Evaluating New and Emerging Therapies in the Treatment of CRSwNP: Selecting Appropriate Patients and Removing Barriers to Adoption

Evaluating New and Emerging Therapies in the Treatment of CRSwNP: Selecting Appropriate Patients
and Removing Barriers to Adoption

Release Date: September 13, 2020
Last Reviewed: September 4, 2020
Expiration Date: September 13, 2021
Time to Complete Activity: 1.5 hours

*This activity expired for credit on September 13, 2021 and is no longer available for credit


Joseph K. Han, MD, FARS, FAAOA
Professor of Otolaryngology
Eastern Virginia Medical School
Medical Director, Division of Allergy
Director, Division of Rhinology and Endoscopic Sinus and Skull Base Surgery
Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
River Pavillion
Norfolk, VA

James N. Palmer, MD
Professor of Otorhinolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery 
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania 
Professor of Neurosurgery
Co-Director, Cranial Base Center 
Director, Division of Rhinology
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine 
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 

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Target Audience
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of otolaryngologists (ENTs). It may also benefit other physicians, nurse practitioners, PAs, and other healthcare providers (HCPs) who care for patients with chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps (CRSwNP).

Learning Objectives
Upon proper completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Evaluate MOAs and clinical evidence for new and emerging therapies in the treatment of CRSwNP
  • Identify patients with CRSwNP who are likely to benefit from treatment with new and emerging therapies
  • Outline shared decision-making strategies to facilitate appropriate patient adoption of biologic treatments for CRSwNP


  • Introduction and Case Studies
  • Clinical Evidence for Therapies for CRSwNP
  • How Emerging Options Fit Into Treatment Landscape and Patient Selection
  • Shared Decision-Making Strategies to Facilitate Appropriate Patient Adoption of Treatments for CRSwNP 
  • Discussion 

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This activity is supported by an educational grant from Genentech Inc, a member of the Roche Group. 

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Joseph K. Han, MD, FARS, FAAOA 
Consulting Fees: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc; sanofi-aventis
Speakers Bureau: AstraZeneca, Genentech Inc, GlaxoSmithKline

James N. Palmer, MD 
Consulting Fees: OptiNose US, Inc; Acclarent

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