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Course Director

Jonathan A. Bernstein, MD
Jonathan A. Bernstein, MD

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Bernstein Allergy Group/Bernstein Clinical Research Center
Cincinnati, Ohio

Faculty

Paul P. Doghramji
Paul P. Doghramji, MD

Collegeville Family Practice
Ursinus College
Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Cory Adkins
Cory Adkins

Accredited by

Medical Learning Institute, Inc.

Activity Description

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

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of primary care physicians, immunologists, dermatologists, and other clinicians involved in the management of patients with urticaria.

Educational Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:
  • Recognize physical exam findings and symptomatology suggestive of chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU)
  • Apply evidence-based diagnostic testing and laboratory evaluation
  • Employ a guideline-driven approach to the treatment of CSU
  • Identify patients with refractory disease in whom treatment intensification is warranted
  • Assess efficacy and safety data related to emerging treatment options for CSU
  • Recognize the importance of collaboration between specialists and primary care providers to provide optimal treatment and longitudinal support for patients with CSU

Providership, Credit, and Support


This CME activity is jointly provided by Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

ACCME 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 Medical Learning Institute, Inc. and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education. The Medical Learning Institute, Inc. is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Medical Learning Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Faculty Disclosures

Chair
Jonathan A. Bernstein, MD
Professor of Clinical Medicine
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine
Division of Immunology/Allergy Section
Bernstein Allergy Group/Bernstein Clinical Research Center
Cincinnati, Ohio

Jonathan A. Bernstein, MD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant and/or Advisor for Allakos Inc.; AstraZeneca; Genentech, Inc.; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; and sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC/Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Grant/Research Support from Allakos Inc.; AstraZeneca; Celldex Therapeutics; Genentech, Inc.; GlaxoSmithKline; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; and sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC/Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Speakers Bureau participant with AstraZeneca; Genentech, Inc.; GlaxoSmithKline; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; and sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC/Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc.


Faculty
Paul P. Doghramji, MD
Senior Family Physician
Collegeville Family Practice
Medical Director of Health Services
Ursinus College
Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Paul P. Doghramji, MD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Consultant and/or Advisor for Eisai Co., Ltd. and Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Speakers Bureau participant with AbbVie Inc.; Eisai Co., Ltd.; and Harmony Biosciences.


Patient
Cory Adkins

Cory Adkins has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Planning Committee Disclosures

The planners from Medical Learning Institute, Inc., the accredited provider, and PVI, PeerView Institute for Medical Education, the joint provider, do not have any financial relationships with an ACCME-defined commercial interest related to the content of this accredited activity during the past 12 months unless listed below.

Content/Peer Reviewer Disclosures

The following Content/Peer Reviewer has nothing to disclose:

Norman L. Koven, MD

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may contain discussions of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity 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 the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. 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 and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Method of Participation

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