Case by Case: Reviewing Diagnois and Treatment of Chronic Progressive Fibrosing Interstitial Lung Disease Case of Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis

CME: 0.50

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of pulmonologists, radiologists, and pathologists. It may also be of benefit to primary care physicians, rheumatologists, PAs, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, fellows, residents, and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with chronic progressive fibrosing interstitial lung disease (PF-ILD).

Program Overview

There are 2 forms of hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP), nonfibrotic and fibrotic. Early diagnosis, antigen avoidance, and treatment are key minimize progression to fibrotic HP.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Analyze laboratory and imaging data to diagnose PF-ILD
  • Evaluate patient risk factors for PF-ILD
  • Develop appropriate, evidence-based treatment plans for patients who have PF-ILD
  • Formulate a communication plan for patients with PF-ILD to provide education about the disease and treatment

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