In accordance with the Standards for Commercial Support issued by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education requires resolution of all faculty conflicts of interest to ensure CME activities are free of commercial bias. The following faculty have indicated that they may have a relationship, which in the context of their presentation(s), could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest
Marc D. Cohen, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
Dr. Cohen has indicated that he has no relationships that, in the context of his presentation, could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest.
Elizabeth Kirchner, MSN
Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases
Ms. Kirchner has indicated that she has no relationships that could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest.
Leonard Calabrese, DO
Professor of Medicine
Cleveland Clinic, Lerner College of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University
R.J. Fasenmeyer Chair, Clinical Immunology
Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute
Dr. Calabrese discloses that he has consulted, taught, and spoke for AbbVie Pharmaceuticals, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Genentech/Roche, and Janssen. He also discloses that he has taught and spoke for Crescendo and consulted for GlaxoSmithKkline, Pfizer, Sanofi Aventis, and UCB.
The Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education staff involved in the planning and content review of this activity have indicated they have no relationships that could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest.
Publishing Staff Disclosures
Haymarket Medical Education staff involved in the planning and content review of this activity have indicated they have no relationships that could be perceived as a potential conflict of interest.
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Cleveland Clinic Enterprise is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Credit Designation Statement(s)
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity is awarded 1.00 hours of CE credit.
The information in this educational activity is provided for general medical education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition. The viewpoints expressed in this CME/CE activity are those of the authors/faculty. They do not represent an endorsement by Cleveland Clinic or Haymarket Medical Education. In no event will Cleveland Clinic or Haymarket Medical Education be liable for any decision made or action taken in reliance upon the information provided through this CME/CE activity.
If you have any questions relating to the accreditation of this activity, please contact Cleveland Clinic at 216-444-9990.
Method of Participation Instructions
To obtain credit, a score of 70% or better on the post-test is required. This activity is offered at no cost to participants. Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully completed this program, answered all test questions, completed the post-test and evaluation, and have received a digital copy of your credit certificate. Your online certificate will be saved on myCME within your Profile/Exam History, which you can access at any time.