A Guide to Expediting the Recognition & Diagnosis of NTM-LD

Program Overview

This learner-friendly, 15-minute infographic activity is augmented by expert and patient videos with an interactive approach to recognizing risk factors for nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease (NTM-LD) and using guidelines to facilitate a timely diagnosis.

Credit Expired
0.25 CE Credit(s)
Expires: July 27, 2022

Target Audience

This activity is intended for pulmonology, infectious disease, internal medicine clinicians, and other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of patients with nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease (NTM-LD).

Educational Objectives

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

  • Identify the factors that place patients at risk for developing nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease (NTM-LD)
  • Use current guidelines to facilitate NTM-LD diagnosis

Activity Faculty

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Patrick A. Flume, MD

Professor, Medicine and Pediatrics
Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC

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Doreen J. Addrizzo-Harris, MD

Professor of Medicine
Associate Director, Clinical and Academic Affairs
Director, NYU Bronchiectasis/NTM Program
NYU Grossman School of Medicine
New York, NY

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Julie V. Philley, MD

Executive Vice President, Health Affairs
University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler
Tyler, TX

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Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings. 

Disclaimer Statement

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. 

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