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Telehealth and Thyroid Eye Disease: Redefining Care in the 21st Century
Course Description

This is a 30 minute on-demand video activity featuring best practices in utilizing telehealth technologies to diagnose and treat  patients with Thyroid Eye Disease funded by an educational grant from Horizon Therapeutics.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Explain the practices essential in delivering the best possible patient care to patients living with thyroid eye disease using telemedicine technologies.
  • Review approaches to overcome challenges associated with managing patients who have thyroid eye disease using telemedicine technologies
Accreditation Statement

The Endocrine Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Endocrine Society has achieved Accreditation with Commendation.

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
The Endocrine Society designates this Other activity for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. While offering CME credits noted above, this program is not intended to provide extensive training or certification in the field.

Please note that while other accrediting bodies accept AMA PRA Category 1 credit, we can only award and report this credit for MDs/DOs. For those outside of this accreditation, please complete the participation evaluation and use that certificate as proof of attendance to submit to your accrediting body.

Maintenance of Certification (MOC)
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

Faculty and Disclosures

Suzanne K. Freitag, MD
Director, Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Service
Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Editor-in-Chief, Orbit

Albert Y. Wu, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Department of Ophthalmology
Stanford University School of Medicine

STATEMENT OF INDEPENDENCE
As a provider of CME accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, the Endocrine Society has a policy of ensuring that the content and quality of this educational activity are balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous. The scientific content of this activity was developed under the supervision of the Endocrine Society’s guideline task force.

DISCLOSURE POLICY
The faculty, committee members, and staff who are in position to control the content of this activity are required to disclose to the Endocrine Society and to learners any relevant financial relationship(s) of the individual or spouse/partner that have occurred within the last 12 months with any commercial interest(s) whose products or services are related to the CME content. Financial relationships are defined by remuneration in any amount from the commercial interest(s) in the form of grants; research support; consulting fees; salary; ownership interest (e.g., stocks, stock options, or ownership interest excluding diversified mutual funds); honoraria or other payments for participation in speakers' bureaus, advisory boards, or boards of directors; or other financial benefits. The intent of this disclosure is not to prevent CME planners with relevant financial relationships from planning or delivery of content, but rather to provide learners with information that allows them to make their own judgments of whether these financial relationships may have influenced the educational activity with regard to exposition or conclusion.

The following faculty reported no relevant financial relationships: Albert Y. Wu, MD, PhD

The following faculty reported  relevant financial relationships during the content development process for this activity: Suzanne K. Freitag, MD: Consultant and Advisory Board Member, Horizon Therapeutics.  Textbook royalties, Thieme, Springer

The following SPC member who planned and reviewed content for this activity reported no relevant financial relationships:  Beret Anne Casey, MD

The following SPC Committee members reported financial relationships:

  • Andjela T. Drincic, MD: Advisory Board Member, Corcept
  • Sergio Fazio, MD, PhD: Consultant, Amarin, Amgen, Akcea, Aegerion, Esperion, Novartis
  • Angela M. Leung, MD: Speaker, Medical Education Resources, MCE Conferences, ATA Board Member
  • Amy Rothberg, MD: Spouse, consultant of Merck
  • Katherine Araque, MD: Speaker, Novo Nordisk; Advisory Board, Corcept

The Endocrine Society has reviewed these relationships to determine which are relevant to the content of this activity and resolved any identified conflicts of interest for these individuals.

The following SPC members reported no relevant financial relationships:

Lorena Alarcon-Casas Wright, MD, Neena Natt, MD; Kelly Lauter Roszko, MD, PhD; Deborah Sellmeyer, MD; Savitha Subramanian, MD; Soleymani Taraneh, MD; Steven Weitzman, MD

The Endocrine Society staff associated with the development of content for this activity reported no relevant financial relationships.

The Endocrine Society staff have reviewed all disclosures and resolved or managed all relevant identified conflicts of interest, as applicable


ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF COMMERCIAL SUPPORT

This educational activity is supported by an independent medical educational grant from Horizon Therapeutics.

Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Available Nov 20, 2020 to Dec 31, 2021
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered: 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
0.5 ABIM-MOC Point
0.5 Participation Credit
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