Overcoming Hurdles to Optimal Care for Patients with NTM-LD

Program Overview

In this activity, a panel of experts discuss current guidelines and best practices for the management of nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease (NTM-LD), including treatment options for refractory disease and strategies for minimizing adverse effects of therapies. An experienced patient with NTM-LD shares her experiences with oral and inhaled therapies and how she overcame treatment challenges.

Credit Expired
0.50 CE Credit(s)
Expires: August 16, 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:

  • Employ current data, guidelines, and best practices when managing individuals with nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease (NTM-LD)
  • Apply strategies to maintain adherence and address treatment-related adverse effects in patients with NTM-LD

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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