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

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This enduring activity will cover treating and managing atopic dermatitis in pediatric patients.

TARGET AUDIENCE

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

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon the completion of this program, attendees should be 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

ACCREDITATION AND DESIGNATION STATEMENTS

PHYSICIAN
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.

Med Learning Group designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the enduring activity.

NURSES
This program would be beneficial for nurses involved in the treatment and management of pediatric patients with atopic dermatitis.

CNE Credits:
1.0 ANCC Contact Hour

Ultimate Medical Academy/Complete Conference Management (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.

FACULTY

Adelaide A. Hebert, MD (Program Chair)
Professor, Department of Dermatology
Director, Pediatric Dermatology
University of Texas
McGovern Medical School
Houston, TX

Lisa Arkin, MD
Assistant Professor and Director of Pediatric Dermatology
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI

DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT

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 before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

DISCLOSURE OF FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS

Speaker Relationship Manufacturer
Adelaide A. Hebert, MD (Program Chair) Consultant Pfizer, Galderma, Ferrer, and
Speakers Bureau ReLife and Pfizer
Data Safety Monitoring Board Sanofi Regeneron and Bausch Aspire
Scholarship Judge Ortho Dermatologics
Lisa Arkin, MD Reports no relevant relationships with a commercial entity or manufacturer.

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 independently peer reviewed.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.

Planners
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, General Manager of Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Christina Gallo, SVP, Educational Development for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Marcello Morgan, Medical and Scientific Services for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Lauren Welch, MA, VP of Accreditation and Outcomes for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Sharine Griggs, Senior Program Manager for Med Learning Group has nothing to disclose.
Russie Allen, Accreditation and Outcomes Coordinator for Med Learning Group 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/CNE credit for this enduring activity. To receive CME/CNE credit participants must:

  1. Read the CME/CNE information and faculty disclosures.
  2. Participate in the enduring activity.
  3. Complete pre-and-post survey.
  4. Submit the evaluation form online.

You will receive your certificate as a downloadable file.

DISCLAIMER

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 before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

For CME questions, please contact Med Learning Group at info@medlearninggroup.com

RELEASE DATE: October 1, 2020

EXPIRATION DATE: October 1, 2021

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