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The eCysticFibrosis Review Podcast

January 2009: VOLUME 1, NUMBER 5

Measurement of Early Lung Disease in
Children With Cystic Fibrosis

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CME/CNE/CPE INFORMATION
     
 Accreditation Statement — back to top  
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, the Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing and the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

ACPEPostgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
 
 Credit Designations — back to top  
Physicians
eNewsletter: The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Podcast: The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
eNewsletter: This 1 contact hour Educational Activity is provided by The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing. Each Newsletter carries a maximum of 1 contact hours or a total of 6 contact hours for the six newsletters in this program.

Podcast: These paired 0.5 contact hour Educational Activities are provided by The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing. Each podcast carries a maximum of 0.5 contact hours or a total of 1.5 contact hours for the three podcasts in this program.

Dieticians
eNewsletter: The Johns Hopkins University has approved this activity for 1.0 contact hours for non-physicians.

Podcast: The Johns Hopkins University has approved this activity for 0.5 contact hours for non-physicians.

Physical Therapists
eNewsletter: The Johns Hopkins University has approved this activity for 1.0 contact hours for non-physicians.

Podcast: The Johns Hopkins University has approved this activity for 0.5 contact hours for non-physicians.

Pharmacists
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 1.5 contact hour(s) (0.15 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. (Universal Program Number - 809-999-08-267-H01-P).

Respiratory Therapists
For United States: Visit this page to confirm that your state will accept the CE credits gained through this program.

For Canada: Visit this page to confirm that your province will accept the CE credits gained through this program.
 
 
 Post-Test — back to top  
To take the post-test for eCysticFibrosis Review you will need to visit The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's CME website, The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing and the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine. If you have already registered for another Hopkins CME program at these sites, simply enter the requested information when prompted. Otherwise, complete the registration form to begin the testing process. A passing grade of 70% or higher on the post-test/evaluation is required to receive CE credit.  
 
 Statement of Responsibility — back to top  
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity.  
 
 Intended Audience — back to top  
This activity has been developed for Pulmonologists, Pediatric Pulmonologists, Gastroenterologists, Pediatricians, Infectious disease specialists, Respiratory Therapists, Dieticians, Nutritionists, Pharmacists, Nurses, and Physical therapists.  
 
 Learning Objectives — back to top  
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

Newsletter:
Describe the evolution of early lung disease in children with cystic fibrosis (CF)
Discuss the techniques currently available for assessing lung function and disease in young children with CF
Identify the structural and physiologic changes in the lungs of young children with CF

Podcast:
Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of early physiologic and structural measurements available in the infant and preschooler with CF.
Delineate the clinical and research utility of infant and preschool pulmonary function testing in the CF population.
Discuss the clinical implications of structural abnormalities in the early CF lung.

To obtain ACPE credit the post-test for both newsletter and podcast must be completed successfully.
 
 
 Internet CME Policy — back to top  
The Office of Continuing Medical Education (CME) at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing and the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine are committed to protect the privacy of its members and customers. The Johns Hopkins University SOM CME maintains its Internet site as an information resource and service for physicians, other health professionals and the public.

Continuing Medical Education at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing and the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine will keep your personal and credit information confidential when you participate in a CE Internet-based program. Your information will never be given to anyone outside of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine's CME program. CME collects only the information necessary to provide you with the services that you request.
 
 
 Faculty Disclosure — back to top  
As a provider accredited by The ACCME, it is the policy of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine to require the disclosure of the existence of any significant financial interest or any other relationship a faculty member or a provider has with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) discussed in an educational presentation. The Program Directors reported the following:

Michael P. Boyle, MD, FCCP has disclosed no relationship with commercial supporters.
Peter J. Mogayzel, Jr, MD, PhD has disclosed no relationship with commercial supporters.
Donna W. Peeler, RN, BSN has disclosed no relationship with commercial supporters.
Meghan Ramsay, MS, CRNP has disclosed no relationship with commercial supporters.

PIM Clinical Reviewers Jan Hixon, RN, Trace Hutchison, PharmD, and Linda Graham, RN have no real or apparent conflicts of interest to report.
 
 
 Disclaimer Statement — back to top  
The opinions and recommendations expressed by faculty and other experts whose input is included in this program are their own. This enduring material is produced for educational purposes only. Use of Johns Hopkins University and the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine name implies review of educational format design and approach. Please review the complete prescribing information of specific drugs or combination of drugs, including indications, contraindications, warnings and adverse effects before administering pharmacologic therapy to patients.  
 
 Hardware & Software Requirements — back to top  
Pentium 800 processor or greater, Windows 98/NT/200/XP or Mac OS 9/X, Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 or later, Windows Media Player 9.0 or later, 128 MB of RAM Monitor settings: High color at 800 x 600 pixels, Sound card and speakers, Adobe Acrobat Reader.  
 
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Program Information
CME/CNE/CPE Info
Accreditation
Credit Designations
Intended Audience
Learning Objectives
Internet CME/CE Policy
Faculty Disclosures
Disclaimer Statement

Length of Activity
1.0 hours Physicians
1 contact hour Nurses
1 contact hour Dieticians
1.5 contact hours
   Pharmacists*
1 contact hour Physical
   Therapists

Release Date
January 15, 2009

Expiration Date
January 14, 2011

Launch Date
March 5, 2009
COMPLETE THE
POST-TEST


Step 1.
Click on the appropriate link below. This will take you to the post-test.

Step 2.
If you have participated in a Johns Hopkins on-line course, login. Otherwise, please register.

Step 3.
Complete the post-test and course evaluation.

Step 4.
Print out your certificate.

Physicians Post-Test

Nurse Post-Test

Dietician Post-Test

Physical Therapist Post-Test

Pharmacist Post-Test
* (The post-test for the newsletter & podcast is combined for a total of 1.5 credit hours.)

Respiratory Therapists
Visit this page to confirm that your state will accept the CE Credits gained through this program or click on the link below to go directly to the post-test.


Respiratory Therapist Post-Test