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Severe Asthma Spotlight

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The Severe Asthma Spotlight will focus on updated guidelines for the treatment of severe asthma, limitations of the guidelines and areas of clinical uncertainty, selection of biologicals for treatment of severe asthma in clinical practice, and new development in diagnosis and assessment of severe asthma.

Supported in part by an independent medical education grant from Genentech, Inc. and an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

Course Objectives

After completing this online course, you will be able to:

  1. Identify the role of biomarkers for the selection of biological therapy in asthma.
  2. Recognize the new treatment of the Th2 asthmatics and the role of biological agents.
  3. Identify the role of biomarkers for the selection of biological therapy in asthma.
  4. Determine how to choose a biological agent in children and adults.

Item Number: 7207.62


Praveen Akuthota, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of California San Diego
San Diego, CA

Diego J. Maselli Caceres, MD, FCCP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care
University of Texas Health San Antonio
San Antonio, TX
Director, Severe Asthma Program
University Health System

Fernando Holguin, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine
Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care
University of Colorado
Aurora, CO

Meghan Althoff, MD, PhD
University of Colorado
Anschutz School of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine
Aurora, CO

Daniel Ouellette, MD, MS, FCCP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Henry Ford Health System
Detroit, MI

Sunita Sharma, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care
Anschutz School of Medicine
University of Colorado
Aurora, CO

Anne Reihman, MD
University of Colorado
Anschutz School of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine
Aurora, CO

Nicola Hanania, MD, MS, FCCP
Director, Airways Clinical Research Center
Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Dharani K. Narendra, MD, FCCP
Assistant Professor
Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Jay Peters, MD, FCCP
Chief
Division of Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care
University of Texas Health San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

Linda Rogers, MD, FCCP
Associate Professor of Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical
Clinical Director, Adult Asthma Program
Mount Sinai National Jewish Health Respiratory Institute
New York, NY

Sandhya Khurana, MD, FCCP
Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care
Medicine Director
Mary Parkes Center for Asthma, Allergy & Pulmonary Care
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY

Megan Conroy, MD
Assistant Professor
Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
The Ohio State University
Wexner Medical Center
Columbus, OH

Alejandro Diaz, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, MA

CME/CE Claim Instructions
Severe Asthma Spotlight

To complete the CME Activity Evaluation for the Severe Asthma Spotlight, claim CME/CE credits, and download CME/CE certificates and certificates of attendance (COA), please see the instructions below. You must complete your evaluation and download your certificate prior to the product expiration date.

  1. Log in to learning.chestnet.org using your email address and password.
  2. Find this course in your course list.
  3. Complete any post-course assessment and the Education Activity Evaluation and click the Claim Credit Now link.
  4. To complete the claiming process, Click “Claim” next to the corresponding activity under Claimable CME Activities.
  5. Select the type of credit you want to claim, and enter the number of hours you are claiming, commensurate with your participation.
  6. Finalize by clicking the final Claim button.
  7. Your certificate and transcript can be viewed under Claimed CME Activities on your dashboard.

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YOU MUST COMPLETE THE POST-COURSE ASSESSMENT AND EDUCATION ACTIVITY EVALUATION PRIOR TO THE PRODUCT EXPIRATION DATE


Physician Credit

The American College of Chest Physicians is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Chest Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Credit

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 16433, for 4.0 contact hours.

Nurse Practitioners

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCP for further guidelines.

Physician Assistants

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. PAs may receive a maximum of 4.0 Category 1 credits for completing this activity.

Maintenance of Certification Statement

Successful completion of this CME activity enables the participant to earn up to 4.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC points.

Upon successful completion of this course, CHEST will submit your completion data to ABIM via ACCME's Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS) for MOC points. Please allow 3-5 business days after claiming for points to be reflected on your ABIM record.

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