Advances in the Management of Alopecia Areata: The Evolving Role of JAK Inhibitors and the Dermatology Care Team

FACULTY

PROGRAM CHAIR

Brett King, MD
Associate Professor of Dermatology
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, Connecticut

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This enduring activity is intended for dermatologists, pediatric dermatologists, and dermatology advanced providers (NPs and PAs) who are involved in the care and treatment of patients with alopecia areata.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This educational enduring activity is intended for dermatology professionals who care for patients with alopecia areata.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

  • Distinguish between the pathophysiology of alopecia areata and other causes of hair loss
  • Use clinical trial data on the efficacy, safety, and durability of JAK inhibitors to recognize patients with AA who may benefit from these therapies
  • Identify risk factors for disease progression and poor prognosis in patients with AA
  • Develop treatment regimens for patients with AA that consider the psychosocial burden of the disease and associated autoimmune disorders

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

Med Learning Group is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) 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 enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 Credit TM. 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 alopecia areata.

Credit: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

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

Awarded 1.0 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

Faculty Relationship Manufacturer
Brett King, MD Speakers’ bureau Regeneron and Sanofi Genzyme
Consultant Aclaris Therapeutics, Almirall, Arena Pharmaceuticals, Bristol-Meyers Squibb Company, Concert Pharmaceuticals, Dermavant Sciences, Eli Lilly, Pfizer, and Viela Bio
Clinical trial investigator Arena Pharmaceuticals, Concert Pharmaceuticals, Eli Lilly, NIH, and Pfizer

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.
Douglas Cox, MSN, MHA, RN
Ultimate Medical Academy/CCM – Lead Nurse Planner
The reviewer of this activity 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, MBA, General Manager of Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Christina Gallo, SVP, Educational Development for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Andrew Bowser, Director of Medical and Scientific Services for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Sharine Griggs, Senior Program Manager for Med Learning Group, has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Welch, MA, VP, 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.
Douglas Cox, MSN, MHA, RN, UMA/CCM – LNP, 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 virtual 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 pre- and post-test and evaluation form to Med Learning Group

You will receive your certificate as a downloadable file.

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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.

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RELEASE DATE: January 12, 2022

EXPIRATION DATE: January 12, 2023

Copyright © 2022 Med Learning Group. All rights reserved. These materials may be used for personal use only. Any rebroadcast, distribution, or reuse of this presentation or any part of it in any form for other than personal use without the express written permission of Med Learning Group is prohibited.

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