Online Course

CARE 2018

Date:

Expires Sep 17, 2021

Program Information

CME: 20     MOC: 20

Assess your rheumatology medical knowledge and enhance your patient care. With CARE 2018 you receive:

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

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

  • Members - $180
  • Nonmembers - $300
  • FIT Members - $99
  • FIT Nonmembers - $150
  • Program Directors - $99 (email 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 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.

Claim MOC Points
See instructions on how to claim MOC points.

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
  • Fawad Aslam, MBBS – No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • William Ayoub, MD – No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Matthew Carroll, MD – No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Jonathan Cheah, MBBS – No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Megan Curran, MD – Wolters Kluwer7
  • Sam Dalvi, MD – No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Richa Dhawan, MD – No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Anisha Dua, MD – No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • 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
  • James Freeman, MD – No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Prateek Gandiga, MD, FACP – No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Vikram Garg, 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 – GlaxoSmithKline2
  • Deana Lazaro, MD – No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Jay Mehta, MD – No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Luc Nguyen, MD – No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Debendra Pattanaik, 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 Rubinstein, MD – No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Amanda Sammut, MD – No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Vaneet Sandhu, 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, MPH – No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Irene Tan, MD – No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Rodney Tehrani, MD – No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Karina Torralba, MD – GlaxoSmithKline5; Pfizer5; Exagen5; USSONAR6
  • Christopher Wise, MD – No relevant financial relationships to disclose
  • Patrick Wood, MD – No relevant financial relationships to disclose

Corporate Support

Educational grant support for this activity has been provided by: Lilly USA, LLC; Sanofi Genzyme and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals; AstraZeneca; and Celgene Corporation.

Contact Info / Inquiries

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