Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Navigating a Complex Disease in an Evolving Treatment Landscape

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Overview / Abstract:

Steven D. Nathan, MD, discusses how idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) differentiates from other interstitial lung diseases. Dr. Nathan presents the impact of an early and accurate diagnosis of IPF, common symptoms, and the diagnostic tools and criteria used for an accurate diagnosis. In addition, Dr. Nathan reviews the significance of high-resolution computed tomography (HRCT) and what IPF looks like on HRCT scans. Dr. Nathan provides his insights on current treatment options and therapeutic strategies for IPF, which include dosing, monitoring, and common side effects from agents used to treat IPF.

Expiration

Jun 24, 2019

Discipline(s)

Nurse Practitioner , Physician CME, Physician Assistant CME

Format

Webinar / Webcast / Video

Credits / Hours

A maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ and AANP is accredited for 1.5 contact

Accreditation

ACCME, AANP

Presenters / Authors / Faculty

Steven D. Nathan, MD
Medical Director, Advanced Lung Disease & Transplant Program
Inova Fairfax Hospital
Fairfax, Virginia

Activity Specialities / Related Topics

Critical Care / Intensive Care, Pulmonary Medicine / COPD

Sponsors / Supporters / Grant Providers

Supported by an educational grant from Genentech, Inc.

Keywords / Search Terms

Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower IPF, Lung Disease, ILD, Critical Care Free CE CME

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