Crystal Aguh, MD
Director, Ethnic Skin Program
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Junko Takeshita, MD, PhD, MSCE
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
This online activity will cover the management of patients with psoriasis.
This activity is intended for a primary audience of dermatologists, dermatology fellows and residents, and other healthcare professionals involved in the management of patients with psoriasis.
On completing this program, attendees should be able to:
- Review the pathophysiology of psoriasis, including genetic and cellular mechanisms, cytokines, and inflammatory process
- Describe the mechanisms of action, efficacy, and safety of approved and emerging biologics, along with their use in populations where psoriasis is difficult-to-treat
- Evaluate differences in presentation and treatment of special populations with psoriasis, such as children, the elderly, and pregnant women
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 STATEMENT
Med Learning Group designates this online activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the online podcast activity.
NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION
Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the management of patients with psoriasis.
Credits: 1.5 ANCC Contact Hour.
CNE Accreditation Statement: Ultimate Medical Academy/Complete Conference Management (CCM) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Awarded 1.5 contact hour of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.
CNE ACCREDITATION STATEMENT:
Ultimate Medical Academy/Complete Conference Management (CCM) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Awarded 1.5 contact hour of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.
DISCLOSURE 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 an 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.
DISCLOSURE OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
Dr. Crystal Aguh has received royalty fees as an author and from UptoDate Inc. as well as consultant fees from L’Oreal and Leo Pharma.
Dr. Junko Takeshita has received a grant from Pfizer (to the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania).
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. The reviewer has nothing to disclose.
Staff Planners and Managers
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:
Matthew Frese, General Manager of Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Christina Gallo, SVP Educational Development for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Felecia Beachum, Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Marcello Morgan, MD, MPH, Scientific and Medical Services for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Welch, MA, VP of Accreditation and Outcomes for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Russie Allen, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE
Med Learning Group requires that faculty participating in any CME 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 this lecture, the faculty may mention the use of medications for both FDA-approved and nonapproved indications.
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION
There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this enduring activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:
- Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
- Participate in the enduring activity;
- Complete pre-and post surveys and evaluation.
You will receive your certificate as a downloadable file.
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 experience before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.
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AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
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RELEASE DATE: August 14, 2020
EXPIRATION DATE: August 14, 2021
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