You are leaving Medscape Education
Cancel Continue
Log in to save activities Your saved activities will show here so that you can easily access them whenever you're ready. Log in here CME & Education Log in to keep track of your credits.
 

CPD

Can You Diagnose This Patient With Skin Pustules?

  • Authors: Melinda Gooderham, MD, MSc, FRCP
  • CPD Released: 5/24/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 5/24/2023
Start Activity

  • Credits Available

    Non-US Physicians - maximum of 0.25 CPD

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This educational activity is intended for an international audience of non-US dermatologists and primary care physicians.

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to identify the clinical features of generalized pustular psoriasis (GPP) and enhance their confidence in diagnosing this condition.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Patient assessment for pustular skin conditions
    • Recognition of key clinical features of GPP


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 with ineligible companies.

Disclosures for additional planners can be found here.


Faculty

  • Melinda Gooderham, MD, MSc, FRCP

    Medical Director​
    SKiN Centre for Dermatology
    Assistant Professor​
    Queens University​
    Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Melinda  Gooderham, MD, MSc, FRCP, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: AbbVie Inc.; Akros Pharma Inc.; AMGEN; Arena Pharmaceuticals; Arcutis Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Asana Bio Sciences; Aslan Pharmaceuticals; Bausch Health; Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH; Celgene Corporation; Eli Lilly and Company; Galderma SA.; Janssen Inc.; Kyowa Kirin; LEO Pharma; Novartis Pharmaceuticals; Pfizer Inc.; Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Sanofi Genzyme; Sun Pharmaceuticals; UCB
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: AbbVie Inc.; AMGEN; Bausch Health; Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH; Celgene Corporation; Eli Lilly and Company; Galderma SA.; Janssen Inc.; Merck and Co.; Novartis Pharmaceuticals; Pfizer Inc.; Roche Laboratories; Sanofi Genzyme; Sun Pharmaceuticals; UCB
    Contracted researcher for: AbbVie Inc.; Akros Pharma Inc.; AMGEN; AnaptysBio; Arcutis Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Aslan Pharmaceuticals; Bausch Health; Boehringer Ingelheim International GmbH; Bristol Myers Squibb Company; Celgene Corporation; Coherus Biosciences; Dermira Inc.; Eli Lilly and Company; Galderma SA.; GlaxoSmithKline; Incyte; Janssen Inc.; Kyowa Kirin; LEO Pharma; MedImmune; Merck and Co.; Novartis Pharmaceuticals; Pfizer Inc.; Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Roche Laboratories; Sanofi Genzyme; Sun Pharmaceuticals; Takeda Pharmaceuticals; UCB

Editor

  • Marinella Calle, PhD, CMPP

    Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Marinella Calle, PhD, CMPP, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNE, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Leigh Schmidt, MSN, RN, CMSRN, CNE, 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 0.25 continuing professional development credits (CPD).

    Contact WebMD Global

For questions regarding the content of this activity, contact the accredited provider for this CME/CE activity noted above. For technical assistance, contact [email protected]


Instructions for Participation and Credit

There are no fees for participating in or receiving credit for this online educational activity. For information about your eligibility to claim credit, please consult your professional licensing board.

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.

Follow these steps to claim a credit certificate for completing this activity:

  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.
  2. Once your CPD credit certificate has been issued, you may view and print the certificate from your CME/CE Tracker. CPD credits will be tallied in your CME/CE Tracker and archived for 6 years; at any point within this time period you can print out the tally as well as the certificates by accessing "Edit Your Profile" at the top of the Medscape Education homepage.

We encourage you to complete an Activity Evaluation to provide feedback for future programming.

You may now view or print the certificate from your CME/CE Tracker. You may print the certificate but you cannot alter it. Credits will be tallied in your CME/CE Tracker and archived for 6 years; at any point within this time period you can print out the tally as well as the certificates by accessing "Edit Your Profile" at the top of your Medscape homepage.

*The credit that you receive is based on your user profile.

CPD

Can You Diagnose This Patient With Skin Pustules?

Authors: Melinda Gooderham, MD, MSc, FRCPFaculty and Disclosures

CPD Released: 5/24/2022

Valid for credit through: 5/24/2023

processing....

Medscape Clinic Patient info

Patient first and last name: Sally Becker

Patient Age: 62

Presenting condition: Widespread pustules and erythema

Sally, a 62-year-old woman, is referred to a dermatologist following a history of widespread pustules and erythema becoming confluent. She has no history of infection, and is referred because of suspicion of a drug reaction (pustular drug reaction).

 

 

Educational Impact Challenge

Play the video to start the activity. After completion, click Next to test how much you've learned.