Accreditation/Credit Designation

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #16669, for 1.5 Contact Hours.

Acknowledgment of Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Insmed.

Patient, Provider, & Caregiver Connection™: Patient Perspectives in Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria Lung Disease

Release Date: August 31, 2021
Expiration Date: August 31, 2022

Activity Overview

This video-based program is designed for health care professionals to explore the diagnosis and treatment of nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease (NTM-LD) from a unique perspective—putting the patient’s voice front and center. A man given the diagnosis of NTM-LD will lend expertise to this program by sharing his journey living with the condition. This online activity focuses on the disease pathophysiology, clinical presentation, diagnostic approach, efficacy and safety data of available therapies, and best practices for treatment of NTM-LD.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Insmed.

Instructions for This Activity and Receiving Credit

  1. Complete the activity (including pre- and post-activity assessments).
  2. Answer the evaluation questions.
  3. Request credit using the drop-down menu.

You may immediately download your certificate.

Target Audience

This online educational activity is directed toward pulmonologists, NPs and PAs, and additional members of the multidisciplinary care team who treat patients with bronchiectasis.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this activity, you should be better prepared to:

  • Discuss the diagnostic approach to nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease (NTM-LD)
  • Evaluate the efficacy and safety profiles of antibiotics used in the treatment of NTM-LD
  • Develop management plans for patients presenting with NTM-LD based on shared goals of therapy

Faculty, Staff, and Planners’ Disclosures

The staff of Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC have no relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities.


Gregory J. Riely, MD, PhD
Kevin Winthrop, MD, MPH
Professor of Public Health, Infectious Diseases, Ophthalmology
Oregon Health & Science University
Portland, OR


Disclosures: Grant/Research Support: Insmed; Consultant: Insmed, Paratek Pharmaceuticals, Red Hill Biopharma, Spero Therapeutics.


Ramaswamy Govindan, MD
David E. Griffith, MD
Professor of Medicine
Division of Mycobacterial and Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine
National Jewish Health
Denver, CO


Disclosures: Grant Research Support: Amgen, Pfizer, Takeda Pharmaceutical, Adaptive Biotechnologies, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Spectrum Pharmaceuticals, AbbVie, Bristol Myers Squibb.

Douglas Bitter

PER® mitigated all COI for faculty, staff, and planners prior to the start of this activity by using a multistep process.

Off-Label Disclosure and Disclaimer

This activity may or may not discuss investigational, unapproved, or off-label use of drugs. Learners are advised to consult prescribing information for any products discussed. The information provided in this accredited activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent clinical judgment of a healthcare professional relative to diagnostic, treatment, or management options for a specific patient’s medical condition. The opinions expressed in the content are solely those of the individual faculty members and do not reflect those of PER® or any company that provided commercial support for this activity.

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