Improving Outcomes in NTM-LD: Strategies for Diagnosis, Personalized Care, and Interprofessional Management

Program Overview

In this 30-minute activity, an expert panel comprised of 2 pulmonologists, a pulmonology advanced practice provider, and a patient with refractory Mycobacterium avium complex lung disease discusses the interprofessional management of nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease (NTM-LD). The expert panel will focus on recognizing individuals at high risk for developing NTM-LD, guideline-based diagnosis and treatment, and the unique roles of the interprofessional healthcare team in NTM-LD management.

Credit Expired
0.50 CE Credit(s)
Expires: October 27, 2022

Target Audience

This activity is intended for pulmonology and infectious disease clinicians who manage patients with nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease (NTM-LD).

Educational Objectives

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

  • Identify and diagnose patients at high risk for nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease (NTM-LD)
  • Develop personalized treatment strategies for NTM-LD based on current data, guidelines, and best practices
  • Integrate the unique roles and responsibilities of the interprofessional care team members when managing NTM-LD

Activity Faculty

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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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Charles L. Daley, MD

Chief, Division of Mycobacterial and Respiratory Infections
National Jewish Health
Professor, Medicine
National Jewish Health, the University of Colorado and Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai
Denver, CO

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Tara Sadler, APRN, MSN, FNP-C

Advanced Practice Provider
Pulmonary Clinic
University of Texas at Tyler Health Science Center
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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