Primary care clinicians
Primary care, preventive care, vision, ophthalmology, diabetes, endocrinology
Christian Hermansen, MD, MBA
Regional Medical Director
Lancaster General Health Physicians
Lancaster General Health Family Medicine Residency Program
Christian Hermansen, MD, MBA is the regional medical director of Lancaster General Health Physicians in Lancaster county, Pennsylvania. Dr Hermansen graduated from Jefferson Medical College and completed the Lancaster General Health Family Medicine Residency Program.
John W. Kitchens, MD
John W. Kitchens MD is a retina specialist and partner at Retina Associates of Kentucky. Dr Kitchens attended Indiana University School of Medicine and completed his residency at the University of Iowa Department of Ophthalmology.
|1.||Use retinal screening devices, if available, or refer patients with diabetes to an eye care professional for regular screening in accordance with ADA or AAO guidelines.||2.||Describe approaches to diagnosis, monitoring, and early initiation of treatment recommended by current and recently updated guidelines.|
|1.||Use retinal screening devices, if available, or refer patients with diabetes to an eye care professional for regular screening in accordance with ADA or AAO guidelines.|
|2.||Describe approaches to diagnosis, monitoring, and early initiation of treatment recommended by current and recently updated guidelines.|
Jointly provided by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and DKBmed, LLC.
This activity is intended for health care professionals involved with the management or treatment of patients with type 2 diabetes.
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In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and DKBmed, LLC. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the American Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Physician Continuing Medical Education
The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Continuing Nursing Education (per activity)
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This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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Faculty / Presenter Reported Financial Relationship
Christian Hermansen, MD - None
John Kitchens, MD
Consulting Fees – Allergan, Apellis, Alcon, Bayer, Genentech, Kodiak, Regeneron, Zeiss
Contracted Research – Genentech, Kodiak
Planners and Managers
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Disclosure of Unlabeled Use
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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.
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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Launch Date: 12/27/2021
Expiration Date: 12/26/2022
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