Visualization of Chronic Rhinosinusitis: The Latest Developments in Diagnosis and Management - On-Demand CME Patient Cases
Release Date: January 21, 2021
Last Reviewed: January 21, 2021
Expiration Date: February 21, 2022
Time to Complete Activity: 0.50 hour
Gregory Bensch, MD
Allergy Immunology and Asthma Medical Group
Mark Mehle, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor
Northeast Ohio Medical University
Southwest General Medical Group, Inc—ENT Associates
Middleburg Heights, OH
Donald Leopold, MD (Co-Chair)
Professor, Department of Surgery
Larner College of Medicine
The University of Vermont
Anju Peters, MD, MSCI (Co-Chair)
Professor of Medicine
Director of Clinical Research
Division of Allergy/Immunology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
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This activity is supported by an educational grant from OptiNose US, Inc.
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of allergists, otolaryngologists (ENTs), and pharmacists. It may also benefit other physicians, nurse practitioners, PAs, and other healthcare providers who care for patients with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) with (and without) nasal polyps (NPs).
Diagnosis and treatment of patients with CRS with or without NPs can be very challenging, especially given the complexity of the nasal cavity as well as with current restrictions of COVID-19. There are several new treatments and modes of delivery that may provide ease of use and represent more effective therapy for patients. These interactive case studies are designed to bring the learner to the next level, providing practical scenarios involving patients with real-life medical problems and involving both conventional and cutting-edge solutions. Discussion about each case will encompass the latest research and guidelines as clinicians discuss a number of possible strategies using conventional and cutting-edge treatments, helping learners to evaluate each option and consider how to incorporate them into their own practices.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Outline best practices for diagnosing patients who have CRS with or without NPs
- Explain advantages and limitations of traditional medical treatments for patients who have CRS with or without NPs
- Evaluate clinical evidence for novel therapies and delivery options to select optimal treatment for CRS with and without NPs
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Gregory Bensch, MD
Consulting Fees: OptiNose US, Inc
Speaker Bureau: OptiNose US, Inc
Mark Mehle, MD
Consulting Fees: Genentech, Inc.; Novartis; OptiNose US, Inc
Speaker Bureau: OptiNose US, Inc; Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc; sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC
Donald Leopold, MD (Co-Chair)
Consultant Fee/Speaker Bureau: OptiNose US, Inc
Stock Shareholder: OptiNose US, Inc
Anju Peters, MD, MSCI (Co-Chair)
Consulting Fees: AstraZeneca; GlaxoSmithKline; OptiNose US, Inc; Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc; sanofi-aventis U.S., LLC
Grant/Research Support: AstraZeneca; OptiNose US, Inc
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