Pulmonary CME Courses

Pulmonary CME Courses

Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: Free
Release Date: 6/2/2017
Expiration Date: 5/31/2018

3 interviews by experts in the field of COPD review topics including:

  • What’s the 2017 GOLD standard for managing patients with COPD?
  • Stepping up or stepping down – which direction for COPD patients?
  • Is the delivery system a good match for your patients with COPD? 

After completing the PILOT for Pulmonary Expert Interviews participants should be able to:

  • Examine data and expert recommendations concerning the use of ICS in patients with COPD
  • Evaluate data on the use of single and combination bronchodilators in patients with stable COPD
  • Discuss clinical scenarios in which, based on current evidence and/or recommendations, ICS should or should not be considered

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc

Format: Online Streaming Video
Price: Free
Release Date: May 9, 2016
Expiration Date: May 9, 2018

By the end of the session the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the impact of biomarker and mutation testing and their results for the management of patients with NSCLC and apply this knowledge to patient cases.
  • Describe the role and impact of the initial biopsy, including the relevance of its timing and factors affecting quality of results.
  • Distinguish between different NSCLC disease subtypes on the basis of histology, biomarker, and mutation status and use the information to optimize care in the setting of patient cases.
  • Discuss the ways that NSCLC has proved resistant to treatments in past and the mechanisms of action of targeted therapies, present and emerging
  • Determine how to incorporate the following components into a NSCLC treatment regimen in a manner that optimizes efficacy, safety, and tolerability: sequencing, dose reduction, and biomarker and mutation status testing

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