Genetics CME

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    Treatment strategies in Hunter Syndrome

    Hunter syndrome is an X-linked recessive genetic disease characterized by a deficiency of lysosomal enzymes responsible for the hydrolysis of glycosaminoglycans (GAGs), with males more likely to develop disease and females more likely to be carriers.

    After reviewing Treatment strategies in Hunter Syndrome, you will be able to:
    • Describe the importance of earlier treatment and diagnosis of Hunter syndrome in patients
    • Determine the likelihood of Hunter syndrome using with established diagnosis methods, given a patient case
    • Describe options available to treat Hunter syndrome and design a medical plan to treat a patient with Hunter syndrome
    • Describe present barriers to care in the treatment of patients with Hunter syndrome

    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 1
    • CME credits awarded by: ScientiaCME
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: June 29, 2017
    • Expiration of CME credit: June 29, 2019
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    Hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis (ATTR) treatment strategies: best practices and emerging therapies

    Transthyretin amyloidosis (ATTR) is a progressive, multisystem, life-threatening disorder characterized by the extracellular deposition of misfolded, insoluble amyloid fibrils.

    After completing Hereditary transthyretin amyloidosis (ATTR) treatment strategies: best practices and emerging therapies physicians will better be able to:

    • Describe the pathophysiology of ATTR such that it might inform treatment mechanisms
    • Describe available therapies used for treatment of ATTR and explain current literature supporting use of those therapies
    • Design and implement an appropriate therapeutic plan for treatment of ATTR
    • Describe future therapies currently being investigated for the treatment of ATTR

    Target Audience: neurologists, cardiologists, and hematologists; physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists in the aforementioned areas of specialty; and any other HCPs with an interest in or who may clinically encounter patients with ATTR.

    • Cost: Free
    • Credit hours: 0.75
    • CME credits awarded by: ScientiaCME
    • Format: On-Demand Online
    • Material last updated: March 28, 2019
    • Expiration of CME credit: March 28, 2021