Atopic Dermatitis (AD)
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Estimated Time to Complete Educational Activity
In this web-based program, physicians will learn how recent advances in basic and clinical research have helped to advance the management of atopic dermatitis.
January 6, 2017
January 6, 2019
Method of Physician Participation Utilized in Learning Process
There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this activity. During the period January 6, 2017 through January 6, 2019 participants must 1) read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures; 2) study the educational activity, and are expected to view all 5 segments totaling 1.5 hours to successfully complete the activity and earn CME credit; 3) register and complete the evaluation form and post-test; 4) score 100% on the post-test; and 5) print out your CME certificate.
Participation in this WebCAST is complimentary, and clinicians are invited to view this CME-certified program and/or share this invitation with other colleagues, departmental staff members, and healthcare professionals.
Supported by an educational grant from Sanofi Genzyme
and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare, and CMEducation Resources, LLC. University of Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Credit Designation Statement
Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Policy on Faculty & Provider Disclosure
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Program Faculty and Disclosure
Lisa A. Beck, MD
Professor, Department of Dermatology
Professor, Department of Medicine, Allergy/ Immunology and Rheumatology
University of Rochester Medical Center School of Medicine and Dentistry
Dr Beck has disclosed the following financial relationships: Consultant: AbbVie Inc., Array Biopharma, Celgene Corporation, Genentech, Inc., Ironwood, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc, LEO Pharmaceuticals, Lilly, MedImmune, Novartis, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Unilever and Ziarco
Contracted Research: AbbVie Inc., Genentech, Inc., Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Stock: Medtronic, Inc., Pfizer Inc.
Mark Lebwohl, MD
Professor and Chairman
Department of Dermatology
The Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY
Dr Lebwohl discloses no financial relationships with pharmaceutical or medical product manufacturers.
Emma GuttmanYassky, MD, PhD – Program Chair
Professor and Vice Chair, Dermatology
Director, Center for Excellence in Eczema and Laboratory for Inflammatory Skin Diseases
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center
New York, New York
Consultant: AbbVie Inc., Almirall, Anaco, Asana Biosciences, Celgene Corporation, Dermira Inc., Eli Lilly, Galderma, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, Kiowa Kirin, LEO Pharmaceuticals, Medimmune, Mitsubishi Tanabe, Novartis, Pfizer Inc., Regeneron, Sanofi-aventis, Stiefel/GlaxoSmithKline, Vitae Contracted Research: Celgene Corporation, Eli Lilly, Glenma, Janssen Biotech, LEO Pharmaceuticals, Medimmune, Novartis, Vitae
Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, Lead Nurse Planner/Reviewer: has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Patricia Brignoni, AKH Project Manager/Reviewer: has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Kelly Kraines, AKH Senior Director - Projects and Planning, Planner/Reviewer: has disclosed no relevant financial relationships.
Disclosure of Unlabeled Use and Investigational Product
This educational activity will include discussion of uses of agents that are investigational and/or unapproved by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
It is the policy of AKH Inc. to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, scientific rigor, and integrity in all of its continuing education activities. The faculty must disclose to the participants any significant relationships with commercial interests whose products or devices may be mentioned in the activity or with the commercial supporter of this continuing education activity. Identified conflicts of interest are resolved by AKH prior to accreditation of the activity and may include any of or combination of the following: attestation to non-commercial content; notification of independent and certified CME/CE expectations; referral to National Faculty Initiative training; restriction of topic area or content; restriction to discussion of science only; amendment of content to eliminate discussion of device or technique; use of other faculty for discussion of recommendations; independent review against criteria ensuring evidence support recommendation; moderator review; and peer review. AKH Inc. and CMEducation Resources, LLC planners and reviewers have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
This course is designed solely to provide the healthcare professional with information to assist in his/her practice and professional development and is not to be considered a diagnostic tool to replace professional advice or treatment. The course serves as a general guide to the healthcare professional, and therefore, cannot be considered as giving legal, nursing, medical, or other professional advice in specific cases. AKH Inc. specifically disclaims responsibility for any adverse consequences resulting directly or indirectly from information in the course, for undetected error, or through participant's misunderstanding of the content.
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Manage patients with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis, and understand the lifelong disease burden of AD and associated disorders;
- Apply national and international professional association-based guidelines for assessment and diagnosis of atopic dermatitis to the front line of patient care;
- Detail the epidemiology, disease burden, and quality-of-life dimensions associated with atopic dermatitis based on severity of disease and health care disparities;
- Sequence and combine non-pharmacologic and pharmacologic therapies based on severity of disease, biomarkers, and guidelinedirected roadmaps for optimizing management of atopic dermatitis;
- Evaluate, monitor, and intervene in patients with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis who have treatment failures;
- List the scientific advances and improvements in our understanding the pathoimmunobiology of atopic dermatitis, with a focus on novel treatment targets, cytokine signaling systems, Th2 immune response, and the role of interleukin-mediated inflammation in AP;
- Explain the rationale for evaluating biologic agents and targeting new mechanisms-of-action and molecular signatures in patients with moderate-to-severe and/or resistant atopic dermatitis;
- Apply the results of landmark clinical trials in atopic dermatitis, including those evaluating the safety and efficacy of interleukintargeted therapies, in patients with moderate-tosevere atopic dermatitis.
Hardware and Software Requirements:
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