Lysosomal Disease Pathophysiology and COVID-19

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Lysosomal & Rare Disorders Research & Treatment Center

GRIDS-2020

August 01, 2020 – July 31, 2021

Lysosomal Disease Pathophysiology and COVID-19

Continuing Education Information

This continuing education activity is provided through collaboration between Lysosomal and Rare Disorders Research and Treatment Center (LDRTC), CheckRare, and AffinityCE. This activity provides continuing education credit for Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses and Nurse Practitioners, as well as a statement of participation for other attendees.

Faculty

Margarita Ivanova, PhD, Director of Translational Medicine unit, Lysosomal and Rare Disorders Research and Treatment Center (LDRTC)

Renuka Limgala, PhD, Lead Research scientist & Board Member, Lysosomal and Rare Disorders Research and Treatment Center (LDRTC)

Gregory Grabowski, MD, Professor Emeritus, Departments of Pediatrics, Division of Human Genetics (CCHMC), and Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry, University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Distinguish the role of SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) on pathogenic pathways inherent to lysosomal storage disorders.
  • Define the role of innate and adaptive immune responses as well as cytokine storm in determining severity of COVID-19
  • Define and differentiate between lysosomal storage diseases inflammatory mechanisms and those associated with COVID-19 or, another coronavirus
  • Define and plan for clinical care monitoring of lysosomal storage diseases patients with COVID-19

Disclosures

AffinityCE staff, LDRTC staff, and planning and review committees have no financial interests to disclose and do not recommend the use of products outside of the FDA approved labelling.

Faculty have no relevant financial interests to disclose.

Physicians

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AffinityCE and the LDRTC. AffinityCE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AffinityCE designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 hour of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AffinityCE and the LDRTC. AffinityCE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AffinityCE designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 hour of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physician Assistants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

Continuing Nursing Education is provided for this program through the joint providership of AffinityCE and the LDRTC. AffinityCE is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). This activity provides a maximum of 1 hour of continuing nursing education credit.

Nurse Practitioners

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AffinityCE and the LDRTC. AffinityCE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AffinityCE designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 hour of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Nurse practitioners should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Other Professionals

All other health care professionals completing this continuing education activity will be issued a Statement of participation indicating the number of hours of continuing education credit. This may be used for professional education CE credit. Please consult your accrediting organization or licensing board for their acceptance of this CE activity.

Commercial Support

No commercial support was provided for this activity.

Participation Costs

There is no cost to participate in these CE sessions.

CME Inquiries

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How to Earn CE Credit

Lysosomal Disease Pathophysiology and COVID-19
  1. Go to the following Web site: ldrtc.cds.pesgce.com
  2. Select the activity: Lysosomal Disease Pathophysiology and COVID-19
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  6. Upon completing your evaluations and post-test, you can download your CE certificate. Your CE record will also be stored here for later retrieval.
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