Spotlight on Pathology

Credits: 0.50 CME
What Have We Learned? The Neverending Story of COVID-19 and ILD
Tanzira Zaman, MD
Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning

What Have We Learned? The Neverending Story of COVID-19 and ILD

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Activity Details

Free CME
0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Released: December 10, 2020
Expires: December 10, 2021
30 minutes to complete

Accredited By

Target Audience

This activity is intended for pulmonologists, pathologists, radiologists, infectious disease specialists, primary care physicians, and other healthcare providers who care for patients with COVID-19.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the presentation and impact of COVID-19 infection in patients with progressive pulmonary fibrosis
  • Implement strategies to best manage patients with both COVID-19 infection and progressive CF-ILD
  • Incorporate recommendations to appropriately monitor patients with COVID-19-related acute lung injury or ARDS

Activity Description

What have we learned about COVID-19 and interstitial lung disease (ILD)? What do we know now about the potential for fibrosis in those who develop severe COVID-19? This 30-minute “Hot Topics” CME activity, featuring leading pulmonology expert Tanzira Zaman, MD, will break down the key insights as well as the latest trial data and recommendations. This activity will feature text and charts with interspersed short video snippets. Dive into this ever-engaging story and learn more!

Statement of Educational Need

Patients with CF-ILD are, unfortunately, a significantly high-risk group for mortality with COVID-19. Therefore, optimal awareness of both COVID-19 and ILD management is essential. After completing this activity, clinician learners will be better able to evaluate for comorbid COVID-19 infection and ILD, as well as improve the care and management of patients who present with both of these conditions.

Faculty

Tanzira Zaman, MD
Director, Interstitial Lung Disease Program
Associate Program Director, Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA


Conflict of Interest Policy/Disclosure Statement

The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL) requires that the faculty participating in a CME activity disclose all affiliations or other financial relationships (1) with the manufacturers of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services discussed in an educational presentation and (2) with any commercial supporters of the activity. All conflicts of interest have been resolved prior to this CME activity.

The following financial relationships have been provided:
Tanzira Zaman, MD
Advisory Panel: United Therapeutics Corporation
Speakers Bureau: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Discussion of off-label, Investigational, or Experimental Drug/Device Use: dexamethasone and other treatments not yet approved to treat COVID-19.

As of October 22, 2020, remdesivir is now approved for COVID-19 treatment.

As of November 9, 2020, the FDA has also issued an EUA for bamlanivimab for mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in adult and pediatric patients.

Staff Disclosure

ACHL staff members and others involved with the planning, development, and review of the content for this activity have no relevant affiliations or financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation of Credit

The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

(NOTE: Nurse practitioners may participate in this educational activity and earn a certificate of completion as AANP accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ through its reciprocity agreements.)

Instructions for Receiving Credit

This activity will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. To receive credit, participants are required to complete the pretest, view the online activity, and complete the posttest and evaluation. To receive credit, 80% must be achieved on the posttest. A certificate will be immediately available. There is no fee to participate in the activity or for the generation of the certificate.

Statement of Commercial Support

Supported by an educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Disclaimer Statement/Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

The content for this activity was developed independently of the commercial supporter. All materials are included with permission. The opinions expressed are those of the faculty and are not to be construed as those of the publisher or grantor.

This educational activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Accreditation Criteria, Policies, and Standards for Commercial Support. Recommendations involving clinical medicine in a continuing medical education (CME/CE) activity must be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the care of patients. All scientific research referred to, reported, or used in CME/CE in support or justification of a patient care recommendation must conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.

This CME/CE activity might describe the off-label, investigational, or experimental use of medications and/or devices that may exceed their FDA-approved labeling. Physicians should consult the current manufacturers’ prescribing information for these products. ACHL requires the speaker to disclose that a product is not labeled for the use under discussion.

Contact Information for Questions About the Activity

For questions, contact Michelle Forcier at mforcier@achlcme.org

Activity Details

Free CME
0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Released: December 10, 2020
Expires: December 10, 2021
30 minutes to complete

Accredited By

Target Audience

This activity is intended for pulmonologists, pathologists, radiologists, infectious disease specialists, primary care physicians, and other healthcare providers who care for patients with COVID-19.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the presentation and impact of COVID-19 infection in patients with progressive pulmonary fibrosis
  • Implement strategies to best manage patients with both COVID-19 infection and progressive CF-ILD
  • Incorporate recommendations to appropriately monitor patients with COVID-19-related acute lung injury or ARDS

Activity Description

What have we learned about COVID-19 and interstitial lung disease (ILD)? What do we know now about the potential for fibrosis in those who develop severe COVID-19? This 30-minute “Hot Topics” CME activity, featuring leading pulmonology expert Tanzira Zaman, MD, will break down the key insights as well as the latest trial data and recommendations. This activity will feature text and charts with interspersed short video snippets. Dive into this ever-engaging story and learn more!

Statement of Educational Need

Patients with CF-ILD are, unfortunately, a significantly high-risk group for mortality with COVID-19. Therefore, optimal awareness of both COVID-19 and ILD management is essential. After completing this activity, clinician learners will be better able to evaluate for comorbid COVID-19 infection and ILD, as well as improve the care and management of patients who present with both of these conditions.

