The intended audience for this educational initiative is radiologists and other healthcare professionals who manage patients with IPF.
The goal of this activity is to increase knowledge and competence of pulmonologists and other healthcare providers in identifying and treating patients with IPF.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
Integrate current guideline-based high-resolution computed tomography patterns when making the diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Identify clinical and imaging conditions that mimic the usual interstitial pneumonia pattern in high-resolution CT scans
Discuss how multidisciplinary discussion improves accuracy and confidence in making the diagnosis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Potomac Center for Medical Education (PCME) adheres to the policies and guidelines, including the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited CE, set forth to providers by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and all other relevant professional organizations, stating those activities where continuing education credits are awarded must be balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous.
All persons in a position to control the content of an accredited continuing education program provided by the Potomac Center for Medical Education are required to disclose to PCME all financial relationships with any ineligible company within the past 24 months. All financial relationships reported are identified as relevant and mitigated by PCME in accordance with the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited CE in advance of delivery of the activity to learners. The content of this activity was vetted by PCME to assure objectivity and that the activity is free of commercial bias. All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated by PCME.
The faculty reported the following relevant financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies related to the content of this educational activity:
Jonathan Chung, MD
Professor of Radiology
Chief Quality Officer, Department of Radiology
Section Cheif, Thoracic Radiology
The University of Chicago Medicine
Jonathan Chung, MD, has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Seth Kligerman, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Radiology
National Jewish Health
Seth Kligerman, MD: consultant/advisor/speaker: Boehringer Ingelheim; independent contractor: Bayer.
The planners and content peer reviewers from Potomac Center for Medical Education, Rockpointe, and Clinical Care Options, LLC do not have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.
Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 1 hour. To successfully complete this activity and receive credit, participants must follow these steps during the period from November 08, 2023, through November 07, 2024:
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You must receive a test score of at least 65 and respond to all evaluation questions to receive a certificate. After submitting the evaluation, you may access your online certificate by selecting the certificate link on the confirmation page. Records of all CME/CE activities completed can be found on the "My Certificates" page. There are no costs/fees for this activity.
This program has been made available online.
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
PHYSICIAN ACCREDITATION STATEMENT
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Potomac Center for Medical Education and Rockpointe. The Potomac Center for Medical Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Physician Continuing Medical Education
The Potomac Center for Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ABMS MOC APPROVAL STATEMENT
Through the American Board of Medical Specialties (“ABMS”) ongoing commitment to increase access to practice-relevant Continuing Certification Activities through the ABMS Continuing Certification Directory, “Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: The Role of Radiology in Accurate and Timely Diagnosis” has met the requirements as a Lifelong Learning CME Activity (apply toward general CME requirement) for the following ABMS Member Boards:
ABMS Lifelong Learning CME Activity