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CME / CE

Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria: Frequently Asked Questions

  • Authors: Brian Kim, MD, MTR; Jonathan A. Bernstein, MD
  • CME / CE Released: 8/19/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 8/19/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    Pharmacists - 0.50 Knowledge-based ACPE (0.050 CEUs)

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for dermatologists, allergists/clinical immunologists, pharmacists, nurse practitioners (NPs), and physician assistants (PAs) who specialize in dermatology or allergy/immunology.

The goal of this activity is that learners will improve knowledge and competence of the diagnosis, treatment, and understanding of the etiology of chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU).

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Disease burden and impact on patients with CSU
    • Role of immune cell signaling in the pathophysiology of CSU
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Implementing evidence-based diagnostic criteria for CSU


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Faculty

  • Brian Kim, MD, MTR

    Professor and Vice Chair of Research in Dermatology
    Director
    Mark Lebwohl Center for Neuroinflammation and Sensation
    Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
    New York, New York

    Disclosures

    Brian Kim, MD, MTR, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Jonathan A. Bernstein, MD

    Professor of Clinical Medicine
    Department of Internal Medicine
    Division of Immunology/Allergy Section
    University of Cincinnati Medical Center
    Partner
    Bernstein Allergy Group and Clinical Research Center
    Cincinnati, Ohio

    Disclosures

    Jonathan A. Bernstein, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Allakos; Amgen, Inc.; AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP; Celldex Therapeutics, Inc.; Genentech; Novartis; Sanofi-Regeneron; TEVA; TLL
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP; Genentech; Novartis; Sanofi-Regeneron
    Research funding from: Allakos; Amgen, Inc.; AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP; Celldex Therapeutics, Inc.; Genentech; Novartis; Sanofi-Regeneron; TEVA; TLL
    Contracted researcher for: Allakos; Amgen, Inc.; AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP; Celldex Therapeutics, Inc.; Genentech; Novartis; Sanofi-Regeneron; TEVA; TLL

Editors

  • Faisal Islam, MD, MBA

    Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Faisal Islam, MD, MBA, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Grace O’Malley, PhD

    Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC

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    Grace O’Malley, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Amanda Jett, PharmD, BCACP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    Amanda Jett, PharmD, BCACP, 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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    For Physicians

  • Medscape, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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    For Pharmacists

  • Medscape, LLC designates this continuing education activity for 0.50 contact hour(s) (0.050 CEUs) (Universal Activity Number JA0007105-0000-22-238-H01-P).

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CME / CE

Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria: Frequently Asked Questions

Authors: Brian Kim, MD, MTR; Jonathan A. Bernstein, MDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / CE Released: 8/19/2022

Valid for credit through: 8/19/2023

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Educational Impact Challenge

The goal of this activity is that learners will improve knowledge and competence of the diagnosis, treatment, and understanding of the etiology of chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU).

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.