This virtual webinar series 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.
|Bianca Maria Piraccini, MD (Program Chair)
Head of Division of Dermatology
Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine – DIMES
University of Bologna
|Justin M Ko, MD, MBA
Clinical Professor, Dermatology
Stanford Hospital and Clinics Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
|Amy McMichael, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Dermatology
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
This educational 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 live virtual activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the live virtual 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.
Credit: 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.
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