Bianca Maria Piraccini, MD (Program Chair)
Head of Division of Dermatology
Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine – DIMES
University of Bologna
Justin Ko, MD
Director and Chief of Medical Dermatology
Stanford Health Care
This enduring activity will discuss the causes of alopecia areata and how to best manage this disease. Expert faculty will highlight the burden of alopecia areata and will offer participants strategies for implementing treatment plans that will not only address the disease itself, but also the overall health challenges for this patient population.
This educational enduring activity is intended for dermatology professionals who care for patients with alopecia areata.
After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:
- Explain the autoimmune mechanisms of current and emerging treatments for AA
- Determine which patients with AA are and are not candidates for JAK inhibitors
- Create treatment plans for patients with AA that address the comorbidities and psychosocial impacts of the disease
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 enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the enduring activity.
NURSING CREDIT INFORMATION
Purpose: Education for managing alopecia areata, including current and new treatments, leads to safe practice, quality care, and continuous professional and personal development for nurses.
CNE Credits: 1.0 ANCC Contact Hour
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 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 a 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
|Bianca Maria Piraccini, MD||Nothing to disclose|
|Justin Ko, MD||Consultant||Eli Lilly & 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.
- Angela L. Davis, PhD, 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.
This activity is co-provided by Ultimate Medical Academy/Complete Conference Management (CCM).
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 live virtual activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:
- Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures
- Participate in the live virtual activity
- Submit the pre- and post-test and evaluation form to Med Learning Group
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 ability before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.
For CME questions, please contact Med Learning Group at [email protected].
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AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT
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