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.

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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


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


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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