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ANCA Associated Vasculitides: Clinical Aspects

 

Release Date: October 16, 2017
Expiration Date: October 16, 2020

 

Target Audience: This activity is intended for healthcare professionals.
Disclosure: Dr. Gaffo has the following financial relationships with commercial interests:

  • Grants/Research Support - Amgen, Ironwood
  • Consulting Fee - SOBI
Dr. Gaffo does not intend to discuss the off-label use of a product. No other speakers, planners or content reviewers have any relevant financial relationships to disclose. There is no commercial support for this activity.

 

ANCA Associated Vasculitides: Clinical Aspects

Learning Objective / Overview: Upon completion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify how Eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA) is differentiated from other ANCA vasculitis.
  • Identify a distinct feature of microscopic polyangiitis among the ANCA associated vasculitis.
  • Identify the most likely diagnosis for an older adult presenting with bilateral hearing loss and an orbital mass.

 

Accreditation statement:The University of Alabama School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Alabama School of Medicine designates this online enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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ANCA Associated Vasculitides: Diagnosis & Treatment

 

Release Date: October 16, 2017
Expiration Date: October 16, 2020

 

Target Audience: This activity is intended for healthcare professionals.
Disclosure: Dr. Gaffo has the following financial relationships with commercial interests:

  • Grants/Research Support - Amgen, Ironwood
  • Consulting Fee - SOBI
Dr. Gaffo does not intend to discuss the off-label use of a product. No other speakers, planners or content reviewers have any relevant financial relationships to disclose. There is no commercial support for this activity.

 

ANCA Associated Vasculitides: Diagnosis & Treatment

Learning Objective / Overview: Upon completion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify the multiple rheumatological and other medical conditions that can induce a positive ANCA test.
  • Detail the induction phase of treatment of ANCA vasculitis.
  • Identify what type of antibodies, when present in a patient, indicate an increased relapse rate.

 

Accreditation statement:The University of Alabama School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Alabama School of Medicine designates this online enduring material activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Quality in Bone Densitometry

Sarah Morgan — Studies suggest that approximately one in two women and up to one in four men age 50 and older will break a bone due to osteoporosis. In this segment Sarah Morgan, MD discusses T-score and Z-score results, quality in Bone Densitometry and when to refer to a specialist.

UAB Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology Fellowship Training Program

The UAB Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology has been listed as one of the best clinical Rheumatology programs in the country by US News & World Report for 19 consecutive years and is internationally recognized for its dedication to pursuing new knowledge and translating research findings into more effective diagnosis and treatment of patients with rheumatic diseases. As one of the largest academic rheumatology units in the nation, the division's clinical program registers over 10,000 patient encounters annually, evaluating and treating patients with various forms of connective tissue diseases. To learn more about this world-class academic environment, click here.

 

UAB Rheumatology 2017 Year in Review

It has been an exciting and busy year for UAB Medicine's Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology. Learn more about the division that ranked #10 nationally in U.S. News & World Report’s 2018-2019 Best Hospitals list. 

Click to Read More: 2017 Year in Review Report

 

Rheumatology & Clinical Immunology Insight Archives

 
UAB Insight Rheumatology Volume 1
UAB Insight Rheumatology Volume 2
UAB Insight Rheumatology Volume 3
 
UAB Insight Rheumatology Volume 4
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