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CME

Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy: Applying the New Guidelines

  • Authors: Claudia Sommer, MD
  • CME Released: 9/29/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 9/29/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This educational activity is intended for an international audience of non-US neurologists, primary care physicians, and neurology nurses.

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to apply the European Academy of Neurology/Peripheral Nerve Society (EAN/PNS) 2021 guidelines for the management of CIDP.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have greater competence related to
    • Diagnosing CIDP according to the latest 2021 guidelines
    • Selecting appropriate treatment options throughout the management of CIDP


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Faculty

  • Claudia Sommer, MD

    Professor of Neurology
    University Hospital Würzburg
    Würzburg, Germany

    Disclosures

    Claudia Sommer, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships: 
    Consultant or advisor for: Algiax Pharmaceuticals; Bayer; CSL Behring; Grifols; LFB; Merz; Omega; Roche
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Alnylam; Amicus; Grifols; Pfizer; Takeda; Teva

Editor

  • Maya Khalaf, MSc

    Associate Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC 

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    Maya Khalaf, MSc, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Lisa Simani, APRN, MS, ACNP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

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    Lisa Simani, APRN, MS, ACNP, 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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CME

Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy: Applying the New Guidelines

Authors: Claudia Sommer, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME Released: 9/29/2022

Valid for credit through: 9/29/2023

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