Updates on the Management and Treatment of CIDP – CE and Disclosure Information Copy

Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) & Immunoglobulin National Society (IgNS)


Updates on the Management and Treatment of CIDP

    • Session 1: Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP): Introduction and Overview
    • Session 2: Initiating treatment of chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy (CIDP)
    • Session 3: Maintenance and long-term treatment with IgG in chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP)
  • Launch: September 19, 2023 “ Expiration: September 19, 2024
  • Jointly provided by Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) and Ig National Society, Inc. (IgNS)
  • This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Grifols

Target Audience
This activity is intended for pharmacists and nurses who care for patients with CIDP.

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

Session 1:

  • Describe the diagnostic triad used for evaluating patients
  • Describe the role of auto-antibodies in CIDP
  • Describe the four variants of CIDP

Session 2:

  • List three factors of consideration in determining to initiate therapy
  • Describe three treatment options for CIDP
  • Discuss the risks and benefits of CIDP treatment modalities

Session 3:

  • Describe two characteristics of CIDP
  • Discuss three techniques to evaluate clinical response to Ig therapy
  • Compare and contrast IVIG vc SCIG in managing CIDP

Faculty and Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
PACE requires planners, faculty, and others who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose all financial relationships they may have with ineligible companies. All relevant financial relationships are thoroughly vetted and mitigated according to PACE policy. PACE is committed to providing learners with high-quality accredited CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of an ineligible company.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they have with ineligible companies:

Faculty: Dr. Richard Lewis, Professor of Neurology, Cedar Sinai Medical Center
Conflicts of Interest: Consultant/Advisor/Speaker: Annexon, Argenx, Boehringer Ingelheim, CSL Behring, Grifols, Janssen, Pfizer, Roche, Sanofi, Takeda, Immunovant, Dianthus

Faculty: Dr. Mazen Dimachkie, Professor of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center
Conflicts of Interest: Consultant: Abcuro, Amazentis/Vandria, Dianthis, ArgenX, Astellas, Catalyst, Cello, CNSA, Covance/Labcorp, CSL-Behring, Dianthus, EcoR1, EMD Serono/Merck, Janssen, Kezar, MDA, Medlink, Momenta, NuFactor, Octapharma, Priovant, RaPharma/UCB, Roivant Sciences Inc, Sanofi Genzyme, Shire Takeda, Scholar Rock, Spark Therapeutics, TACT, Abata/Third Rock, UCB Biopharma.
Research Grants/Contracts/Educational Grants:  Alexion, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Amicus, Biomarin, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Catalyst, Corbus, CSL-Behring, FDA/OOPD, GlaxoSmithKline, Genentech, Grifols, Kezar, Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma, MDA, NIH, Novartis, Octapharma, Orphazyme, Ra Pharma/UCB, Sanofi Genzyme, Sarepta Therapeutics, Shire Takeda, Spark Therapeutics, The Myositis Association, UCB Biopharma / RaPharma, Viromed/Healixmith & TMA.

Faculty: Jeffrey Rosenfeld , MD, PhD, Professor of Neurology, Loma Linda University Health
Conflicts of Interest: Consultant/Advisor/Speaker: Argenx, Amylyx, NeuroSense, ML Bio, MTPA, Catalyst

The PACE planners and others have no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies. The IgNS planners and others have no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies.

Joint Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Partners for Advancing Clinical Education (PACE) and IgNS.  PACE 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.

Nursing Continuing Professional Development
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Nursing Continuing Professional Development activity is 2.0 contact hours.

Pharmacy Continuing Education
PACE designates this continuing education activity for 2.0 contact hour(s) (0.2 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.
(UAN – JA4008073-9999-23-226-H01-P)
Type of Activity: Knowledge

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.

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.

Instructions for Credit
Participation in this self-study activity should be completed in approximately 2.0 hour(s). To successfully complete this activity and receive CE credit, learners must follow these steps during the period from 9/19/2023 through 9/19/2024:

  1. Review the objectives and disclosures
  2. Study the educational content
  3. Visit https://paceducation.com/CIDPWebinars
  4. Complete the activity evaluation

For Pharmacists: Upon completing the online evaluation, your credit will be submitted to CPE Monitor. Please check your NABP account within thirty (30) days to make sure the credit has posted.

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