Course Director

Laura Coates, MBChB, MRCP, PhD
Laura Coates, MBChB, MRCP, PhD

University of Leeds
Leeds, United Kingdom


Vinod Chambran
Vinod Chambran, MBBS, MD, DM, PhD

University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Accredited by

Oakstone Publishing, LLC

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:0.5 Credits
Estimated Time for Completion:30 minutes
Registration Required:No
Cost:Free of Charge

Funding Disclosure

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Pfizer, Inc.

Activity Description & Educational Objectives

In this activity, experts in psoriatic arthritis discuss how to incorporate shared decision-making and multidisciplinary management strategies into clinical practice for patients with psoriatic arthritis.

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Discuss rates of adherence in clinical practice and the evidence supporting shared decision-making for patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA) to improve outcomes
  • Incorporate shared decision-making to optimise treatment of patients with PsA
  • Identify multidisciplinary management strategies to optimise the holistic treatment of patients with PsA

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of rheumatologists, dermatologists, and other clinicians involved in the treatment of patients with PsA.

Faculty & Disclosure / Conflict of Interest Policy

Oakstone Publishing, LLC has assessed conflict of interest with its faculty, authors, editors, and any individuals who were in a position to control the content of this CME activity. Any identified relevant conflicts of interest were resolved for fair balance and scientific objectivity of studies utilized in this activity. Oakstone Publishing’s planners, medical reviewers, and editorial staff disclose no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.

Course Director and Interviewee

Laura Coates, MBChB, MRCP, PhD
Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine
University of Leeds
Leeds, United Kingdom

Laura Coates, MBChB, MRCP, PhD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Grant/Research Support from AbbVie, Inc.; Janssen; and Pfizer Inc.
Honoraria from Abbvie, Inc.; Boehringer Ingelheim; and Celgene Corporation.
Advisory Board for Celgene Corporation; Eli Lilly & Company; MSD; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; and Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd.


Vinod Chandran, MBBS, MD, DM, PhD
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
Rheumatologist, University Health Network
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Vinod Chandran, MBBS, MD, DM, PhD, has a financial interest/relationship or affiliation in the form of:
Grant/Research Support from AbbVie, Inc.
Honoraria from AbbVie, Inc.; Amgen, Inc.; Celgene Corporation; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Janssen; and UBC.
Advisory Board for AbbVie, Inc.; Amgen, Inc.; Celgene Corporation; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; Janssen; and UBC.

Medical Director

Serena Welch

Serena Welch has no financial interests/relationships or affiliations in relation to this activity.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

The faculty of this educational activity may include discussions of products or devices that are not currently labelled for use in certain jurisdictions. Faculty members have been advised to disclose to the audience any reference to an unlabelled or investigational use.

No endorsement of unapproved products or uses is made or implied by coverage of these products or uses in our materials. No responsibility is taken for errors or omissions in our materials.

Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.


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 Oakstone Publishing, LLC and PeerVoice. Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS)-European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) has an agreement of mutual recognition of continuing medical education (CME) credit with the American Medical Association (AMA). European physicians interested in converting AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM into European CME credit (ECMEC) should contact the UEMS (

This CME activity is jointly provided by Oakstone Publishing, LLC and PeerVoice.

Requirements for Successful Completion

To receive credit, participants must complete the activity, the post-test, and the evaluation form prior to the expiration date noted below. There are no pre-requisites and there is no fee to participate in this activity or to receive credit. Statements of Credit are awarded upon successful completion of the post-test and evaluation form. Consult your professional licensing board for information about your eligibility to claim credit for participation in this educational activity. A minimum performance level of 70% is needed.

Media: Internet
Release and Expiration Dates: March 21, 2016 - March 20, 2017
Time to Complete: 30 minutes


The participants of this educational activity 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 patients' conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

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 PeerVoice or any of its supporters.

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