Monitoring the Clues in the Diagnosis and Management of PF-ILD
Release Date: December 8, 2020
Last Reviewed: December 7, 2020
Expiration Date: December 8, 2021
Time to Complete Activity: 1.0 hour
Kristin B. Highland, MD
Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine
Director, Rheumatic Lung Disease Program
Steven D. Nathan, MD (Faculty Presenter)
Professor of Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University–Inova Fairfax Campus
Medical Director, Advanced Lung Disease and Transplant Program
Inova Fairfax Hospital
Falls Church, VA
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This activity is supported by an educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of pulmonologists, radiologists, and pathologists. It may also be of benefit to primary care physicians, PAs, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, fellows, residents, and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with chronic progressive fibrosing interstitial lung disease (PF-ILD).
Upon proper completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
- Compare PF-ILD subtypes and the pathophysiology associated with increased risk of progression
- Evaluate the risk of progression among patients with PF-ILD based on laboratory data
- Assess evidence from recent and ongoing clinical trials for clinical implications in the management of PF-ILD
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Kristin B. Highland, MD
Consulting Fees: Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd; Bayer Corporation; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc;
United Therapeutics Corporation
Speakers Bureau: Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd; Bayer Corporation; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc;
United Therapeutics Corporation
Grant/Research Support: Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd; Bayer Corporation; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc;
United Therapeutics Corporation
Steven D. Nathan, MD
Consulting Fees: Bayer Corporation; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc; Galapagos NV; Genentech, Inc; United Therapeutics Corporation
Speakers Bureau: Bayer Corporation; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc; Genentech, Inc
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