A Virtual Reality View: New Approaches to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pediatric and Adolescent Patients with Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis
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Thursday, May 21, 2020
12:00PM – 1:00PM ET
Please note this Virtual program is 12:00PM Eastern, 11:00AM Central, 10:00AM Mountain and 9:00AM Pacific.
- Virtual reality animations
- Personalized poster portal
- Interactive, case-based learning environment
While guidelines regarding the management of AD in children have been published, variability persists in practice. Treatment inconsistencies and the chronic and relapsing nature of AD can lead to frustration for patients, family, and caregivers when managing AD. This program will focus on providing AD caregivers an update on recent pathophysiological findings that drive new therapeutic targets; reviewing severity and diagnosis of AD; and discussing the clinical profiles of existing and emerging agents, with focus on treatment individualization.
Amy S. Paller, MD
Chair, Department of Dermatology
Director, Skin Biology and Diseases Resource-Based Center
Walter J. Hamlin Professor of Dermatology
Professor Dermatology and Pediatrics
Northwestern Medicine Feinberg School of Medicine
Lawrence D. Sher, MD, FAAP, FAAAAI, FACAAI, CPI (ACRP)
Palos Verdes Medical Group
Peninsula Research Associates
Rolling Hills Estates, CA
- Apply updated diagnostic guidance for pediatric and adolescent patients with moderate-to-severe AD and use severity assessments to inform management decisions
- Review the clinical profiles and mechanisms of action of newly approved and emerging systemic/biologic agents for the treatment of pediatric and adolescent patients with moderate-to-severe AD
- Explain the benefits associated with patient centered, team-based shared decision-making approaches for the management of moderate-to-severe AD in children and adolescents
This activity is intended for US-based pediatric/adolescent dermatologists, allergists/immunologists and other health care professionals who diagnose and manage pediatric/adolescent patients with moderate-to-severe AD.
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 live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 creditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the enduring activity.
NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION
Purpose: This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of patients with AD.
Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hours.
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