Regional Biologic bootcamps

September 15, 2018 Dallas, Texas

September 22, 2018 New York, NY

October 27, 2018  Scottsdale, AZ

Join NP and PA Colleagues for This Free One-Day CME Bootcamp

live meetings

support for an unmet need

Join us at our upcoming regional CME programs for NPs and PAs to discover in-depth disease-specific biologic training courses. These courses will focus on the pathophysiology, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of psoriasis, atopic dermatitis (AD), hidradenitis supparativa (HS), and psoriatic arthritis (PsA). Immunology as well as existing and emerging therapies will be presented through lectures, panel discussions, and discussion sessions lead by thought leaders.

Approximately 100 nurse practitioners and physician assistants are expected to attend each DEF Regional Biologic Bootcamp CME Program. These are one-day free meetings held on a Saturday and offering up to 8 hours of CME per program. Check back for meeting agenda and more information!

Earn 8 CME Credits per program –

all in a single day!

registration coming soon!

fall 2018

 

Join NP and PA Colleagues for This Free One-Day CME Bootcamp

 

Dallas, Texas

New York, New York

Scottsdale, Arizona

Learning objectives

  • Describe recent advances in biologic drug development, regulations, and indications in immune-mediated inflammatory diseases (IMIDs), with emphasis on psoriasis, PsA and AD.
  • Critically appraise and discuss relevant evidence on pathophysiology and immunology as applied to psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis and atopic dermatitis.
  • Develop strategies to predict, prevent, and treat potential side effects and complications encountered with biologic agents.
  • Review data regarding associated comorbid conditions associated with psoriasis, PsA, and AD including but not limited to cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, and depression.
  • Analyze recent investigations on safety, efficacy, and toxicity of biologic agents across IMIDs.
  • Through case-based presentation and discussion panels, summarize updates in diagnosis, classification, therapies, and immune-system targets in psoriasis, PsA, and AD and describe their clinical implications.

CME Accreditation

The DEF Biologic Bootcamp Regional Program will be approved for AMA PRA Category I credit through joint sponsorship of the DEF and Postgraduate Institute for Medicine. Each program is estimated to be 7-8 hours of CME/CE credits with a total of 24.0 hours for the Series.

OUtcomes measurement

Surveys will be utilized and collated pre-meeting, onsite, and post-meeting. During the registration process and prior to the Bootcamp, a survey will be conducted. Audience response system monitoring will be conducted onsite and follow-up electronic surveys will be conducted post-meeting to assess the learning objectives and other key measurements.

Biologic Bootcamp faculty

The nationally known thought leadership who will present and participate in discussion panels throughout the Bootcamps includes the following psoriasis and AD experts:

Wendy Cantrell, CRNP, DNP

Doctor of Nursing Practice specializing in Dermatology
Associate Professor of Dermatology
University of Alabama
Birmingham, AL

David E. Cohen, MD, MPH

Charles C. and Dorothea E. Harris Professor of Dermatology
Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs
Director of Occupational Environmental and Allergic Dermatology
New York University
New York, NY

Kara Gooding, MMS, PA-C

Center for Dermatology and Plastic Surgery
Scottsdale, AZ

Jayme Heim, MSN, APRN-BC, FNP

West Michigan Dermatology
Grandville and Holland, MI

Joseph Gorelick, MSN, FNP-C

Founder, Dermatology Education Foundation
California Skin Institute
San Jose-Los Gatos, CA

Leon Kircik, MD, FAAD

Clinical Associate Professor
University of Louisville
Physicians Skin Care
Louisville, KY

Kristine Kucera, PA-C, MPAS

Assistant Clinical Professor
University of Texas Southwestern
Medical Center PA Program
Dallas, TX

sponsorship prospectus

The Dermatology Education Foundation will be conducting regional CME events to provide NPs and PAs with in-depth disease specific training courses. These courses will focus on the pathophysiology, assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of psoriasis, atopic dermatitis (AD), and psoriatic arthritis (PsA). Immunology as well as existing and emerging therapies will be presented through lectures, panel discussions, and discussion sessions lead by thought leaders.