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The Tonight Show With Expert Hematologists: Let's Talk About PNH

  • Authors: Ilene C. Weitz, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 1/13/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 1/13/2023
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for hematologists, pediatricians, and primary care physicians.

The goal of this activity is to improve clinicians' awareness of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) and their ability to manage patients with this disease.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Clinical presentation of PNH
    • Clinical trial data evaluating therapies used to manage patients with PNH
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Diagnosing PNH
    • Individualizing care for patients with PNH


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  • Ilene C. Weitz, MD

    Professor of Clinical Medicine
    Keck School of Medicine
    University of Southern California
    Los Angeles, California


    Advisor or consultant for: Alexion Pharmaceuticals; Apellis Pharmaceuticals; Sanofi Pharmaceuticals
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Alexion Pharmaceuticals


  • Deborah Middleton, MS

    Senior Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC 


    Disclosure: Deborah Middleton, MS, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.  

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  • Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNE, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


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The Tonight Show With Expert Hematologists: Let's Talk About PNH

Authors: Ilene C. Weitz, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 1/13/2022

Valid for credit through: 1/13/2023


Educational Impact Challenge

The goal of this activity is to improve clinicians' awareness of paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) and their ability to manage patients with this disease.

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.

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