Released on August 1, 2019
Expires on August 1, 2020
Media Type: Internet
Specialty: Dermatology, Primary Care, Internal Medicine
This program consists of 2 modules. Module 1, Disease Overview & Patient Considerations in Psoriasis, provides a summary of the symptoms, complications, and emotional impact of psoriasis, along with a series of short videos showing interactions between a standardized patient with psoriasis and their healthcare provider to showcase the importance of shared decision-making. Module 2, Psoriasis Treatment & Patient Perspectives, provides education and updates on the currently available and emerging therapeutic options, strategies for creating an individualized treatment plan, and the importance of the multidisciplinary team. Module 2 also includes an interview with a psoriasis patient advocate. Also available are a series of clinical and patient support tools.
Co-provided by Purdue College of Pharmacy and Integrity Continuing Education, Inc.
This activity was supported by an educational grant from Celgene Corporation. Supported by an educational grant from Janssen Biotech, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC. Supported by an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.
All other healthcare professionals completing this course will be issued a statement of participation.
This educational initiative has been designed for dermatologists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants involved in the management of patients with psoriasis.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
April W. Armstrong, MD, MPH
Professor of Dermatology
Associate Dean of Clinical Research
Director, Psoriasis Program
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, California
Purdue College of Pharmacy is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Purdue College of Pharmacy designates this enduring material (Module 1) for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Purdue College of Pharmacy designates this enduring material (Module 2) for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Purdue College of Pharmacy requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by Purdue College of Pharmacy for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. The following faculty/planners reported the financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of these CME activities:
April W. Armstrong, MD, MPH
The Purdue College of Pharmacy and Integrity Continuing Education, Inc. planners have nothing to disclose.
This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. Purdue College of Pharmacy, Integrity Continuing Education, Inc., Celgene Corporation, Janssen Biotech, Inc., and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
There are no fees for participating and receiving CME credit for this activity. During the period of August 1, 2019 through August 1, 2020 participants must:
A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form and a completed posttest with a score of 75% or better for Module 1, and a completed activity evaluation form and a completed posttest with a score of 80% or better for Module 2.
The information provided at this CME activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.
For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact the Purdue University College of Pharmacy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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