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CPD

Understanding the Impact of Hidradenitis Suppurativa on Patients’ Lives

  • Authors: Amit Garg, MD; Joslyn S. Kirby, MD, MS, MEd; Kelsey van Straalen, MD, PhD
  • CPD Released: 11/28/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 11/28/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Non-US Physicians - maximum of 0.50 CPD

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    • Letter of Completion

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for a global audience of dermatologists, surgeons, primary care physicians, obstetricians and gynecologists, and emergency medicine physicians.

The goal of this activity is to educate learners on the extensive and significant impact of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) on patients’ lives.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Burden of disease in HS
    • Comorbidities associated with HS
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Communicate effectively with their patients to fully understand their needs and the impact of this disease


Disclosures

WebMD Global requires every individual in a position to control educational content to disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies that have occurred within the past 24 months. Ineligible companies are organizations whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

All relevant financial relationships for anyone with the ability to control the content of this educational activity are listed below and have been mitigated. Others involved in the planning of this activity have no relevant financial relationships.

Disclosures for additional planners can be found here.


Moderator

  • Amit Garg, MD

    Professor and Founding Chair
    Department of Dermatology
    Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine
    at Hofstra/Northwell
    New Hyde Park, New York
    United States

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Amit Garg, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Advisor or consultant for: AbbVie; Anaptys Bio; Boehringer Ingelheim; Bristol Myers Squibb; Incyte; InflaRx; Janssen; Novartis; Pfizer; UCB; Viela Biosciences

Faculty

  • Joslyn S. Kirby, MD, MS, MEd

    Associate Professor of Dermatology
    Vice Chair of Education
    Department of Dermatology
    Penn State Health
    Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
    Hershey, Pennsylvania
    United States

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Joslyn S. Kirby, MD, MS, MEd, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Advisor or consultant for: AbbVie; Bayer; ChemoCentryx; Incyte; InflaRx; Janssen; Novartis; Pfizer; UCB
    Speaker or a member of a speakers bureau for: AbbVie
    Grants for clinical research from: Incyte
    Royalties or patent beneficiary: HiSQOL; HASI

  • Kelsey van Straalen, MD, PhD

    Postdoctoral Fellow
    Laboratory for Experimental Immunodermatology
    Department of Dermatology
    Erasmus University Medical Center
    Rotterdam, The Netherlands

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Kelsey van Straalen, MD, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships.

Editors

  • Alessia Piazza, PhD

    Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Alessia Piazza, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Chii Shyang Fong, PhD

    Scientific Content Manager, WebMD Global, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Chii Shyang Fong, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP, has no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

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


Accreditation Statements

    For Physicians

  • The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom (FPM) has reviewed and approved the content of this educational activity and allocated it 0.50 continuing professional development credits (CPD).

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This activity is designed to be completed within the time designated on the title page; physicians should claim only those credits that reflect the time actually spent participating in the activity. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity online during the credit eligibility period that is noted on the title page.

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  1. Read the information provided on the title page regarding the target audience, learning objectives, and author disclosures, read and study the activity content and then complete the post-test questions. If you earn a passing score on the post-test and we have determined based on your registration profile that you may be eligible to claim CPD credit for completing this activity, we will issue you a CPD credit certificate.
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CPD

Understanding the Impact of Hidradenitis Suppurativa on Patients’ Lives

Authors: Amit Garg, MD; Joslyn S. Kirby, MD, MS, MEd; Kelsey van Straalen, MD, PhDFaculty and Disclosures

CPD Released: 11/28/2022

Valid for credit through: 11/28/2023

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