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CPD

An Image Is Worth a Thousand Words: Diagnostic Tips and Tricks in Identifying Fibrotic Lung Disease

  • Authors: Simon Walsh, MD, MRCP, FFRRCSI
  • CPD Released: 12/11/2020; Reviewed and Renewed: 3/17/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 3/17/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Non-US Physicians - maximum of 0.50 CPD

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This educational activity is intended for an international audience of non-US radiologists and pulmonary specialists.

The goal of this activity is to improve familiarity with high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) patterns for the recognition and classification of fibrotic lung diseases.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • HRCT patterns used to differentially diagnose patients with suspected fibrotic lung disease
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Applying clinical guidelines to diagnose idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and other fibrotic lung diseases


Disclosures

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Faculty

  • Simon Walsh, MD, MRCP, FFRRCSI

    Thoracic Radiologist and NIHR Clinician Scientist
    National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College
    Royal Brompton and Harefield Foundation Trust
    London, United Kingdom

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Simon Walsh, MD, MRCP, FFRRCSI, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Fluidda; Galapagos; OSIC; Roche Diagnostics
    Served as a speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Bracco; Galapagos; OSIC; Roche Diagnostics

Editors

  • Marinella Calle, PhD, CMPP

    Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Marinella Calle, PhD, CMPP, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Christin Melton, ELS

    Scientific Content Manager, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Christin Melton, ELS, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Content Reviewer

  • Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


Accreditation Statements

    For Physicians

  • The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (FPM) has reviewed and approved the content of this educational activity and allocated it 0.50 continuing professional development credits (CPD).

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This activity is designed to be completed within the time designated on the title page; physicians should claim only those credits that reflect the time actually spent participating in the activity. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity online during the credit eligibility period that is noted on the title page.

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CPD

An Image Is Worth a Thousand Words: Diagnostic Tips and Tricks in Identifying Fibrotic Lung Disease

Authors: Simon Walsh, MD, MRCP, FFRRCSIFaculty and Disclosures

CPD Released: 12/11/2020; Reviewed and Renewed: 3/17/2022

Valid for credit through: 3/17/2023

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Educational Impact Challenge

The goal of this activity is to improve familiarity with high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) patterns for the recognition and classification of fibrotic lung diseases.

Before you begin this activity, please assess your clinical knowledge by completing this brief survey. Answering these questions again after the activity will allow you to see what you learned and to compare your answers with those of your peers.