is a national education initiative designed to provide physicians with a comprehensive continuing medical education program on idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) that focuses on disease mechanisms, diagnosis, and management.
PILOT™ Learning Objectives
- Explain the epidemiology of IPF and the importance of accurate and early diagnosis
- Indicate how to accurately diagnose IPF in conjunction with a multidisciplinary team
- Explain the pathophysiology of IPF and the therapeutic approaches to different steps in the disease process
- Describe the evidence-based diagnosis and management of IPF recommended in the 2011 ATS/ERS guidelines