A Scientific Overview of the Management of Patients with Thyroid Eye Disease


Program Dates: May 3, 2019 - May 2, 2020
Credits: 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™


A Scientific Overview of the Management of Patients with Thyroid Eye Disease

Program Overview

This CME activity will review recent advances in the management of patients with thyroid eye disease (TED) as presented at the International Thyroid Eye Disease Society (ITEDS) 2019 Symposium in Singapore. The expert faculty will discuss the burden of disease for patients with thyroid eye disease, and review the pathophysiology of TED. The faculty will also discuss the latest efficacy and safety data, as well as strategies for utilizing the interprofessional team to develop individualized treatment plans for patients with thyroid eye disease. Upon completion of this activity, learners will gain insight into current treatment and management techniques, ultimately improving patient care.

Target Audience

Endocrinologists, oculo-plastic surgeons, ophthalmologists, optometrists, and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with thyroid eye disease

Learning Objectives

1. Identify the pathophysiology and disease burden of thyroid eye disease
2. Review the latest efficacy and safety data for TED therapeutics
3. Collaborate with the other healthcare provider team to provide individual treatment strategies for patients with TED

Faculty

ophthy-smith-portraitTerry J. Smith, MD
Frederick G.L. Huetwell Professor
Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
Professor of Internal Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, Michigan

 

Raymond-S-Douglas-photoRaymond Douglas, MD, PhD
Director of the Orbital and Thyroid Eye Disease program
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, California

 

 

Marius-Stan-14091968Marius N. Stan, MD
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism
Internal Medicine
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota

 

Disclosures of Conflict of Interest

It is the policy of AcademicCME that all faculty, instructors, and planners disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME activity:

Faculty Relationship Identified With:
Terry J. Smith, MD Nothing to Disclose
Raymond Douglas, MD, PhD Consultant/Advisor: Horizon Pharmaceuticals
Marius Stan, MD Consultant/Advisor: Horizon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Merck Pharma Asia Group; American College of Endocrinology; Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Planners, Managers, Reviewers

Timothy Hayes, MD, PhD; Kim Cheramie, MSN, RN-BC; Nicole Brestowski and Devon Dietzel hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships to products or devices with any commercial interests related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.

Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, AcademicCME is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

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Credit Designation Statements

AcademicCME designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Financial Support

This activity has been supported by an independent educational grant from Horizon Pharmaceuticals.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. AcademicCME and Horizon Pharmaceuticals do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Method of Participation

  1. Read the learning objectives, accreditation information and faculty disclosures at the beginning of this activity.
  2. Complete the Pre-Activity Questions.
  3. Read or Review the activity content.
  4. Complete the Post-Activity Test Questions and Evaluation.
  5. Healthcare providers who receive a grade of 70% or better on the Post-Activity Test Questions and who complete the Evaluation will receive a CME Certificate.
  6. All other participants who receive a grade of 70% or better on the Post-Activity Test Questions and who complete the Evaluation will receive a Certificate of Participation.
  7. Healthcare providers should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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