Free CME: Essential Role of Primary Care in the Diagnosis, Assessment, and Co-Management of SLE

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This education will actively engage and challenge learners through the evaluation of case-based scenarios aimed at addressing the diagnosis and monitoring of SLE, as well as communication with patients. Register Here   Learning Objectives: ·       Describe key evidence-based strategies for diagnosing SLE ·       Utilize effective strategies to assess and co-manage patients with SLE over time ·       Summarize key aspects of established treatments for SLE ·       Monitor patient for treatment side effects ·       Develop a plan for communicating with patients about SLE, its treatment, and the importance of adhering to therapy   Presenter Credentials and Bio: Richard Payne, MD North Coast Family Medical Group, Inc. Encinitas, CA Clinical Instructor Department of Family Medicine and Public Health UC San Diego School of Medicine Richard Payne, MD received his medical degree from the University of California at San Diego in 1982. He graduated from residency training in Family Practice at Santa Monica Hospital in 1985 and entered private practice at North Coast Family Medical Group. Dr. Payne is Board Certified in Family Practice, has recertified in 1992 and 1999, and was awarded the status of Fellow in the American Academy of Family Physicians. He is a former President of the San Diego Academy of Family Physicians and continues to serve on the board of directors. Dr. Payne is committed to the healing and wellness of his patients through motivating lifestyle change and utilizing the latest advances in medical science. He enjoys teaching medical students at UCSD as a volunteer Clinical Instructor. Dr. Payne, his wife Cathy, and their three children, enjoy being active in St. John’s church community and love living the Leucadia lifestyle. The France Foundation disclosure policy: In accordance with the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, The France Foundation (TFF) requires that individuals in a position to control the content of an educational activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. TFF resolves all conflicts of interest to ensure independence, objectivity, balance, and scientific rigor in all their educational programs. Furthermore, TFF seeks to verify that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a CME/CE activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. TFF is committed to providing learners with high-quality CME/CE activities that promote improvements in health care and not those of a commercial interest.   FREE to OAFP Members, Students and Residents.

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