystic fibrosis.
LEARNING OUTCOME STATEMENTS
At the conclusion of this activity:
KNOWLEDGE: Participants will self-report knowledge gained based on current best practices for the management of cystic fibrosis in patients younger than 6-years-old.
COMPETENCE/SKILL: Participants will self-report intent to change practice by applying current best practices for the management of cystic fibrosis in patients younger than 6-years-old.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be better able to do the following:
- Utilize available therapeutic options for the cystic fibrosis patient in practice
John P. Clancy, MD (Chair)
Manu Jain MD, MSc
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
It is the policy of the Elsevier Office of Continuing Medical Education and Elsevier ANCC accredited provider unit that all faculty, instructors, and planners disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.
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:
|Faculty||Relationship Identified With:|
|John P. Clancy, MD|
Grant/Research Support: Bayer AG, Concert Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, ProQR Therapeutics
Speaker's Bureau: Genentech, Inc.
Manu Jain MD, MSc
Consultant/Advisor: AbbVie Inc.; Gilead; Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
Speaker's Bureau: Gilead; Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
Non-faculty: Sandy Breslow; Alison Kemp; Marilu Kelly, MSN, RN, CNE; Bernard M. Abrams, MD; Timothy Hayes, MD, PhD; Emma Boring; Nicole Brestowski and Chelsey Benedek hereby state that neither they nor their spouse/life partner have any financial relationships to products or devices with any commercials interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.
This activity has been supported by an independent educational grant from Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated.
Provided in collaboration with the Elsevier Office of Continuing Medical Education, Elsevier and AcademicCME.
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The Elsevier Office of Continuing Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CNE CREDIT (NURSES)
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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of EOCME, Elsevier, and AcademicCME. EOCME is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
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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.
- 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
- 0.50 Nursing Contact Hours
- 0.50 Non-physician