Release date: March 17, 2015
Expiration date: March 17, 2016
Estimated time to complete activity: 1.0 hour
This activity is intended to advance participant knowledge, competence and performance and to encourage changes in practice that address gaps in clinical practice relating to management of patients who experience nonresponse to first line therapy for rheumatoid arthritis. This activity presents: 1) data on current and emerging agents for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis; 2) mechanisms of action for newer biologic and nonbiologic agents; and 3) strategies for incorporating newer agents into practice so that a wide array of patients with rheumatoid arthritis can be successfully treated.
This activity is intended for the education of rheumatologists, rheumatology nurse practitioners, rheumatology physician assistants and other health care providers involved in the management and treatment of patients who have been diagnosed with RA.
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 University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and Curatio CME Institute LLC. The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.
Dr. Kremer has received honoraria from and consulted for AbbVie, Amgen, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Genentech, Pfizer, and UCB.
Dr. Silverman has received honoraria from and consulted for Lilly, Roche, Genentech, and GSIC. He has also been a speaker for Genentech and GSIC.
The University of Chicago Center for Continuing Medical Education
Mahira Zec Bonomo, MBA Director, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Curatio CME LLC
Daniel Duch, PhD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Supported by educational grants from AbbVie and Genentech and by an educational donation provided by Amgen.
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