PeerView Internal Medicine CME/CNE/CPE Video Podcast

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Kenneth C. Kalunian, MD / Maureen A. McMahon, MD / Joan T. Merrill, MD - Candid Conversations in Lupus: Navigating Advances in Diagnosis and Treatment to Provide Optimal Care for Each Patient

Go online to to view the activity, download slides and practice aids, and complete the post-test to earn credit. In this CME video activity, experts in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) give a detailed discussion on the autoimmune disease, providing guidance on recognizing the clinical features and confirming a diagnosis, as well as contemporary strategies to manage diverse disease manifestations. Hear what the experts are doing in their clinics. Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to: Identify systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) as a heterogeneous autoimmune disease with a wide range of clinical and serological manifestations that can affect any organ, Employ appropriate criteria to confirm a diagnosis of SLE, recognizing the clinical utility of available classification systems, Utilize evidence-based tools to monitor disease activity in individual SLE patients in daily clinical practice and guide treatment decisions, Describe current treatment options for SLE according to mechanism of action, efficacy, safety, and impact on patient symptoms/quality of life, Develop treatment plans for individual patients with SLE to control disease activity and prevent or minimize disease flares, drug toxicity, and organ damage, Effectively communicate and collaborate with SLE patients and other care providers to understand and address the needs of each patient and maximize treatment adherence, quality of life, and survival outcomes.


 2020-10-26  1h11m