New Approaches to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Pediatric Patients with Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis




Friday, June 19, 2020

7:00 AM – 8:00 AM ET

Please note this Virtual program is at 7:00AM Eastern, 6:00AM Central, 5:00AM Mountain, and 4:00AM Pacific.


Lucia Diaz, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Associate Program Director, Dermatology Residency
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX

Learning Objectives

After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:

  • Employ diagnostic best practices for pediatric patients with moderate to severe AD and incorporate severity assessment tools to guide patient management decisions
  • Review the clinical profiles, including sensory tolerability issues such as application site pain, and mechanisms of action of established and newly approved and emerging agents for the treatment of pediatric patients with moderate to severe AD
  • Design individualized treatment plans for pediatric patients with AD that incorporate specific patient factors, current evidence-based guidance, and the clinical profiles of new and emerging treatments
  • Examine the benefits associated with pediatric patient-centered, team-based, shared decision-making approaches for the management of moderate to severe AD

Target Audience
This activity is intended educate PCPs, NPs, and PAs about diagnosing, treating, and managing atopic dermatitis in pediatric patients.

Accreditation Statement

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


Med Learning Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the live activity.


This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the care of pa­tients with atopic dermatitis.

1.0 ANCC Contact Hour(s)

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


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