Clinicians often do not assess the presence of comorbidities in patients with COPD and are less likely to prescribe bronchodilators to COPD patients with cardiovascular disease, often due to lack of knowledge about the cardiovascular safety of these therapies.
Systemic sclerosis (SSc) is a disfiguring, disabling and potentially fatal rare disease. To extend survivability and improve the quality of life for patients, education must support improvements in differential diagnosis and appropriate application of pharmacotherapy.
One of the challenges related to outcomes studies of continuing education is the inability to compare and aggregate outcomes results due to variances in the collected data. CE Outcomes and Gilead Sciences collaborated to address this issue.
Outcomes associated with CME activities have evolved to be an expected component of an educational strategy. This study demonstrates the value of applying a traditional CME performance outcome assessment model within a MSL-led educational outreach.
Vindico created an education model, Precision Decisions: Realistic Cases (PDRC), that can be used to reinforce content while subjectively and objectively measuring practice change. The model has been successfully adopted across several therapeutic areas.