Jennifer Schoch, MD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
University of Florida College of Medicine
This online activity will cover the pathophysiology of atopic dermatitis, best practices for severity assessment and diagnosis, current and emerging therapeutic agents, and long-term decision-making for individualized care.
This activity is intended for US-based pediatricians and other health care professionals who diagnose, treat, and/or manage patients with AD.
Upon the completion of this program, attendees should be able to:
- Review recent pathophysiological findings in AD that have informed the selection of new therapeutic targets
- Describe best practices for severity assessment and diagnosis of moderate-to-severe AD in pediatric patients, accounting for biomarkers, phenotype/genotype, comorbidities, and disease burden
- Explain the mechanisms of action and clinical profiles of new and emerging targeted systemic agents for the long-term treatment of AD in pediatric patients
- Discuss how different biomarkers, comorbidities and adherence barriers play a role in long-term treatment decision making for pediatric patients with AD
Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
Med Learning Group designates this online activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the online activity.
NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION
Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with atopic dermatitis. Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hours
CNE 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. Awarded 1.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.
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DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
Dr. Schoch has nothing to disclose.
CME Content Review
The content of this activity was independently peer reviewed.
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CNE Content Review
The content of this activity was peer reviewed by a nurse reviewer.
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METHOD OF PARTICIPATION
There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this online activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:
- Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
- Participate in the online activity.
- Submit the evaluation form to Med Learning Group.
Participants will receive their certificate via email within 30 days.
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RELEASE DATE: December 12, 2018
EXPIRATION DATE: December 12, 2019
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