Targeted Therapies for the Management of Moderate-to-Severe Atopic Dermatitis in Adults—A Whiteboard View
Lindsay C. Strowd, MD, FAAD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Wake Forest Baptist Health
This online activity is focused on the team involved in the management of patients with atopic dermatitis.
This activity is intended for US-based dermatologists, allergists/immunologists, and primary healthcare professionals (physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants) involved in the management of adult patients with AD.
After completing the CME activity, learners should be better able to:
- Describe recent pathophysiological findings in AD that have informed the selection of new therapeutic targets
- Identify best practices for severity assessment and diagnosis of moderate-to-severe AD in adult patients, accounting for biomarkers, phenotype/genotype, comorbidities, and disease burden
- Review the clinical profiles and mechanisms of action of the new and emerging targeted biologic agents for the treatment of adults with AD
- Explain how different comorbidities and adherence barriers play a role in the choice of treatment regimens for adults with AD
- Discuss the benefits of patient-centered health care management teams for adults with AD and the respective roles of team members
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 enduring activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA Category 1 Credit(s)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 atopic dermatitis.
Credits: 1.0 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.
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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
Lindsay C. Strowd, MD, FAAD, has received consulting fees from Sanofi Genzyme.
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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During the course of this lecture, the faculty may mention the use of medications for both FDA‐approved and non‐approved indications.
METHOD OF PARTICIPATION
There are no fees for participating and receiving CME 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; and
3. Complete pre-and-post surveys and evaluation.
You will receive your certificate as a downloadable file.
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RELEASE DATE: October 15, 2018
EXPIRATION DATE: October 15, 2019
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