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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

Exploring Emerging Topical Treatments in Psoriasis: Are You Up to Date?

  • Authors: April Armstrong, MD, MPH; Linda Stein Gold, MD; Kenneth Gordon, MD
  • CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 5/26/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 5/26/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 0.75 ABIM MOC points

    Nurses - 0.75 ANCC Contact Hour(s) (0.75 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology)

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for dermatologists, primary care physicians, and nurse practitioners.

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to discuss the role of emerging topical treatments in the management of patients with chronic plaque psoriasis, with a focus on key clinical data.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Treat-to-target principles in psoriasis
    • Data on emerging topical psoriasis treatments
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Assessing the burden of psoriasis in the context of clinical practice
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Assimilate emerging topical psoriasis treatments into practice when available


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


Moderator

  • April Armstrong, MD, MPH

    Professor of Dermatology
    Associate Dean for Clinical Research
    University of Southern California
    Los Angeles, California

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: April Armstrong, MD, MPH, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: AbbVie; Almirall; Arcutis; ASLAN; Beiersdorf; Boehringer Ingelheim; Bristol Myers Squibb; Dermavant; Dermira; EPI; Incyte; Janssen; Leo; Lilly; Modmed; Nimbus; Novartis; Ortho Dermatologics; Pfizer; Regeneron; Sanofi; Sun Pharma; UCB Pharma
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: AbbVie; ASLAN; Boehringer Ingelheim; Bristol Myers Squibb; Dermavant; Dermira; EPI; Incyte; Janssen; Leo; Lilly; Novartis; Ortho Dermatologics; Parexel; Pfizer; Regeneron; Sanofi; Sun Pharma; UCB Pharma
    Research funding from: AbbVie; Bristol Myers Squibb; Dermavant; Dermira; Galderma; Incyte; Janssen; Kyowa Kirin; Leo; Lilly; Novartis; Regeneron; UCB Pharma

Faculty

  • Linda Stein Gold, MD

    Director of Clinical Research
    Division Head of Dermatology
    Henry Ford Health System
    Detroit, Michigan

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Linda Stein Gold, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: AbbVie; Amgen; Arcutis; Bristol Myers Squibb; Dermavant; EPI; Galderma; Incyte; Janssen; Ortho Dermatologics; Pfizer; Regeneron; Sanofi; UCB Pharma
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: AbbVie; Amgen; Incyte; Pfizer; Regeneron; Sanofi; Sun Pharma
    Research funding from: AbbVie; Amgen; Arcutis; Dermata; Dermavant; Galderma; Incyte; Ortho Dermatologics; Pfizer; UCB Pharma

  • Kenneth Gordon, MD

    Professor and Chair of Dermatology
    Medical College of Wisconsin
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Kenneth Gordon, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: AbbVie; Almirall; Amgen; Arcutis; Arena; Bristol Myers Squibb; Dermavant; Incyte; Janssen; Kyowa Kirin; Leo; Lilly; MoonLake; Ortho Dermatologics; Pfizer; Regeneron; Sanofi; Sun Pharma; UCB Pharma
    Research funding from: AbbVie; Bristol Myers Squibb; Lilly; UCB Pharma

Editor

  • Karen Badal, MD, MPH

    Senior Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Disclosure: Karen Badal, MD, MPH, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer/Nurse Planner

  • Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    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.


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In support of improving patient care, Medscape, LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

    For Physicians

  • Medscape, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.75 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Aggregate participant data will be shared with commercial supporters of this activity.

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    For Nurses

  • Awarded 0.75 contact hour(s) of nursing continuing professional development for RNs and APNs; 0.75 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology. 

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CME / ABIM MOC / CE

Exploring Emerging Topical Treatments in Psoriasis: Are You Up to Date?

Authors: April Armstrong, MD, MPH; Linda Stein Gold, MD; Kenneth Gordon, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC / CE Released: 5/26/2022

Valid for credit through: 5/26/2023

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Educational Impact Challenge

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to discuss the role of emerging topical treatments in the management of patients with chronic plaque psoriasis, with a focus on key clinical data.

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.