A Virtual Reality View—Evolving Standards of Care in Psoriasis: The Influence of Biologics on PASI Goals, Quality of Life, and Special Populations

Released On
October xx, 2019

Expires On
October xx, 2020

Media Type
Internet

Completion Time
60 minutes

Specialty
Dermatology

Topic(s)
Psoriasis

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Jointly provided by Med Learning Group and Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM.

 

Supported by an educational grant from Lilly USA, LLC.

Credit Available

  • Physicians — maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)
  • Nurses — 1.0 contact hour(s).

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

Target Audience

This activity is intended for dermatologists and other health care professionals involved in the management of patients with psoriasis.

Program Overview

This online activity will cover treatment options and management strategies for patients with psoriasis.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Review the pathophysiology of psoriasis, including genetic and cellular mechanisms, cytokines, and inflammatory processes
  • Describe the mechanisms of action, efficacy, and safety of approved and emerging biologics, along with their use in populations of color
  • Evaluate differences in presentation and treatment of special populations with psoriasis
  • Assess the disease burden and quality-of-life impact of psoriasis, along with tips on how to better manage them

Faculty

Crystal Aguh, MD

Director, Ethnic Skin Program
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Baltimore, Maryland

Physician Continuing Medical Education

Accreditation Statement

Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This CME activity was planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.

Credit Designation

Med Learning Group designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education

Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the treatment and management of patients with psoriasis.

Accreditation Statement

Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Credit Designation

Awarded 1.0 contact hour(s) of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.

Disclosure of Policy Statement

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Med Learning Group must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors, staff, and planning committee members participating in a MLG-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.

Dr. Crystal Aguh

  • Royalty Fees: UptoDate Inc.
  • Consultant Fees : L’Oreal Inc.
  • Contracted Research: Skin of Color Society.

CME content review
The content of this activity was independently peer reviewed.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.

CNE Content Review
The content of this activity was peer reviewed by a nurse reviewer.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.

The staff, planners, and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME/CE activity:

Felecia Beachum, Program Manager for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.

Matthew Frese, MBA, General Manager of Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.

Christina Gallo, SVP, CHCP Educational Development for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.

Russie Allen, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator has nothing to disclose.

Lauren Welch, MA, VP of Accreditation and Outcomes for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.

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Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CME/CNE activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.

During the course of this lecture, the faculty may mention the use of medications for both FDA-approved and non-approved indications.

Instructions for Participation and Credit

There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this online activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:

  1. Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
  2. Participate in the enduring activity.
  3. Submit the evaluation form to the Med Learning Group.

You will receive your certificate for download immediately, you will also get an email reminder.

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Disclaimer

Med Learning Group makes every effort to develop CME activities that are science-based.This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to use this information to enhance their professional development in an effort to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making ability before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

Participation Statement

This educational activity provides training necessary for licensed attendees to maintain state licensing requirements. The tuition for this educational activity is subsidized in part by unrestricted educational grants, including for those attendees who have successfully completed the state licensing requirements for their respective fields. This subsidy is reflected in the registration fees for this activity.

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