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Integrating Novel Therapies in PsA: Guided Steps to Shared Decision Making

  • Authors: Alice Gottlieb, MD, PhD
  • CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 11/4/2019
  • Valid for credit through: 11/4/2020, 11:59 PM EST
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Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for rheumatologists, primary care physicians, dermatologists, and nurses/advanced practice nurses.

The goal of this activity is to increase knowledge on the management and treatment of psoriatic arthritis.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have greater competence related to
    • Evidence-based selection of treatment options for PsA
    • Assessment of patients with PsA to determine severity and burden of PsA
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Discuss with patients the impact of disease domains of PsA on their quality of life


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  • Alice Gottlieb, MD, PhD

    Clinical Professor of Dermatology
    Medical Director
    Department of Dermatology
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    New York, New York


    Disclosure: Alice B. Gottlieb, MD, PhD, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Served as an advisor or consultant for: AbbVie Inc.; Allergan, Inc.; Avotres Therapeutics; Beiersdorf; Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; Celgene Corporation; Dermira Inc.; Incyte Corporation; Janssen Pharmaceuticals; LEO Pharma; Lilly; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Reddy Labs; Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Ltd.; Xbiotech; UCB Pharma, Inc.; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International
    Received grants for clinical research from: Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Incyte Corporation; Janssen Pharmaceuticals; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation ; Xbiotech; UCB Pharma, Inc.


  • Karen Badal, MD, MPH

    Senior Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC


    Disclosure: Karen Badal, MD, MPH, has disclosed the following relevant financial relationships:
    Owns stocks, stock options or bonds from: Kallyope, Inc.

  • Ian List

    Medical Writer, Boston, Massachusetts


    Disclosure: Ian List has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

CME Reviewer

  • Hazel Dennison, DNP, RN, FNP, CPHQ, CNE

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


    Disclosure: Hazel Dennison, DNP, RN, FNP, CPHQ, CNE, has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Medscape, LLC staff have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships.

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This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

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Integrating Novel Therapies in PsA: Guided Steps to Shared Decision Making

Authors: Alice Gottlieb, MD, PhDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 11/4/2019

Valid for credit through: 11/4/2020, 11:59 PM EST


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