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Learning Objectives

  • Describe recent advances in biologic drug development, regulations, and indications in immune-mediated inflammatory diseases (IMIDs), with emphasis on psoriasis (PsO), psoriatic arthritis (PsA), atopic dermatitis (AD), vitiligo, alopecia areata (AA), and hidradenitis suppurativa (HS)
  • Through case-based presentation and discussion panels, summarize updates in diagnosis, classification, therapies, and immune-system targets in PsO, PsA, AD, vitiligo, AA, and HS
  • Critically appraise and discuss relevant evidence on pathophysiology and immunology as applied to PsO, PsA, and AD
  • 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
  • Develop strategies to predict, prevent, and treat potential side effects and complications encountered with available biologic and small molecule agents

Accreditation and Designation Statement

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 Evolve Medical Education, LLC (Evolve), the Dermatology Education Foundation, and Physician Resources, LLC. Evolve Medical Education, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

Physicians

Evolve Medical Education, LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 9 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistant/Associates
PAs may claim a maximum of 9 Category 1 credits for completing the activities. The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society.

Nurse Practitioners
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME. Individuals are responsible for checking with the AANPCP for further guidelines.