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Patient, Provider, & Caregiver Connection™: Patient Perspectives in Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria Lung Disease

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August 31, 2021
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Target Audience

This online educational activity is directed toward pulmonologists, NPs and PAs, and additional members of the multidisciplinary care team who treat patients with bronchiectasis.

Activity Overview

This video-based program is designed for health care professionals to explore the diagnosis and treatment of nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease (NTM-LD) from a unique perspective—putting the patient’s voice front and center. A man given the diagnosis of NTM-LD will lend expertise to this program by sharing his journey living with the condition. This online activity focuses on the disease pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic approach, efficacy and safety data of available therapies, and best practices for treatment of NTM-LD.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this activity, you should be better prepared to:

  • Discuss the diagnostic approach to nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease (NTM-LD)
  • Evaluate the efficacy and safety profiles of antibiotics used in the treatment of NTM-LD
  • Develop management plans for patients presenting with NTM-LD based on shared goals of therapy

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