Online Course

CARE 2020

Date:

Expires Sept. 21, 2023

Program Information

CME: 20.0    MOC: 20.0

Assess your rheumatology medical knowledge and enhance your patient care. With CARE 2019 you receive:

  • 60 case-based, multiple-choice questions with in-depth answer rationales
  • Images and educational links
  • 20.0 ABIM MOC points and 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ with a passing score of 70% or higher

Target Audience
Rheumatologists, physicians, healthcare providers who care for patients with rheumatic diseases, and those interested or engaged in rheumatology research.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Recognize clinical presentations of rheumatologic conditions
  • Select appropriate tests in the diagnosis, staging, or follow-up of rheumatologic conditions
  • Recommend appropriate management for rheumatologic conditions
  • Assess risk in rheumatologic conditions
  • Understand pathophysiology and basic science relevant to the care of patients with rheumatologic conditions

Registration Fees

  • Member - $180
  • Non-Member - $300
  • FIT Members - $99
  • FIT Nonmembers - $150
  • Program Directors - $99 (contact education@rheumatology.org to receive a discount code for the reduced rate)

CME and MOC Information

Accreditation Statement
The American College of Rheumatology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The ACR designates this online activity for a maximum of 20.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activities.

MOC Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 20 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Faculty and Disclosures

ACR Disclosure Statement
The ACR is an independent, professional organization that does not endorse specific procedures or products of any pharmaceutical/biotech concern. Educational activities provided by the ACR must demonstrate balance, independence, and scientific rigor. All those in a position to control the content of an activity must disclose all relevant financial relationship(s) with commercial interest(s). For this educational activity, all conflicts of interest have been resolved through peer review and revisions to ensure independence, evidence base, fair balance, and absence of commercial bias.

Faculty participating in an ACR-sponsored activity must disclose to the editorial team and audience any financial or other relationship(s) including, but not limited to:

  1. Stock, stock options or bond holdings in a for-profit corporation or self-directed pension plan
  2. Research grants
  3. Employment (full or part-time)
  4. Ownership or partnership
  5. Consulting fees or other remuneration (payment)
  6. Non-remunerative positions of influence such as officer, board member, trustee, or public spokesperson
  7. Receipt of royalties
  8. Speakers' bureau
  9. Other

The faculty reported the following disclosures.

  • Amy Cannella, MD, Chair - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Matthew Carroll, MD - Exagen8; Horizon8; Flexion8; Gilead8
  • Jonathon Cheah, MBBS - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Lisa Davis, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Richa Dhawan, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Anisha Dua, MD - Novartis5; Chemocentryx2, 5; AbbVie5, 8; Chicago Rheumatism Society6; ACGME Milestones Working Group (ACR)6; ITE Training Exam Committee / Incoming Chair (ACR)6; Vasculitis Guidelines Literature Review Team (ACR / Vasculitis Foundation)6
  • Bryant England, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Alan Erickson, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • justus Fiechtner, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Mark Fisher, MD, MPH - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Prateek Gandiga, MD, FACP - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Vikram Gard, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Joel Hirsh, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Rumey Ishizawar, MD, PhD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Arundathi Jayatilleke, MD - Rheumatology Research Foundation2; GSK (no longer active as of 8/2019)2; MD Edge5
  • Deana Lazaro, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Fotios Koumpouras, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Jennifer Medlin, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Abishek Nandan, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Luc Nguyen, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Jean Park, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Mathilde Pioro, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Nina Ramessar, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Angela Robinson, MD, MPH - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Beth Rubenstein, MD - Amgen1
  • Amanda Sammut, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Chokkalingam Siva, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Jennifer Stichman, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Kai Sun, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Huzaefah Syed, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Nicole Walton, MD - No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Corporate Support

The ACR thanks AbbVie, Inc. for supporting the CARE 2020 program.

Contact Info / Inquiries

education@rheumatology.org
404-633-3777, ext. 381

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