Management of Lupus: Coordinating Your Approach

Estimated time to complete session: 75 min.

Funding for this CME activity was made possible in part by a cooperative agreement (Grant No. NU58DP006139-01-00) with the Lupus Foundation of America from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

Describe the signs and symptoms of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and contrast with other autoimmune disorders. 

Describe the classification criteria for SLE as defined by the American College of Rheumatology and consider the clinical limitations of these criteria.

Optimize the management approach for patients who have SLE by combining appropriate evidence-based treatment, and coordination of care with other health care providers.

Engage patients who have SLE as stakeholders in their own care through improved communication, consideration of patient preferences, shared decision making, and patient education. 

 

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
08/13/2018
Course expires: 
04/01/2021

Krishnan Narasimhan, MD Associate Professor Department of Community and Family Medicine, Howard University College of Medicine

Sharon Dowell, MD Associate Professor Department of Rheumatology, Howard University College of Medicine

This Enduring Material activity, Management of Lupus: Coordinating Your Approach, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.25 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians.  Term of approval begins 04/01/2019.  Term of approval is for 2 year(s) from this date.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this Enduring Material activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.

Following this CME activity, participants will have the opportunity to earn an additional two Prescribed credits for participation in each Translation to Practice® exercise. Information on Translation to Practice® will be shared within the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
08/13/2018
Course expires: 
04/01/2021
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