Health e Galaxy (Formerly NCME TV) Program Release




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Program #902 • Available January 4, 2013
Certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ through January 4, 2016
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A Team Approach to Diagnosing
and Managing Fibromyalgia
Daniel Clauw, MD
Professor of Anesthesiology, Medicine (Rheumatology), and Psychiatry
Director, Chronic Pain and Fatigue Research Center
Department of Anesthesiology
University of Michigan Medical School
Ann Arbor, Michigan

Program Description
Dr. Clauw presents the latest evidence-based approaches for the diagnosis and management of fibromyalgia, focusing on the controversies and challenges involved in proper assessment of this often misunderstood condition. He reviews the latest pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment options and provides practical advice on how to achieve positive patient outcomes.

(60 minutes)

Credit Information
Up to 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

This CME activity is designed for neurologists, rheumatologists, psychiatrists, primary care physicians, OB/GYNs, nurse practitioners, and nurses who treat patients with fibromyalgia.

Learning Objectives
After taking part in this CME activity, learners should be better able to:

•  Summarize current evidence supporting the pathophysiology of
fibromyalgia and addressing the controversy questioning the status
of fibromyalgia as a distinct disorder

•  Identify the characteristic symptoms of fibromyalgia and commonly
associated medical and psychiatric comorbidities

•  Evaluate the efficacy and safety of available and investigational
nonpharmacologic and pharmacologic options for the management
of fibromyalgia

•  Apply best practice strategies for the diagnosis, treatment, and
long-term management of patients with fibromyalgia

•  Implement a multidisciplinary team approach to optimize the
management of patients with fibromyalgia
CME Credit Designations
ACCME The Foundation for Improving Patient Outcomes (FFIPO) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education(ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA FFIPO designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit ™.

AOA This activity is eligible for up to 1.0 hour of credit in Category 2-A of
the American Osteopathic Association.