Fabry Disease Research Highlights at WORLDSymposium 2023
April 30, 2023
April 30, 2024
Cardiology, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Ophthalmology, Pain Management
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Cardiovascular Disease, Heart, Pain
This activity is jointly provided by American Academy of CME, Inc and CheckRare CE.
This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Amicus Therapeutics Inc and Chiesi USA.
- Physicians — maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
All other healthcare professionals completing this course will be issued a statement of participation.
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians specializing in neurology, nephrology, cardiology, gastroenterology, ophthalmology, and dermatology. Other members of the care team may also participate.
This 30-minute CME-accredited program highlights the latest clinical research about Fabry disease, a rare X-linked lysosomal disorder that results in the cellular buildup of globotriaosylceramide. Characteristic features of Fabry disease include acroparesthesias, angiokeratomas, hypohidrosis, corneal opacity, gastrointestinal problems, tinnitus, and hearing loss. Fabry disease also involves potentially life-threatening complications such as progressive kidney damage, heart attack, and stroke.
This CME program, hosted by Staci Kallish, DO, Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania Health System Penn Medicine, provides an overview of the latest clinical research presented at WORLDSymposium 2023 focused on Fabry disease.
After participating in the activity, learners should be better able to:
- Describe the latest research being presented to better manage individuals with Fabry disease and its clinical relevance
Staci Kallish, DO
Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of Pennsylvania Health System
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by American Academy of CME, Inc. and CheckRare CE. American Academy of CME, Inc. is Jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
American Academy of CME, Inc., designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
According to the disclosure policy of the Academy, all faculty, planning committee members, editors, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control content are required to disclose any relationships with any ineligible company(ies). The existence of these relationships is not viewed as implying bias or decreasing the value of the activity. Clinical content has been reviewed for fair balance and scientific objectivity, and all of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.
Disclosure of relevant financial relationships are as follows:
- Dr. Kallish discloses the following relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies to disclose:
- Advisory Board/Consultant: Amicus Therapeutics, Sanofi
- Grant/research support: Idorsia Therapeutics, Incyte, Ipsen, Sanofi
- Speaker’s Bureau: Amicus Therapeutics, Sanofi
Planners for this activity have no relevant financial relationships with any ineligible companies.
Instructions for Participation and Credit
There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this enduring activity. To receive CME credit participants must:
- Read the CME/CE information and faculty disclosures.
- Participate in the online activity.
- Submit the post-test (achieving a passing score of 70%) and the evaluation form.
Certificates will be emailed to the participant.
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The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty, and do not represent those of the Academy or CheckRare CE. This activity is intended as a supplement to existing knowledge, published information, and practice guidelines. Learners should appraise the information presented critically, and draw conclusions only after careful consideration of all available scientific information.
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