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Rheumatology Journal Club

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
5:30pm – 6:00pm

UConn Health
MSI 4th Floor N4002

Rheumatology Journal Club

Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and the Division of Rheumatology

TOPIC Short Term Pulmonary Function Trends Are Predictive of Mortality in Interstitial Lung Disease Associated With Systemic Sclerosis

Speaker: Shriyanka Jain, MBBS Date: September 13, 2017 Time: 5:30-6:00 pm Location: MARB 4th floor Room N4002

Target Audience: Rheumatologists

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to):

1. Discuss that different pulmonary function data have different predictive significance in mortality 2. Evaluate the relationship of Pulmonary Function Tests (PFT) trends at 1 year and at 2 years against 15- years survival in patients with Systemic Sclerosis (SSc) associated Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD).

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of .50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content. The activity director, planning committee members, nor the speaker, Dr. Jain has a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation.

Dr. Jain will not be discussing an off-labeled use of any product.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from http://MyEvaluations.com with instructions will be sent to participants. Please complete the evaluation within one week of receiving the email.

If you do not receive an evaluation assignment from http://MyEvaluations.com within 10 business days of this activity, please contact the Department that hosted this activity (indicated above) to ensure that your http://MyEvaluations.com account is set up and your participation in this activity was forwarded to the CME office.

Please contact Dr. Lakshminarayanan for more information 860 679 3605

Contact:

Liesa Leconche 679 3605 leconche@uchc.edu

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