Interstitial Lung Disease with Progressive Lung Disease Phenotype (ILD-PF): Therapeutic Updates, Best Practices, and Emerging Therapies

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Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is a collective term used to categorize more than 200 different types of diseases that affect the alveolar structures, the pulmonary interstitium, and small airways.

After completing Interstitial Lung Disease with Progressive Lung Disease Phenotype (ILD-PF): Therapeutic Updates, Best Practices, and Emerging Therapies you will be able to:

  • Describe the pathophysiology of and risk factors for ILD-PF such that it might inform treatment mechanisms and strategies
  • Identify signs and symptoms of ILD-PF (e.g., rheumatoid arthritis, chronic hypersensitivity pneumonitis, unclassified ILD)
  • Describe the prevalence, morbidity, and mortality, burden of illness associated with ILD-PF and, conversely, the benefits associated with early identification and treatment
  • Describe current treatment standards and monitoring parameters (HRCT, PFTs) of ILD-PF, including developments in clinical research and treatment guidelines, and apply them to patient cases
  • Discuss ways to improve clinician communication with their patients, including disease education

 

Target Audience: pulmonologists, rheumatologists, primary care physicians, pathologists, dermatologists; physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists specializing in pulmonology; and any other HCPs who have an interest in or otherwise clinically encounter patients with ILD-Pf.

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