Angioedema in the ED: Accreditation Information

Target Audience
This enduring educational program is designed for Practitioners in the Emergency Medicine Setting who manage angioedema including Hereditary Angioedema and other non-histamine related swelling episodes.

Educational Goal/Purpose 
The goal of Angioedema in the Emergency Medicine Setting: Optimizing Management for Every Patient will be to provide clinical insight for the diagnosis of angioedema in the Emergency Department and its varied etiology.

Learning Objectives
After participating in this educational activity, learners should be able to:

1. Differentiate between the clinical presentations of angioedema and generalized edema 
2. Identify the two primary pathways that are responsible for angioedema episodes that require care in the Emergency Department
3. Develop a proactive approach to diagnosing angioedema that includes Hereditary Angioedema
4. Initiate appropriate therapy based upon the most likely cause of angioedema i.e. histamine mediated versus bradykinin mediated
5. Collaborate with patients and their HAE physician to develop prophylactic and acute care strategies to manage their angioedema attacks

Planner Disclosures
No member of CMEsolutions or CE Symmetry has any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of CMEsolutions and US Hereditary Angioedema Association. The CMEsolutions is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The CMEsolutions designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing:  This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Western Multi-State Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.  The Western Multi-State Division and ANCC Commission on Accreditation do not approve or endorse any commercial products displayed.  This continuing nursing education activity is approved to provide 1.75 contact hours. 

ACPE: The CMEsolutions is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This program is approved for 1.75 contact hours (0.175 CEUs). ACPE Program Number: 0274-9999-16-015-H04-P.

*Important Notice and Instructions: Beginning January 1, 2013, participants requesting ACPE credit must complete the information requested. CMEsolutions will upload credit completion information to the CPE Monitor within 6 weeks following the activity. The CPE Monitor System will direct electronic data submitted by ACPE-accredited providers to ACPE and to NABP, ensuring that CPE credit is officially verified by providers. Once information is received by NABP, pharmacists and pharmacy technicians will be able to log in and access information about completed CPE activities.


There are no fees for participation in this activity.

Activity Start Date
October 11, 2016

Activity End Date
October 11, 2018

Participation Requirements
    *Read the disclosure information on the Accreditation Information Page
    *Complete the activity
    *Complete the post test, evaluation, and credit request
    *Certificates will be emailed within 7 days of completing the activity

*Pharmacy Credits will be submitted once your attendance, NABP# and birthdate (MM/DD) have been verified.

Off-label Use
Angioedema in the ED may contain discussion of unlabeled and/or investigational uses of agents not approved by the FDA.  Please consult the prescribing information for each product.

Commercial Support 
There is no commercial support for this activity.

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Faculty and Disclosures
CMEsolutions requires everyone in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any relevant financial conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by CMEsolutions for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.

     *All potential conflicts have been discussed with the speakers and all have agreed to the Conflict of Interest policy
     *All presentations have been peer reviewed for conflict or bias
     *All participants have signed a disclosure statement indicating they will present information fairly and without bias
    *The educational activity will be monitored to insure no conflicts of interest arise