Faculty

Tanzira Zaman, MD
Director, Interstitial Lung Disease Program
Associate Program Director, Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA


Conflict of Interest Policy/Disclosure Statement

The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL) requires that the faculty participating in a CME activity disclose all affiliations or other financial relationships (1) with the manufacturers of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services discussed in an educational presentation and (2) with any commercial supporters of the activity. All conflicts of interest have been resolved prior to this CME activity.

The following financial relationships have been provided:
Tanzira Zaman, MD
Advisory Panel: United Therapeutics Corporation
Speakers Bureau: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Discussion of off-label, Investigational, or Experimental Drug/Device Use: dexamethasone and other treatments not yet approved to treat COVID-19.

As of October 22, 2020, remdesivir is now approved for COVID-19 treatment.

As of November 9, 2020, the FDA has also issued an EUA for bamlanivimab for mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in adult and pediatric patients.

Staff Disclosure

ACHL staff members and others involved with the planning, development, and review of the content for this activity have no relevant affiliations or financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation of Credit

The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

(NOTE: Nurse practitioners may participate in this educational activity and earn a certificate of completion as AANP accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ through its reciprocity agreements.)

Instructions for Receiving Credit

This activity will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. To receive credit, participants are required to complete the pretest, view the online activity, and complete the posttest and evaluation. To receive credit, 80% must be achieved on the posttest. A certificate will be immediately available. There is no fee to participate in the activity or for the generation of the certificate.

Statement of Commercial Support

Supported by an educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Disclaimer Statement/Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

The content for this activity was developed independently of the commercial supporter. All materials are included with permission. The opinions expressed are those of the faculty and are not to be construed as those of the publisher or grantor.

This educational activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Accreditation Criteria, Policies, and Standards for Commercial Support. Recommendations involving clinical medicine in a continuing medical education (CME/CE) activity must be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the care of patients. All scientific research referred to, reported, or used in CME/CE in support or justification of a patient care recommendation must conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.

This CME/CE activity might describe the off-label, investigational, or experimental use of medications and/or devices that may exceed their FDA-approved labeling. Physicians should consult the current manufacturers’ prescribing information for these products. ACHL requires the speaker to disclose that a product is not labeled for the use under discussion.

Contact Information for Questions About the Activity

For questions, contact Michelle Forcier at mforcier@achlcme.org

Pathology Presentations

0.50 CME
Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning
What Have We Learned? The Neverending Story of COVID-19 and ILD

What Have We Learned? The Neverending Story of COVID-19 and ILD

Start

Activity Details

Free CME
0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Released: December 10, 2020
Expires: December 10, 2021
30 minutes to complete

Accredited By

Target Audience

This activity is intended for pulmonologists, pathologists, radiologists, infectious disease specialists, primary care physicians, and other healthcare providers who care for patients with COVID-19.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the presentation and impact of COVID-19 infection in patients with progressive pulmonary fibrosis
  • Implement strategies to best manage patients with both COVID-19 infection and progressive CF-ILD
  • Incorporate recommendations to appropriately monitor patients with COVID-19-related acute lung injury or ARDS

Activity Description

What have we learned about COVID-19 and interstitial lung disease (ILD)? What do we know now about the potential for fibrosis in those who develop severe COVID-19? This 30-minute “Hot Topics” CME activity, featuring leading pulmonology expert Tanzira Zaman, MD, will break down the key insights as well as the latest trial data and recommendations. This activity will feature text and charts with interspersed short video snippets. Dive into this ever-engaging story and learn more!

Statement of Educational Need

Patients with CF-ILD are, unfortunately, a significantly high-risk group for mortality with COVID-19. Therefore, optimal awareness of both COVID-19 and ILD management is essential. After completing this activity, clinician learners will be better able to evaluate for comorbid COVID-19 infection and ILD, as well as improve the care and management of patients who present with both of these conditions.

Faculty

Tanzira Zaman, MD
Director, Interstitial Lung Disease Program
Associate Program Director, Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA


Conflict of Interest Policy/Disclosure Statement

The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL) requires that the faculty participating in a CME activity disclose all affiliations or other financial relationships (1) with the manufacturers of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services discussed in an educational presentation and (2) with any commercial supporters of the activity. All conflicts of interest have been resolved prior to this CME activity.

The following financial relationships have been provided:
Tanzira Zaman, MD
Advisory Panel: United Therapeutics Corporation
Speakers Bureau: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Discussion of off-label, Investigational, or Experimental Drug/Device Use: dexamethasone and other treatments not yet approved to treat COVID-19.

As of October 22, 2020, remdesivir is now approved for COVID-19 treatment.

As of November 9, 2020, the FDA has also issued an EUA for bamlanivimab for mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in adult and pediatric patients.

Staff Disclosure

ACHL staff members and others involved with the planning, development, and review of the content for this activity have no relevant affiliations or financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation of Credit

The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

(NOTE: Nurse practitioners may participate in this educational activity and earn a certificate of completion as AANP accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ through its reciprocity agreements.)

