Provider-ship: This activity is jointly provided Medical Education Resources, Inc., a non-profit medical education company, and the Dermatology Research and Education Foundation.
Target Audience This conference has been designed for dermatologists, dermatology residents, primary care physicians, physicians involved in the care of patients with skin diseases, dermatology PAs, and dermatology nurse practitioners.
Education Grant: This activity is supported by educational grants from Incyte, Galderma Laboratories, Janssen Biotech and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.
Learning Objectives At the conclusion of this course, you will be able to:
Discuss the new treatments for psoriasis and how to choose between them.
Evaluate older and newer therapies for atopic dermatitis.
Discern various options for managing skin cancer and actinic keratoses.
Assess the various therapies available for acne.
Describe infectious diseases of the skin and management of these conditions.
Discuss therapeutic options for disorders of pigment, hair, and nails.
Identify optimal patients for aesthetic procedures such as botulinum, fillers, chemical peels, and lasers.
Describe concepts learned that can be incorporated directly into clinical practice.
Accreditation Statement In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Medical Education Resources (MER) and the Dermatology Research and Education Foundation (DREF). MER 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
Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 15 Interprofessional continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change
Physician Credit Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing Credit Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 ANCC nursing contact hours. Nurses will be awarded contact hours upon successful completion of the activity. Medical Education Resources is a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 12299, for 15 contact hours.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest Medical Education Resources insures balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all our educational activities. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies conflicts of interest with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Reported conflicts of interest are mitigated by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a CE activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. MER is committed to providing learners with high-quality CE activities that promote improvements or quality in health care and not the business interest of a commercial interest.
The faculty reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity:
Jashin J. Wu, MD Grants/Research Support: AbbVie, Amgen, Eli Lilly, Janssen, Novartis, Pfizer Consulting Fees: Lilly, EPI Health, Galderma, Janssen, LEO Pharma, Mindera, Novartis, Regeneron, Samsung Bioepis, Sanofi Genzyme, Solius, Sun Pharmaceutical, UCB, and Zerigo Health Speakers’ Bureau: AbbVie, Amgen, Bausch Health, Novartis, Regeneron, Sanofi Genzyme, Sun Pharmaceutical, UCB
The content managers reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity:
Planners at Dermatology Research and Education Foundation No financial relationships to disclose
Planners at Medical Education Resources No financial relationships to disclose
Disclaimer The content and views presented in this educational activity are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Medical Education Resources and the Dermatology Research and Education Foundation. The authors have disclosed if there is any discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA in their presentations. Before prescribing any medicine, primary references and full prescribing information should be consulted. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management.