Refining Management of CMV After Transplant: Exploiting Recent Advances to Alleviate Patient Burden: A Care Team Forum®

Program Overview

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is one of the most common infectious complications in solid organ transplant (SOT) recipients. During this activity, the faculty will discuss best practices for prevention and treatment of CMV post-transplant and provide clinical pearls for managing difficult-to-treat CMV, including refractory or drug-resistant disease. You will learn first-hand from a patient with CMV about the burden and very personal aspects of this disease.

1.0 CE Credit(s)
Expires: July 9, 2025

Target Audience

Transplant, infectious disease, internal medicine, nephrologists, primary care, pharmacy clinicians, advanced practice providers, and surgeons managing patients with CMV 

Educational Objectives

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

  • Assess the burden, risk factors, and impact of cytomegalovirus (CMV) on post-solid organ transplant (SOT) outcomes
  • Utilize antiviral therapies for CMV prophylaxis and preemptive treatment in SOT recipients
  • Manage refractory or resistant CMV in SOT recipients, incorporating recent advances in antiviral therapy

Activity Faculty

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Raymund R. Razonable, MD, FIDSA, FAST

Professor, Medicine
Program Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program
Vice Chair, Division of Infectious Diseases
Mayo Clinic
Rochester, MN

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Fernanda P. Silveira, MD, MS, FIDSA, FAST 

Professor, Medicine
Director, Clinical Operations, Transplant Infectious Diseases
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, PA

Supporter Statement

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc.

Provider Statement

This activity is provided by RMEI Medical Education, LLC.

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.

Faculty

Raymund R. Razonable, MD, FIDSA, FAST,  has relevant financial relationships with Gilead, Regeneron, Roche (Researcher).

Fernanda P. Silveira, MD, MS, FIDSA, FAST, has relevant financial relationships with Eurofins Viracor, Takeda (Advisor); Ansun, GSK, Merck, SliaGen (Grant/Research Support).

Patient participating in this activity has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

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.

Joint Accreditation Statement 

In support of improving patient care, RMEI Medical Education, LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

Credit Designation

Physician Continuing Medical Education 
RRMEI Medical Education, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Pharmacy Education 
RMEI Medical Education, LLC designates this continuing education activity for 1.0 contact hour(s) (0.1 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.
(Universal Activity Number — JA-40008290-0000-24-003-H01-P)
Type of Activity: Knowledge

American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance of Certification 

ABIM MOC AccreditedSuccessful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.5 medical knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Method of Participation and Request for Credit

To receive credit, participants must review the activity content and successfully complete both the post-test and evaluation. A statement of credit will be available to print immediately. You must score 75% 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

There is no fee to participate.

In order to claim MOC points, users must:

  • Review and successfully complete the activity
  • Proceed to the evaluation and provide your ABIM ID and date of birth

MOC points will be submitted to ABIM profiles within 6 to 8 weeks of completion.

For Pharmacists: You must provide your NABP eProfile ID and Date of Birth (MMDD format) in order to receive credit for the activity.

COMPLETE THE EVALUATION FORM AND YOU WILL BE ENTERED INTO A DRAWING
FOR A $100* AMAZON GIFT CARD!

*The expense for this gift card is solely funded by RMEI Medical Education, LLC. 
No supporter funding was used for the expense of this gift card. 

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This sweepstakes is managed by RMEI Medical Education, LLC (RMEI), a jointly accredited provider. The winner will be selected via automated random drawing on a quarterly basis from among all eligible entries and notified through the contact information provided. In accordance with our privacy policy, we do not share your information with any third parties. By entering the sweepstakes, you grant RMEI permission to use your e-mail address to reach you for notification and prize fulfillment. Only individuals who complete the evaluation form and provide contact information will be eligible to win. Open to those who have a US postal address and who are 18 years or older. Only one prize per person and per household will be awarded. The prize will be a $100 Amazon gift card

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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