Office of Professional Education

Are You Seeing More Patients Who May Have NTM? 
Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Lung Disease (NTM-LD) is chronic and debilitating and it is on the rise. Learn the latest on how to identify and treat NTM, personalized treatment, management of adverse events, and strategies for patient adherence in NTM.

Join our free CME webinar at CHEST on Sunday, October 18, 2020!

11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. (CT)
Begins at 9:15 a.m. (PT), 10:15 a.m. (MT), 12:15 p.m. (ET)

  • Attendees must also be registered for the CHEST annual meeting in order to have access to the session.
  • This webinar will held in a Virtual Auditorium. Access to the Auditorium will be available on the CHEST site when the annual meeting opens on October 18.  Attendees will enter the Virtual Lobby for the webinar by clicking on the Symposia Auditorium button or from the top navigation bar.  
  • To receive a reminder of this course or for more information, please email us at proed@njhealth.org or call 800.844.2305.

 

Target Audience:

Pulmonologists and Infectious Disease Physicians and other healthcare providers who treat patients with NTM.

 

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be better able to:

  1. Apply strategies to reduce time to diagnosis and initiation of evidence-based treatment of NTM-LD
  2. Use a patient-centered approach for communications related to diagnosis and development of individualized treatment plans in NTM-LD
  3. Integrate strategies to manage adverse events and improve adherence to promote the completion of treatment regimens and improved patient outcomes in NTM-LD.

 

Program Faculty:

Charles Daley, MD
Chief, Division of Mycobacterial and Respiratory Infections 
Professor of Medicine
National Jewish Health
University of Colorado Denver
Denver, CO

 

Shannon H. Kasperbauer, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Mycobacterial and Respiratory Infections 
National Jewish Health 
University of Colorado Denver
Denver, CO

 

Contact:

For questions, please call the Office of Professional Education at National Jewish Health at 303.398.1000 or 800.844.2305, or email proed@njhealth.org.

 

Accreditation and Designation Statements:

Physicians:  National Jewish Health is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

National Jewish Health designates this internet live course for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Support:

Supported by an Educational Grant from Insmed.

This symposium is not supported, endorsed, or accredited by the American College of Chest Physicians.
Attendees must also be registered for the CHEST annual meeting in order to have access to the session.