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CME / CE

Perspectives on Skin Care for Skin of Color

  • Authors: Susan Taylor, MD; Valerie Callender, MD; Nada Elbuluk, MD, MSc
  • CME / CE Released: 11/3/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 11/3/2023
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  • Credits Available

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

    Nurses - 0.50 ANCC Contact Hour(s) (0 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology)

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for plastic surgery and aesthetic medicine specialists, dermatologists, primary care physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants.

The goal of this activity is for learners to be better able to discuss skincare strategies for individuals with skin of color.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Racial and ethnic differences in skin composition
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Tailoring over-the-counter (OTC) skincare solutions to ethnically diverse patients across the age spectrum
  • Demonstrate greater confidence in their ability to
    • Effectively communicate with ethnically diverse patients regarding their skincare needs


Disclosures

Medscape, LLC 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.


Moderator

  • Susan Taylor, MD

    Sandra Lazarus Professor of Dermatology
    Vice Chair for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
    Department of Dermatology
    Perelman School of Medicine
    University of Pennsylvania
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Disclosures

    Susan Taylor, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: AbbVie; Amgen; Arcutis Biotherapeutics; Armis Scientific; Beiersdorf; Biorez; Evolus; Galderma; Glo Getter; Jugel America; Janssen; Johnson & Johnson; L'Oréal USA; Piction Health; Senty Labs (former); Scientis US; UCB; Vichy Laboratoires
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Beiersdorf; Evolus; LivDerm; L'Oréal USA
    Research funding from: Arcutis; Concert Pharmaceuticals; Croma Pharma; Eli Lilly; Pfizer
    Stock options from: GloGetter; Piction Health 

Faculty

  • Valerie Callender, MD

    Professor of Dermatology
    Howard University College of Medicine
    Washington, DC
    Founder and Medical Director
    Callender Dermatology and Cosmetic Center
    Glenn Dale, Maryland

     

    Disclosures

    Valerie Callender, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Acne Store; Aerolase; Allergan/AbbVie; Avita; Beiersdorf; Cutera; Dermavant; Endo Aesthetics; EPI Health; Galderma; Incyte; Lilly; L'Oréal; Nutraceutical Wellness; Ortho Dermatologics; Scientis; Sente; SkinCeuticals
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Incyte
    Research funding from: Allergan/AbbVie; Galderma; Lilly; L'Oréal; SkinBetter Science
    Stock options from: Aerolase

  • Nada Elbuluk, MD, MSc

    Associate Professor  
    Department of Dermatology  
    Director of Skin of Color and Pigmentary Disorders Program
    Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
    USC Keck School of Medicine
    Los Angeles, California

     

    Disclosures

    Nada Elbuluk, MD, MSc, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Allergan; Avita; Galderma; Incyte; Janssen; Scientis; Unilever; VisualDX; Zosano
    Speaker or member of speakers bureau for: Clinique; La Roche Posay
    Research funding from: Avita

Editors

  • Briana Betz, PhD

    Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC

    Disclosures

    Briana Betz, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships.

  • Anne M. Sendaydiego, PharmD

    Medical Education Director, WebMD Global, LLC

    Disclosures

    Anne M. Sendaydiego, PharmD, has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer/Nurse Planner

  • Stephanie Corder, ND, RN, CHCP

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC

    Disclosures

    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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    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 Nurses

  • Awarded 0.50 contact hour(s) of nursing continuing professional development for RNs and APNs; 0.00 contact hours are in the area of pharmacology.

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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 in the activity. To successfully earn credit, participants must complete the activity online during the valid credit period that is noted on the title page. To receive AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™, you must receive a minimum score of 75% on the post-test.

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CME / CE

Perspectives on Skin Care for Skin of Color

Authors: Susan Taylor, MD; Valerie Callender, MD; Nada Elbuluk, MD, MScFaculty and Disclosures

CME / CE Released: 11/3/2022

Valid for credit through: 11/3/2023

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