Release date: July 21, 2015
Expiration date: July 21, 2016
Estimated time to complete activity: 1 hour

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Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (www.pimed.com) and Medtelligence
                         
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Amarin Pharma Inc.

Target Audience
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, advanced practice nurses, RNs, midwives, and other allied health professionals who care for women, including internists, family practitioners, and general obstetrician-gynecologists.

Educational Objectives
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

Faculty
Michael Miller, MD, FACC, FAHA
Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine, Epidemiology & Public Health
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director, Center for Preventive Cardiology
University of Maryland Medical Center
Baltimore, MD

Richard L. Nemiroff, MD
Clinical Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Perelman School of Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Gregory S. Pokrywka, MD, FACP, FNLA, NCMP
Assistant Professor of General Internal Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Director, Baltimore Lipid Center
Diplomate, American Board of Clinical Lipidology
Towson, MD

Physician Continuing Medical Education
Accreditation Statement
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 Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and Medtelligence. The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education
Credit Designation
This educational activity for 1.0 contact hour is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.
Designated for 0.6 contact hours of pharmacotherapy credit for Advance Practice Registered Nurses.

Accreditation Statement
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality CME/CE activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME/CE activity:

Dr. Michael Miller: Consulting Fees: Amarin

Dr. Richard Nemiroff: No financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.

Dr. Gregory Pokrywka: Consulting Fees: Amarin, Kowa; Fees for Non-CME/CE Services: Amarin, Kowa, AstraZeneca

The planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME/CE activity:

The following PIM planners and managers, Trace Hutchison, PharmD, Samantha Mattiucci, PharmD, CHCP, Jan Schultz, MSN, RN, CHCP, and Judi Smelker-Mitchek, RN, BSN hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.

Medtelligence: Ben Caref, PhD; Pamela Clark - No financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.

Media
Internet

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.

Disclaimer
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.

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