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You Make the Call: Which ILD Does This Patient Have and How Should It Be Managed?

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“You Make the Call: Which ILD Does This Patient Have and How Should It Be Managed?” invites learners into the pulmonologist's office. They will navigate through three short cases (~15 minutes each) working up the diagnosis for patients Joseph, Paul, and Susie. Two longer cases (approximately 30 minutes) introduce you to John and Ginger, and their more complicated diagnosis and management. Learners will have opportunities to give their diagnosis and treatment options as more information is revealed by each patient and their exams and tests. Dr. Adams will guide you through each case with a thorough explanation of best practices for each disease state.

Course Objectives

  1. Differentiate and correctly evaluate and diagnose patients with IPF, connective tissue disease (CTD)-related ILD, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, and other forms of ILD.
  2. Apply multidisciplinary and interprofessional strategies to evaluate and manage patients with various forms of ILD.
  3. Develop strategies to manage patients with CTD-ILD and IPF with nonpharmacological and pharmaceutical therapy.

Supported in part by an independent medical education grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Publication expiration date: September 21, 2025

Item Number: 92812

Sandra G. Adams, MD, MS, FCCP
WipeDiseases Foundation
San Antonio, TX

Anoop M. Nambiar, MD, FCCP
UT Health Science Center at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX

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You Make the Call: Which ILD Does This Patient Have and How Should It Be Managed?

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