Leonard H. Calabrese, DO - Axial Spondyloarthritis: A Case-Based Approach to Addressing Diagnostic Challenges and Missed Opportunities in the Primary Care Setting

PeerView Internal Medicine CME/CNE/CPE Audio Podcast

Jul 10 2019 • 43 mins

Go online to PeerView.com/DEW860 to view the activity, download slides and practice aids, and complete the post-test to earn credit. In this activity, an expert in rheumatology discusses strategies to adequately identify and manage individuals with axSpA in the primary care setting. Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to: Identify axial spondyloarthritis (axSpA) in patients with inflammatory back pain via assessment of medical history, musculoskeletal symptoms and findings, and extra-articular manifestations and comorbidities, Apply classification criteria and diagnostic tests into clinical practice to support early detection of axSpA, Assess efficacy and safety data related to novel biologic options for axSpA, recognizing the potential clinical impact on the management of patients who do not respond well to traditional pharmacologic therapies, Employ a collaborative, multidisciplinary approach to ensure optimal treatment and long-term overall management of individual patients with axSpA.