Instructions for Receiving Credit

This activity will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. To receive credit, participants are required to complete the pretest, view the online activity, and complete the posttest and evaluation. To receive credit, 80% must be achieved on the posttest. A certificate will be immediately available. There is no fee to participate in the activity or for the generation of the certificate.

Statement of Commercial Support

Supported by an educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Disclaimer Statement/Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

The content for this activity was developed independently of the commercial supporter. All materials are included with permission. The opinions expressed are those of the faculty and are not to be construed as those of the publisher or grantor.

This educational activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Accreditation Criteria, Policies, and Standards for Commercial Support. Recommendations involving clinical medicine in a continuing medical education (CME/CE) activity must be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the care of patients. All scientific research referred to, reported, or used in CME/CE in support or justification of a patient care recommendation must conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.

This CME/CE activity might describe the off-label, investigational, or experimental use of medications and/or devices that may exceed their FDA-approved labeling. Physicians should consult the current manufacturers’ prescribing information for these products. ACHL requires the speaker to disclose that a product is not labeled for the use under discussion.

Contact Information for Questions About the Activity

For questions, contact Michelle Forcier at mforcier@achlcme.org

Activity Details

Free CME
0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
Released: December 10, 2020
Expires: December 10, 2021
30 minutes to complete

Accredited By

Target Audience

This activity is intended for pulmonologists, pathologists, radiologists, infectious disease specialists, primary care physicians, and other healthcare providers who care for patients with COVID-19.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the presentation and impact of COVID-19 infection in patients with progressive pulmonary fibrosis
  • Implement strategies to best manage patients with both COVID-19 infection and progressive CF-ILD
  • Incorporate recommendations to appropriately monitor patients with COVID-19-related acute lung injury or ARDS

Activity Description

What have we learned about COVID-19 and interstitial lung disease (ILD)? What do we know now about the potential for fibrosis in those who develop severe COVID-19? This 30-minute “Hot Topics” CME activity, featuring leading pulmonology expert Tanzira Zaman, MD, will break down the key insights as well as the latest trial data and recommendations. This activity will feature text and charts with interspersed short video snippets. Dive into this ever-engaging story and learn more!

Statement of Educational Need

Patients with CF-ILD are, unfortunately, a significantly high-risk group for mortality with COVID-19. Therefore, optimal awareness of both COVID-19 and ILD management is essential. After completing this activity, clinician learners will be better able to evaluate for comorbid COVID-19 infection and ILD, as well as improve the care and management of patients who present with both of these conditions.

Faculty

Tanzira Zaman, MD
Director, Interstitial Lung Disease Program
Associate Program Director, Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship
Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA


Conflict of Interest Policy/Disclosure Statement

The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning (ACHL) requires that the faculty participating in a CME activity disclose all affiliations or other financial relationships (1) with the manufacturers of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services discussed in an educational presentation and (2) with any commercial supporters of the activity. All conflicts of interest have been resolved prior to this CME activity.

The following financial relationships have been provided:
Tanzira Zaman, MD
Advisory Panel: United Therapeutics Corporation
Speakers Bureau: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Discussion of off-label, Investigational, or Experimental Drug/Device Use: dexamethasone and other treatments not yet approved to treat COVID-19.

As of October 22, 2020, remdesivir is now approved for COVID-19 treatment.

As of November 9, 2020, the FDA has also issued an EUA for bamlanivimab for mild-to-moderate COVID-19 in adult and pediatric patients.

Staff Disclosure

ACHL staff members and others involved with the planning, development, and review of the content for this activity have no relevant affiliations or financial relationships to disclose.

Accreditation Statement

The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation of Credit

The Academy for Continued Healthcare Learning designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

(NOTE: Nurse practitioners may participate in this educational activity and earn a certificate of completion as AANP accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ through its reciprocity agreements.)

Instructions for Receiving Credit

This activity will take approximately 30 minutes to complete. To receive credit, participants are required to complete the pretest, view the online activity, and complete the posttest and evaluation. To receive credit, 80% must be achieved on the posttest. A certificate will be immediately available. There is no fee to participate in the activity or for the generation of the certificate.

Statement of Commercial Support

Supported by an educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Disclaimer Statement/Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

The content for this activity was developed independently of the commercial supporter. All materials are included with permission. The opinions expressed are those of the faculty and are not to be construed as those of the publisher or grantor.

This educational activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Accreditation Criteria, Policies, and Standards for Commercial Support. Recommendations involving clinical medicine in a continuing medical education (CME/CE) activity must be based on evidence that is accepted within the profession of medicine as adequate justification for their indications and contraindications in the care of patients. All scientific research referred to, reported, or used in CME/CE in support or justification of a patient care recommendation must conform to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.

This CME/CE activity might describe the off-label, investigational, or experimental use of medications and/or devices that may exceed their FDA-approved labeling. Physicians should consult the current manufacturers’ prescribing information for these products. ACHL requires the speaker to disclose that a product is not labeled for the use under discussion.

Contact Information for Questions About the Activity

For questions, contact Michelle Forcier at mforcier@achlcme.org