Stronger for Longer: Managing Chronic Active ABMR in Renal Allograft Recipients: A Care Team Forum®

Program Overview

“I felt guilty for losing the gift someone so preciously gave me,” Mary reflected, as she discussed the emotional turmoil she went through after losing a transplanted kidney to antibody-mediated rejection. Learn more from Mary as she shares her experience alongside a multidisciplinary expert panel, including a nephrologist, pharmacist, and pathologist as they discuss the latest data on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and emerging therapies for chronic active ABMR in renal transplantation.

1.0 CE Credit(s)
Expires: August 16, 2024

Target Audience

Transplantation, nephrology, general surgery, and internal medicine clinicians

Educational Objectives

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

  • Describe the pathogenic processes involved in chronic active antibody-mediated rejection (ABMR) in kidney transplantation
  • Utilize Banff criteria when diagnosing chronic active ABMR in renal allograft recipients
  • Integrate available data on emerging therapies for patients with chronic active ABMR following kidney transplantation

Activity Faculty

Arjang Djamali, MD, MS, FACP, FASN

Arjang Djamali, MD, MS, FACP, FASN

Professor, Medicine
Tufts University School of Medicine
Chair, Department of Medicine
Maine Medical Center
Portland, ME

Benjamin Adam, MD, FRCPC

Benjamin Adam, MD, FRCPC

Laboratory Site Chief and Anatomical Pathology Divisional Director
University of Alberta Hospital
Associate Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
Program Director, Renal and Transplantation Pathology Fellowship
University of Alberta
Medical Lead, North Sector Clinical Trials and Research
Alberta Precision Laboratories
Walter C. Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Ashley A. Vo, PharmD, FAST

Ashley A. Vo, PharmD, FAST

Professor, Pediatrics
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Director, Transplant Immunotherapy Program
Comprehensive Transplant Center
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Supporter Statement

This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from CSL Behring LLC.

Provider Statement

​Provided by RMEI Medical Education, LLC

Disclosure of Financial Relationships

Faculty

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. 

Faculty 

Benjamin Adam, MD, FRCPC, has relevant financial relationships with Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Consultant).

Arjang Djamali, MD, MS, FACP, FASN, has relevant financial relationships with CareDX, Inc., CSL Behring (Consultant).

Ashley A. Vo, PharmD, FAST, has relevant financial relationships with Argenx, Hansa Biopharma (Consultant); CareDX, CSL-Behring, Hansa Biopharma, OneLegacy, Regeneron, Vitaeris (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. 

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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 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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 1.0 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 

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Users must: 

  • Read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures 
  • Participate in the activity 
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  • 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.


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FOR A $100* AMAZON GIFT CARD!*

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No supporter funding was used for the expense of this gift card. 

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Method of Participation and Request for Credit

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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