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Several programs offer continuing medical education (CME) credit

Fibrodysplaisa ossificans progressiva (FOP) is one of the more than 6,000 rare diseases in the world. Health care providers simply cannot be familiar with every rare disease. We are pleased to connect you to FOP awareness and education programs that you can participate in online. Some of these programs offer continuing medical education (CME) credit.

These programs have been developed and sponsored by other organizations or companies with content provided by FOP experts. You will find the developer and sponsor of each program in the listing below.

Medscape

Check the Toes Before Biopsy
Medscape Education is offering "Check the Toes Before Biopsy," a CME program supported by an education grant from Ipsen. The goal of this activity is to increase awareness of FOP and its burden and to improve its' earlier recognition. Dr. Richard Keen, The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, served as Faculty.

Before you begin this activity, you'll assess your clinical knowledge by completing a brief survey. Answering these questions again after the activity will allow you to see what you learned and to compare your answers with those of your peers. This CME program is valid for credit through October 1, 2021.

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Test Your Knowledge: Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva 
Medscape Education Orthopaedics is offering "Test Your Knowledge: Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva," a CME program supported by an educational grant from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals and developed through a strategic partnership between the IFOPA, the Endocrine Society and Medscape. Dr. Bob Pignolo, Mayo Clinic, served as Faculty. 

The goals of continuing medical education and professional development are to acquire and retain knowledge that will enhance clinical practice and improve patient outcomes. The FOP self-assessment survey is offered for CME credit and is designed to test current knowledge and skills related to recognizing and managing FOP. This CME program is valid for credit through January 27, 2022. 

Access "Test Your Knowledge: Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva"

PeerVoice

Let Their Feet Lead the Way: Tools for Early Identification of FOP
PeerVoice is offering "Let Their Feet Lead the Way: Tools for Early Identification of FOP." The activity comprises two presentations featuring Drs. Richard Keen, The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, and Angela Cheung, Toronto General Hospital Research Institute; and Mr. Chris Bedford-Gay, FOP Friends Founder & Trustee and IFOPA Board Member. The presentation includes supporting materials that may be downloaded at any time during the presentation.

PeerVoice provides independent medical education helping physicians acquire new clinical skills, test their knowledge and improve their practice of medicine. This activity on FOP is supported by an educational grant from Ipsen.

Access "Let Their Feet Lead the Way: Tools for Early Identification of FOP"

Springer Healthcare IME

FOP Recognition, Treatment and Hope
Springer Healthcare IME is currently offering an FOP Clinical Diagnosis Quiz. Additional education opportunities will be released in the next several months, including two videos – one on diagnosis and one on treatment plus a webinar. This educational series is supported by an educational grant from Ipsen.

Springer Healthcare IME in collaboration with a global network of scientific experts designs, develops and delivers meaningful education that inspires healthcare professionals to maximize their learning and make measurable change in their own clinical practice. 

Access the FOP Clinical Diagnosis Quiz

touchIME

Moving Towards Effective Treatments for Rare Bone Diseases: Latest Data from ASBMR and ECTS 2020 
touchIME is offering "Moving Towards Effective Treatments for Rare Bone Diseases: Latest Data from ASBMR and ECTS 2020." This CME activity is funded by an independent medical education request from Ipsen and Ultragenyx. Watch Dr. Richard Keen, The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, review the latest data from the American Society of Bone & Mineral Research (ASBMR) and European Calcified Tissue Society (ECTS) 2020 on the diagnosis and management of rare bone diseases including:

  • New and emerging data on X-linked hypophosphataemia
  • Trial data in hypophosphatasia and tumor-induced osteomalacia
  • Emerging data on the outcomes of patients with fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva

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 Oakstone Publishing and touchIME. Oakstone Publishing is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credits expire December 15, 2021.

Access "Moving Towards Effective Treatments for Rare Bone Diseases: Latest Data from ASBMR and ECTS 2020" 

Rare Bone Diseases – Moving Away from Diagnosis Odyssey Towards Effective Treatments
touchIME is offering "Rare Bone Diseases – Moving Away from Diagnosis Odyssey Towards Effective Treatments." This CME activity is funded by an independent medical education request from Ipsen and Ultragenyx. Watch Professor Agnes Linglart chair a discussion with Dr. Thomas Carpenter and Professor Kathryn Dahir. They explore current approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of rare bone disorders, before sharing their expert insights into how the latest data on new and emerging therapies may shape future best practice. The panel also reviews current clinical challenges and highlights the requirement to better address existing unmet needs for patients living with these conditions.

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 Oakstone Publishing and touchIME. Oakstone Publishing is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credits expire August 12, 2021.

Access "Rare Bone Diseases – Moving Away from Diagnosis Odyssey Towards Effective Treatments"

Access the "Tin Soldiers Global CME Series on FOP" 

The Tin Soldiers FOP Outreach Program is offering the Global CME Series on FOP, a seven-part video series, for licensed health care professionals. Each session includes a talk by an FOP expert physician. The Series is accredited with the Health Professions Council of South Africa.

Watch this short video to learn more about the FOP clinical experts and the topics they cover in the Global CME Series on FOP.

Access the "Tin Soldiers Global CME Series on FOP"


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