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Rheumatology InterCity Case Conference

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
6:00pm – 7:00pm

UConn Health
MSI 4th fl Rm4002

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

TOPICS 1. Phenytoin in Leg Ulcers in Scleroderma Patients 2. Culture Negative Endocarditis in Lupus Patients

Speaker: Shriyanka Jain, MBBS Date: October 11, 2017 Time: 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm Location: MARB 4th floor Room N4002

Target Audience: Rheumatologists

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to):

1. Identify complex cases in clinical practice 2. Identify and triage culture negative endocarditis 3. Discuss the use of phenytoin as add on therapy in patients with scleroderma

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 1. 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 be discussing the off-labeled use Phenytoin.

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 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 within 10 business days of this activity, please contact the Department that hosted this activity (indicated above) to ensure that your account is set up and your participation in this activity was forwarded to the CME office.


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