Ahead of the Curve: The Diagnostic & Therapeutic Challenge

Ahead of the Curve: The Diagnostic & Therapeutic Challenge consists of one activity certified for a maximum of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ and delivered as a webcast or podcast. Upon release of this activity, participants will have up to 2 years to complete the webcast or podcast in order to earn CME credit. 

Target Audience

Clinicians involved in treating and managing patients with cystic fibrosis, including pulmonologists, pediatric pulmonologists, gastroenterologists, infectious disease physicians, endocrinologists, pediatricians, nurses, and other members of the cystic fibrosis care team (dieticians, respiratory therapists, social workers, etc).

Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:
  • Describe the correlation between a patient’s CFTR genotype and their CF phenotype.
  • Explain how CFTR genotype affects CFTR processing and function in CF.
  • Identify and differentiate between mutations and incorporate assessment methodologies into patient care.
  • Identify new and emerging disease-modifying therapies for CF and their appropriate use for individual patients.
Additional information
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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 ANCC
Course opens: 
11/29/2013
Course expires: 
11/29/2015
Cost:
$0.00
Michael P. Boyle, MD, FCCP 
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
 
Peter J. Mogayzel, Jr, MD, PhD 
Professor of Pediatrics 
Director, Johns Hopkins Cystic Fibrosis Center
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD
 
Steven Rowe, MD, MSPH
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, Alabama
 
Donna W. Peeler, RN
Pediatric Clinical Coordinator, Cystic Fibrosis Center
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland
 
Patrick Sosnay, MD
Assistant Professor
Johns Hopkins Cystic Fibrosis Center
Baltimore, Maryland
 

Available Credit

  • 1.50 ANCC

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
11/29/2013
Course expires: 
11/29/2015

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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