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Masters in Medicine

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency:
State of the Art, Part 2

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How to Obtain AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

  1. Watch the webcast.
  2. Complete the CME posttest (each question must be answered correctly).
  3. Log into your myCME account.
  4. Complete the credit and evaluation form.
  5. Print your personalized CME certificate.

Technical Requirements

Release Date:  September 3, 2014
Renewal Date:  September 3, 2016
Expiration Date:  September 3, 2017

Estimated Time of Completion: 15 minutes

Description

Masters in Medicine is an online series of CME-certified webcasts in which expert multi-disciplinary faculty provide a comprehensive review of internal medicine topics to keep clinicians up to date on advances in clinical care. Hear insights from world-renowned experts on their experience and recommendations regarding how to provide optimal patient care. Through a webcast format, these masters present evidence-based perspectives on a variety of internal medical topics, thus providing information that can have significant positive impacts on patient outcomes.

This webcast is one in a three-part series by Dr. James Stoller. This webcast highlights clinical features of individuals with AATD. Take the opportunity to also learn from Dr. Stoller in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency: State of the Art, Part 1 and Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency: State of the Art, Part 3.

Learning Objectives

  1. Review the clinical features of individuals with AATD.

Target Audience

This activity is directed to internal medicine practitioners, allied health professionals, and other medical professionals, including nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Accreditation

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

The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. 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 Director

William D. Carey, MD
Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University
Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Digestive Disease Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Faculty

James K. Stoller, MD, MS
Professor and Chairman
Education Institute
Jean Wall Bennett Professor of Medicine
Samson Global Leadership Academy Endowed Chair
Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

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 has indicated that he may have a relationship which, in the context of his presentation, could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:

James K. Stoller, MD
  Baxter Teaching and Speaking
  Boehringer Ingelheim Consulting
  CSL Behring Teaching and Speaking
  Talecris Consulting; Teaching and Speaking

The following faculty has indicated he has no relationship which, in the context of his presentation(s), could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest:

William D. Carey, MD

This CME activity was produced by the Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education.