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CME / ABIM MOC

Improving Outcomes in Chronic Sinusitis With and Without Nasal Polyposis: Tools to Strengthen Your Arsenal

  • Authors: Jeb M. Justice, MD; Alexander Chiu, MD; Cristine Klatt-Cromwell, MD ; Sanjeet Rangarajan, MD, M.Eng, FARS
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 3/28/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 3/28/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 0.75 ABIM MOC points

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for ENT surgeons, otolaryngologists, allergists & clinical immunologists, and primary care physicians.

The goal of this activity is to improve the management of patients with recurrent nasal polyps and chronic sinusitis and build awareness of new and emerging treatments to improve patient outcomes.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Treatment gaps in chronic rhinosinusitis
    • Role of localized corticosteroids in the treatment of refractory sinusitis
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Select treatments for patients with refractory chronic rhinosinusitis with and without nasal polyps


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Faculty

  • Jeb M. Justice, MD

    Associate Professor of Medicine
    Department of Otolaryngology
    Chief, Division of Rhinology and Skull Base Surgery
    University of Florida College of Medicine
    Gainesville, Florida

    Disclosures

    Consultant or advisor for: Intersect; Medtronic; Regeneron
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Intersect
    Research funding from: AstraZeneca; Regeneron/Sanofi

  • Alexander Chiu, MD

    Russel E. Bridwell, MD Endowed Chairman and Professor
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
    University of Kansas Medical Center
    Kansas City, Kansas

    Disclosures

    No relevant financial relationships

  • Cristine Klatt-Cromwell, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery
    Washington University School of Medicine
    St. Louis, Missouri

    Disclosures

    Consultant or advisor for: Intersect ENT
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Intersect ENT

  • Sanjeet Rangarajan, MD, M.Eng, FARS

    Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery and Neurosurgery
    Vice Chair Clinical Operations
    Director, Division of Rhinology and Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
    The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
    Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery
    Memphis, Tennessee

    Disclosures

    Consultant or advisor for: Karl Storz Olympus Corporation of the Americas; Medtronic Corporation
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Intersect ENT

Editors

  • Roderick Smith, MS

    Senior Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Roderick Smith, MS, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Renata Feldman, PharmD

    Scientific Content Manager, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Renata Feldman, PharmD, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Amanda Jett, PharmD, BCACP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Amanda Jett, PharmD, BCACP, has no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

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


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    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Aggregate participant data will be shared with commercial supporters of this activity.

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CME / ABIM MOC

Improving Outcomes in Chronic Sinusitis With and Without Nasal Polyposis: Tools to Strengthen Your Arsenal

Authors: Jeb M. Justice, MD; Alexander Chiu, MD; Cristine Klatt-Cromwell, MD ; Sanjeet Rangarajan, MD, M.Eng, FARSFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 3/28/2022

Valid for credit through: 3/28/2023

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Contents of This CME Activity

All sections of this activity are required for credit.

Treatment Challenges in CRSsNP and CRSwNP

Dr Justice provides an overview of CRS and its treatment challenges.
Jeb Justice, MD

A New Wave of Treatments in CRSsNP and CRSwNP

Dr Chiu reviews contemporary treatments for CRS.
Alexander Chiu, MD

Shared Decision-Making in CRS: Tools for Navigating the Conversation

Dr Klatt-Cromwell provides her insights into shared decision-making in CRS management.
Cristine Klatt-Cromwell, MD

Challenging Cases in CRSsNP: A Deeper Look

Dr Rangarajan discusses a challenging case of CRSsNP.
Sanjeet Rangarajan, MD, M.Eng, FARS

Challenging Cases in CRSwNP: A Deeper Look

Dr Justice discusses a challenging case of CRSwNP.
Jeb Justice, MD

Concluding Remarks

A summary of key learnings.
Jeb Justice, MD
 

Educational Impact Challenge

The goal of this activity is to improve the management of patients with recurrent nasal polyps and chronic sinusitis and build awareness of new and emerging treatments to improve patient outcomes.

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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