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Biologic Therapies VIII: The Intersection of Rheumatology and Allied Specialties

Neurosarcoidosis or CNS Vasculitis – Same or Different?

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Release date: July 25, 2019
Expiration date: July 25, 2021

Estimated Time of Completion: 30 minutes

Description

In the Biologic Therapies VIII: The Intersection of Rheumatology and Allied Specialties online series, an international, multi-disciplinary faculty of experts focuses on interdisciplinary rheumatology by exploring the interface of rheumatology with disciplines such as infectious disease, gastroenterology, neurology, oncology, dermatology, pulmonology, ophthalmology, and wellness.

Neurosarcoidosis or CNS Vasculitis – Same or Different? webcast provides criteria for diagnosis of neurosarcoidosis, as well as the characteristics that make it differ from CNS vasculitis.

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize and diagnose neurosarcoidosis and how it differs from CNS vasculitis
  2. Recognize and diagnose CNS vasculitis and how it differs from neurosarcoidosis
  3. Recommend evidence based immunosuppressive treatment for neurosarcoidosis and CNS vasculitis

Target Audience

The online series is designed for rheumatologists, dermatologists, gastroenterologists, infectious disease physicians, pulmonologists, neurologists, oncologists, ophthalmologists, internal medicine physicians, and allied health practitioners, including nurse practitioners, nurses, and physician assistants interested in complex multiorgan autoimmune and autoinflammatory diseases.

Accreditation

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Participants claiming CME credit from this activity may submit the credit hours to the American Osteopathic Association for Category 2 credit.

Activity Director and Faculty

Activity Directors

Leonard H. Calabrese, DO
Professor of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
R.J. Fasenmyer Chair of Clinical Immunology
Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases
Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

M. Elaine Husni, MD, MPH
Director, Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Treatment Center
Vice Chair, Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases
Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Faculty

Jeffrey M. Gelfand, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology
University of California, San Francisco
Weill Institute for Neurosciences/ Department of Neurology
San Francisco, CA

CME Disclaimer

The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient's medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by The Cleveland Clinic Foundation. In no event will The Cleveland Clinic Foundation be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME activity.

Disclosures

In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support issued by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education requires resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest to ensure CME activities are free of commercial bias. 

The following faculty have indicated that they may have a relationship, which in the context of their presentation(s), could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:

Leonard H. Calabrese, DO Abbvie Pharmaceuticals, BMS, Genentech/Roche, Janssen, Novartis Consulting
Teaching and Speaking
Crescendo Teaching and Speaking
GSK, Horizon Pharma, Pfizer, Regeneron, Sanofi Aventis, UCB Consulting

 

Jeffrey M. Gelfand, MD Genentech/Roche, MedDay Pharmaceuticals Independent contractor (including contracted research)
Biogen Idec Consulting
eNeura Inc. Independent contractor (including contracted research)
(by SPOUSE), research support
Biohaven Pharmaceutical, Eli Lilly, Impax , Zosana Consulting
(by SPOUSE)


M. Elaine Husni, MD Abbvie Pharmaceuticals, Amgen, Genzyme/Sanofi, Janssen, Lilly Consulting
Membership on advisory committee or review panels
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Consulting
Membership on advisory committee or review panels
Teaching and Speaking
Pfizer, Inc. Membership on advisory committee or review panels
WebMD Consulting
Teaching and Speaking

 

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education
acknowledges educational grants for partial support of the Internet Enduring activity from:

AbbVie, Inc.
Amgen, Inc.
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Genentech
Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC
Lilly USA, LLC

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education
acknowledges educational grants for partial support of the Live activity from:

AbbVie, Inc.
Amgen, Inc.
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Crescendo Bioscience, Inc.
Genentech
Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC
Lilly USA, LLC
Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals
Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation

 


This CME activity was produced by the Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education
and Cleveland Clinic's RJ Fasenmyer Center for Clinical Immunology.