Ensuring Optimal Patient Outcomes in the Treatment and Management of Atopic Dermatitis in the Infant and Pediatric Population
Elaine Siegfried, MD
Division Director and Professor of Pediatrics and Dermatology
St. Louis University
St. Louis, MO
Marcia Hogeling, MD
Health Sciences Assistant Clinical Professor
Director of Pediatric Dermatology
Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center
Santa Monica, CA
President-Elect, American Headache Society
This case-based enduring activity will cover the treatment, and management of Atopic Dermatitis in the Infant and Pediatric Population
This activity is intended for US-based general pediatricians, internal medicine, and family physicians who are involved in the care and treatment of patients with AD.
After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:
- Describe the impact of AD on physical, social, emotional, and mental aspects of patients’ lives throughout their lifespan
- Discuss best practices for achieving a timely and accurate diagnosis of AD in patients of all ages in order to initiate appropriate treatment
- Review the mechanisms of action and clinical profiles of current and emerging treatments for AD in infants, pediatric, adolescent, and adult patients
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.
CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
Med Learning Group designates this web-based activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA Category 1 Credits™. 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 and treatment of patients with AD. CNE Credits: 2.0 ANCC Contact Hours.
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 2.0 contact hours of continuing nursing education of RNs and APNs.
DISCLOSURE OF FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS
Elaine Siegfried, MD is a consultant for Regeneron, Sanofi Genzyme, UCB, AbbVie, Verrica, Leo, Novan, Pfizer, Pierre Fabre. Dr. Siegfried receives fees to SSM/SLU related to sponsoring clinical trials for Regeneron, Janssen, Lilly, Pierre Fabre, and Verrica. She receives grant funding supporting pediatric dermatology fellowship participants (2020-2022). Dr. Siegfried has received honoraria from Regeneron, Sanofi Genzyme, and Verrica; and is on the Data Safety Monitoring Board for UCB, Leo, Novan, and Pfizer.
Marcia Hogeling, MD, is a principal investigator in a Celgene study; funds are distributed to UCLA.
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.
The reviewer of this activity has nothing to disclose.
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RELEASE DATE: July 13, 2020
EXPIRATION DATE: July 13, 2021
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