This activity is supported by an educational grant from Amgen.
NPs and PAs in rheumatology and primary care
Identify recent practice-changing data across major rheumatologic conditions
Formulate strategies for the management and monitoring of patients with rheumatologic conditions based on the most current efficacy and safety evidence
All faculty and planners participating in continuing education activities sponsored by Practicing Clinicians Exchange (PCE) are required to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies. All relevant conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PCE policy. In addition, all faculty are required to openly disclose any off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices discussed in this activity. The faculty and Planning Committee have been advised that this activity must be free from commercial bias and based upon all available scientifically rigorous data from research that conforms to accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.
Dr Simpson: consulting fees: AbbVie, Amgen, AstraZeneca, Janssen.
Dr Strand: consulting fees/contracted research: AbbVie, Amgen, Arena, AstraZeneca, Bayer, Bioventus, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Boehringer Ingelheim, Celltrion, ChemoCentryx, EMD Serono, Equilium, Flexion, Galapagos, Genentech/Roche, Gilead, GlaxoSmithKline, Horizon, Ichnos, Inmedix, Janssen, Kiniksa, Kypha, Lilly, Merck, MiMedx, MyoKardia, Myriad Genetics, Novartis, Pfizer, Regeneron, Rheos Medicines, R-Pharma, Samsung, Sandoz, Sanofi, Scipher, Setpoint, Sorrento, Sun Pharma, Tonix, UCB.
None of the members of the Planning Committee or PCE staff have any relevant relationships to disclose, except Dr Simpson as noted above.
Participants wishing to earn CE/CME credit must:
Successful completion of the post-test is required to earn CE/CME credit. Successful completion is defined as a cumulative score of at least 100%.
The estimated time to complete this activity is 0.25 hours.
Release date: December 10, 2021
Expiration date: December 9, 2022
The opinions or views expressed in this CE/CME activity do not necessarily reflect the opinions or recommendations of Practicing Clinicians Exchange or any educational supporter.
Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Practicing Clinicians Exchange is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
ANCC Credit Designation
NP Course Advisor: Jennifer Simpson, DNP, Arizona Arthritis and Rheumatology Associates, Phoenix, Arizona
Nursing contact hours: 0.25, which includes 0.25 hours of pharmacology credit
AAPA Credit Designation
Practicing Clinicians Exchange has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 0.25 AAPA Category 1 CME credit. Approval is valid until December 9, 2022. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
PA course advisor: Antonio Giannelli, MSA, PA-C, Adjunct Associate Professor, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
IPCE Credit Designation
This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 0.25 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.
This program has been made available online.