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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

Ask the Onychomycosis Expert: Part 1-Tips for Primary Care Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Pharmacists

  • Authors: Wendy C. Cantrell, CRNP, DNP; Jeffrey A. Kyle, PharmD
  • CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 12/18/2017
  • THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED
  • Valid for credit through: 12/18/2018
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, and other members of the healthcare team who treat patients with onychomycosis (OM).

The goal of this activity is to discuss the burden of OM, proper diagnosis, and review of treatment options, including tailoring treatment for individual patients.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Key factors to consider when individualizing the care plan for patients with OM
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Selection of diagnostic tests for OM based on patient history and clinical presentation
    • Implementing strategies to support a team-based approach to treating patients with OM


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Moderator

  • Wendy C. Cantrell, DNP, CRNP

    Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Wendy C. Cantrell, DNP, CRNP, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

    Dr Cantrell does intend to discuss off-label uses of drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

    Dr Cantrell does not intend to discuss investigational drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics not approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

Panelist

  • Jeffrey A. Kyle, PharmD

    Professor of Pharmacy Practice, McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Jeffrey A. Kyle, PharmD, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

    Dr Kyle does not intend to discuss off-label uses of drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

    Dr Kyle does not intend to discuss investigational drugs, mechanical devices, biologics, or diagnostics not approved by the FDA for use in the United States.

Editors

  • Shari J. Dermer, PhD

    Scientific Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Shari J. Dermer, PhD has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

  • Beverly A. Caley, JD

    Freelance writer, Caley-Reidenbach Consulting, LLP, Philomath, OR

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Beverly A. Caley, JD has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CMEReviewer/Nurse Planner

  • Amy Bernard, MS, BSN, RN-BC

    Lead Nurse Planner, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Amy Bernard, MS, BSN, RN-BC, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.


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    For Physicians

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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

Ask the Onychomycosis Expert: Part 1-Tips for Primary Care Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, and Pharmacists

Authors: Wendy C. Cantrell, CRNP, DNP; Jeffrey A. Kyle, PharmDFaculty and Disclosures
THIS ACTIVITY HAS EXPIRED

CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 12/18/2017

Valid for credit through: 12/18/2018

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Education Impact Challenge

The goal of this activity is to discuss the burden of onychomycosis, proper diagnosis, and review of treatment options, including tailoring treatment for individual patients. Before you begin this activity, please assess your clinical knowledge by completing this brief survey. Answering these questions again after the activity will allow you to see what you learned and to compare your answers with those of your peers.

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