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Course Director

Peter A. Lio, MD
Peter A. Lio, MD

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago Integrative Eczema Center
Chicago, Illinois

Faculty

Robert Sidbury
Robert Sidbury, MD, MPH

Seattle Children's Hospital
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, Washington

Katie O. Kuehl
Katie O. Kuehl

Patient

Accredited by

Penn State College of Medicine

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.0 Credits
Release Date:2019-Jun-20
Expiration Date:2020-Jun-19
Estimated Time for Completion:60 minutes
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free of Charge

Activity Description and Educational Objectives

In this activity, experts discuss strategies to provide optimal care to individual patients with atopic dermatitis in the context of an advancing treatment landscape. A patient also joins the discussion to provide unique perspectives on living with atopic dermatitis and interacting with healthcare providers.

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
  • Recognize the burden of disease and unmet needs experienced by patients with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis
  • Appropriately assess patients with atopic dermatitis to determine disease severity, characterize potential phenotypes, identify comorbidities, and monitor treatment response
  • Discuss the pathophysiology of atopic dermatitis, identifying clinically relevant disease mechanisms and novel therapeutic targets
  • Describe current treatment options for moderate to severe atopic dermatitis in the context of mechanism of action, efficacy, safety, and optimal clinical use
  • Employ an evidence-based, patient-centered approach to the management of atopic dermatitis to address comorbidities, maximize health-related quality of life, and minimize flares and treatment-related adverse effects

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of dermatologists, allergy and immunology specialists, and other clinicians involved in the care of patients with atopic dermatitis.

Requirements for Successful Completion

In order to receive credit, participants must view the activity and complete the post-test and evaluation form. There are no pre-requisites and there is no fee to participate in this activity or to receive CME credit. Statements of Credit are awarded upon successful completion of the post-test and evaluation form.

Media: Enduring Material
Release and Expiration Dates: June 20, 2019 - June 19, 2020
Time to Complete: 60 minutes

Faculty and Disclosure / Conflict of Interest Policy

In accordance with ACCME requirements, Penn State College of Medicine has a conflict of interest policy that requires faculty to disclose relevant financial relationships related to the content of their presentations/materials. Any potential conflicts are resolved so that presentations are evidence-based and scientifically balanced.

Course Director

Peter A. Lio, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology & Pediatrics
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Founding Director, Chicago Integrative Eczema Center
Chicago, Illinois

Peter A. Lio, MD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant and/or Advisor for AbbVie Inc.; Altus Labs; Anacor Pharmaceuticals Inc.; Biologische Heilmittel Heel GmbH; Dermavant Sciences, Inc.; Dermira, Inc.; DermTap, Inc.; Dermveda, Inc.; Eli Lilly and Company; Exeltis USA, Inc.; Franklin BioScience; Galderma Laboratories, L.P.; Gpower, Inc.; IntraDerm Pharmaceuticals; Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.; Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals, Ltd.; L'Oreal USA Inc.; Menlo Therapeutics; Micreos Human Health; Modernizing Medicine; National Eczema Association; Odeza LLC; Realm Therapeutics, Inc.; Regeneron; sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC; Syncere Skin Systems; Theraplex; UCB, Inc.; Unilever; and Valeant Pharmaceuticals.
Grant/Research Support from AOBiome; La Fondation pour la Dermatite Atopique; and Regeneron.
Speakers Bureau participant with Ferndale Pharma Group, Inc.; Galderma Laboratories, L.P.; Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc.; La Roche-Posay; Mission Pharmacal Company; Pfizer Inc.; Pierre Fabre Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Regeneron; and Valeant Pharmaceuticals.
Stock Shareholder in LearnHealth/LearnSkin and Modernizing Medicine.
Other financial interest/relationship with the National Eczema Association where Dr. Peter Lio serves as the Board of Directors. Dermatology Society Leadership Member for the Association of Professors of Dermatology; Society of Pediatric Dermatology; and The Chicago Dermatologic Society. Editorial Board Member for Practical Dermatology. Editorial Advisory Panel Member for the Treatment Strategies-Dermatology.

Faculty

Robert Sidbury, MD, MPH
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Dermatology
Seattle Children's Hospital
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, Washington

Robert Sidbury, MD, MPH, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant and/or Advisor for Micreos.
Grant/Research Support from Regeneron.

Patient

Katie O. Kuehl

Katie O. Kuehl has no financial interest/relationship or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Medical Director

Kathryn B. Charalambous, PhD
PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education

Kathryn B. Charalambous, PhD, has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Other PVI staff who may potentially review content for this activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Penn State College of Medicine staff and faculty involved in the development and review of this activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships.

Providership, Credit, and Support

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Penn State College of Medicine and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education. Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Penn State College of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Information about CME credit for this activity is available by contacting Penn State at 717-531-6483 or ContinuingEd@hmc.psu.edu. Reference course # G6471-19-T.

Providership


This CME activity is jointly provided by Penn State College of Medicine and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education.

Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Sanofi Genzyme and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

The faculty of this educational activity may include discussions of products or devices that are not currently labeled for use by the FDA. Faculty members have been advised to disclose to the audience any reference to an unlabeled or investigational use.

No endorsement of unapproved products or uses is made or implied by coverage of these products or uses in our reports. No responsibility is taken for errors or omissions in reports. For approved prescribing information, please consult the manufacturer’s product labeling.

The materials presented here are used with the permission of the authors and/or other sources. These materials do not necessarily reflect the views of PeerView or any of its partners, providers, and/or supporters.

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