Clinical Paths in the Diagnosis and Personalized Treatment of Psoriatic Arthritis

Released On
December 8, 2017

Expires On
December 8, 2018

Media Type

Completion Time
60 minutes

Dermatology, Rheumatology, Primary care

Psoriatic Arthritis

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This activity is jointly provided by Brown University and Catamount Medical Education.

This activity is supported by independent educational grants from Celgene Corporation and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

Credit Available

  • Physicians — maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)

All other health care professionals completing this course will be issued a statement of participation.

Target Audience

The target audience for this activity is rheumatologists, dermatologists and other healthcare professionals who manage patients with PsA.

Program Overview

An engaging case-based, CME activity that includes an expert overview of the diagnosis and optimal treatment of patients with psoriatic arthritis.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the clinical features and symptoms of PsA to support appropriate diagnosis and disease severity
  • Integrate available diagnostic tests into the diagnostic decision-making process
  • Discuss the significant burden of PsA and its impact on a patient’s QOL
  • Identify current unmet needs in the management of PsA
  • Review recent data on current and emerging targeted PsA therapies
  • Evaluate opportunities for personalization of care for PsA patients with current and emerging therapies


Robin K. Dore, MD, Development Faculty and Presenter

Clinical Professor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA Private
Practice Rheumatology
Tustin, CA

Alice B. Gottlieb, MD, PhD, Development Faculty

Professor of Dermatology
Department of Dermatology
New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY

Physician Accreditation Statement

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 Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Catamount Medical Education. The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physician Credit Designation Statement

The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosures of Conflicts of Interest

In accordance with the disclosure policy of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University as well as standards set forth by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, all CME activity speakers and planners have disclosed all relevant commercial financial relationships received within the past twelve months. This activity’s disclosures have been reviewed and all identified conflicts of interest, if applicable, have been resolved.

The following individuals involved in the development of this activity have indicated they have relationships with industry to disclose relative to the content of this CE activity:

Robin K. Dore, MD

  • Speakers Bureau: Amgen, Novartis, Celgene and AbbVie.
  • Consultant and received grant/research support: Amgen, Novartis, Celgene and AbbVie.

Planners and Independent Reviewers

Alice B. Gottlieb, MD, PhD

  • Consultant and on advisory boards or speakers bureau: Janssen Inc.; Celgene Corp., Bristol Myers Squibb Co., Beiersdorf, Inc., Abbvie, UCB, Novartis, Incyte, Lilly, Reddy Labs, Valeant, Dermira, Allergan, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries.
  • Research/educational grants: Janssen Inc. and Incyte.

Maria Sullivan, CME Director, Brown University

  • No relevant financial relationships reported

Susan Denner MD, MS, Medical Director, Catamount Medical Education

  • No relevant financial relationships reported

Jennifer Green, Chief Learning Officer, Catamount Medical Education

  • No relevant financial relationships reported

Mary Kay Lavy, Project Manager, Catamount Medical Education

  • No relevant financial relationships reported

Method of Participation

There are no fees for participating and receiving credit for this activity. During the period that the activity is available for credit, participants must 1) read the CME information; 2) complete the pre-test (optional), 3) view the entire video and answer questions; and 4) complete the post-test and the evaluation form.

A score of at least 4 out of 6 questions correct must be achieved on the post-test to successfully complete the activity. If you do not receive a passing score, you will receive a message notifying you that you did not pass the post-test. You may retake the post-test until successful. Following the post-test and evaluation form your certificate will be made available immediately.

Course Viewing Requirements

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