CME Credit Application Form
(1 CME credit)

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To receive CME credits, please read the CME article in this issue of the ERJ,
complete the requested information and indicate the correct responses to the educational questions below.

Please complete all sections on this form, select 'send' and it will automatically be submitted to the ERS.
We will confirm via email once your evaluation has been received.

Certificates will be sent by e-mail only to the e-mail address specified below. Please allow 4 weeks for processing.

There is now a charge for CME credit applications. For �30 you can make six attempts at the educational questions in issues of the ERJ. The charge will apply to each application, whether or not the CME credit is awarded. When you have paid, a reference number will be issued. Please enter your reference number in section 2 if you have already paid, or fill in your credit card details in section 3 if you have not paid. Note that your application for CME credits will not be processed until payment is received in full.

Please note that fields marked with an * are compulsory.
1. Educational questions. Answer by marking the correct answer.
1. Which of the following health effects have been linked to air pollution? Lung cancer.
Reduced lung function.
Exacerbations of COPD.
Ischaemic heart disease.
2. Which of the following methods will give the most accurate assessment of occupational risk from inhaled agents? Individual workplace exposure measurements.
Job exposure matrices.
Structured interviews regarding occupational history.
Self-reported workplace exposure history.
3. Which of the following pollutants tends to be higher in rural areas? Secondary particles.
Sulphur dioxide.
Polycyclic hydrocarbons.
4. Which pollutant has been associated with more severe emphysema in α1-antitrypsin deficiency? Primary particles.
Nitrogen dioxide.
Secondary particles.
5. Smoking accounts for what percentage of variability in FEV1 in α1-antitrypsin deficiency? 1%.
2. Applicant personal details.
Reference No.
ERS Membership No. (if known):
Date of Birth (DD/MM/YYYY):
* Family Name:
* First Name:
Mailing Address: