Breath-Taking Stories: A Discussion of Real-World Cases of NTM-LD

Program Overview

Nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease (NTM-LD) is a challenging infection that is becoming increasingly prevalent and continues to be a growing concern. In this uniquely designed, interactive and reflective activity, a dynamic panel of clinical experts will discuss NTM-LD cases that have been crowdsourced from community clinicians, providing their insight on treatment strategies. Discussions between the 3 clinical experts will combine elements of evidence-based data and practical strategies to help you diagnose, treat, and monitor patients with NTM-LD.

Credit Expired
0.5 CE Credit(s)
Expires: November 29, 2023

Target Audience

Pulmonology, infectious disease, geriatrics, and primary care clinicians managing patients with nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease (NTM-LD).

Educational Objectives

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

  • Diagnose nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease (NTM-LD) utilizing available guidelines
  • Individualize treatment for NTM-LD using current guidelines
  • Apply evidence-based strategies for managing and monitoring NTM-LD therapy-associated adverse effects

Activity Faculty


Charles L. Daley, MD (Chair)

Chief, Division of Mycobacterial & Respiratory Infections
Professor, Medicine
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO


Doreen J. Addrizzo-Harris, MD

Professor, 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
Tyler, TX

Supporter Statement

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Insmed.

Provider Statement

Provided by RMEI Medical Education, LLC

Disclosure of Financial Relationships


Planners and Managers

Disclosure of Financial Relationships 

RMEI Medical Education, LLC (RMEI) requires instructors, planners, managers, and others in control of educational content to disclose all their financial relationships with ineligible companies over the previous 24 months. All identified financial relationships are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to RMEI policy. 


Charles L. Daley, MD, has relevant financial relationships with AN2, Hyfe, Insmed, Matinas, Paratek, Spero (Advisor); Genentech, Pfizer (Consultant); AN2, Beyond Air, Bugworks, Juvabis, Paratek (Grant/Research Support); Eli Lilly, Otsuka (Other, Data Monitoring Committee).

Doreen J. Addrizzo-Harris, MD, has relevant financial relationships with AN2, BI, Hill-Rom, Insmed (Grant/Research Support).

Julie V. Philley, MD, has relevant financial relationships with AN2, Insmed (Advisor); AN2, Electromed, Hill-Rom, Insmed, Paratek, Regeneron, Zambon (Researcher); Insmed (Speaker/Speaker’s Bureau).

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated according to RMEI policies.

Planners and Managers

RMEI Medical Education, LLC planners and managers have no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

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Credit Designation

Physician Continuing Medical Education 
RMEI Medical Education, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Nursing Education 
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 0.5 contact hour(s).

How to Participate in this Activity and Obtain CME Credit 

In order to receive credit, participants must review the activity content and successfully complete both the post-test and evaluation. You must score 80% or higher on the post-test to receive credit for this activity. If you have questions about this activity, please contact RMEI at [email protected]. 

Users must: 

  • Read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures 
  • Participate in the activity 
  • Complete the activity evaluation and attest to credit

There is no fee to participate. 



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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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