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Rheumatology Grand Rounds Visiting Speaker

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
6:00pm – 7:00pm

UConn Health
MSI 4th Fl Rm N4002

Rheumatology Grand Rounds Visiting Speaker

Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and the Division of Rheumatology


Plasmapheresis for Rheumatological Diseases In the Twenty- First Century - Take it or Leave it?

Speaker: Ruchir D. Trivedi, MD, MSc MRCP Kidney Disease/Nephrology UConn Health Date: March 8, 2017 Time: 6-7 pm Location: MSI N4002

Target Audience: Rheumatologists

Learning Objectives: Participants will (be able to): 1. Identify the role of therapeutic apheresis in medically refractory rheumatological diseases 2. Implement timely apheresis in patients with ANCA antibody associated vasculitis

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

The activity director, planning committee members, nor the speaker, Dr. Trivedi has a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation.

Dr. Trivedi will not be discussing the off-labeled use of any product.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from with instructions will be sent to participants. Please complete the evaluation within one week of receiving the email.

If you do not receive an evaluation assignment from within 10 business days of this activity, please contact the Department that hosted this activity (indicated above) to ensure that your account is set up and your participation in this activity was forwarded to the CME office.

For more information please contact Dr. Lakshminarayanan at 860 679 3605


Liesa LeConche 679 3605

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