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CME / ABIM MOC

Challenging Case in Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Lung Disease: Going the Distance for Your Patient

  • Authors: Doreen Addrizzo-Harris, MD; Margaret Johnson, MD; Shannon Kasperbauer, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 11/21/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 11/21/2023
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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 infectious disease specialists, pulmonologists, and primary care physicians.

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to apply their knowledge of NTM-LD pathophysiology, clinical presentation, guidelines, and treatment to improve the timely management of patients with NTM-LD.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Role of culture conversion in NTM-LD care
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Selecting treatments for patients requiring aggressive therapy
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Identify patients with refractory NTM-LD


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Faculty

  • Doreen Addrizzo-Harris, MD

    Professor, Department of Medicine
    Associate Director, Clinical and Academic Affairs
    Co-Director, NYULH Bronchiectasis and NTM Program
    Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
    NYU Grossman School of Medicine
    New York, New York

     

    Disclosures

    Doreen Addrizzo-Harris, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Research funding from: AN2 Therapeutics; Boehringer Ingelheim; Hill-Rom; Insmed

  • Margaret Johnson, MD

    Professor of Medicine
    Dean of Education
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
    Jacksonville, Florida

     

    Disclosures

    Margaret Johnson, MD, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Shannon Kasperbauer, MD

    Associate Professor of Medicine
    Division of Mycobacterial and Respiratory Infections
    National Jewish Health
    Denver, Colorado

    Disclosures

    Shannon Kasperbauer, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: AN2 Therapeutics; Insmed; Paratek
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Insmed; Paratek
    Research funding from: Insmed

Editor

  • Karen Badal, MD, MPH

    Senior Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Karen Badal, MD, MPH, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships.


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CME / ABIM MOC

Challenging Case in Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Lung Disease: Going the Distance for Your Patient

Authors: Doreen Addrizzo-Harris, MD; Margaret Johnson, MD; Shannon Kasperbauer, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 11/21/2022

Valid for credit through: 11/21/2023

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Educational Impact Challenge

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to apply their knowledge of NTM-LD pathophysiology, clinical presentation, guidelines, and treatment to improve the timely management of patients with NTM-LD.

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.