Educational Videos - Eczema

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In the Know: Keep Topical Treatment Simple

Minimizing the number of topical treatments used can reduce confusion and enhance adherence. New topical non-steroidals expand treatment options. Linda Stein Gold, MD, FAAD, DERM2023 ...

Lab Monitoring for Patients on Biologics

From treatment initiation through long-term management, the requirements for patient monitoring can vary based on the treatment prescribed, the disease being treated, and patient characteristics. DEF Bootcamp faculty discuss required and recommended lab testing and address monitoring that may not be necessary. April Armstrong, MD, MPH, David E. Cohen, MD, MPH, Kara Gooding, MMS, PA-C, Joe Gorelick, MSN, FNP-C ...

Atopic Dermatitis: Immunology and Treatment Targets, Part 1

Corticosteroids are still a mainstay of treatment for eczema, but the therapeutic landscape is expanding with the availability of IL-13 and JAK inhibitors. Dr. Cohen provides an overview of these treatment options. David E. Cohen, MD, MPH, Biologic and Small Molecule NP/PA CME Bootcamp ...

Atopic Dermatitis: Immunology and Treatment Targets, Part 2

How are new and investigational systemic treatments for atopic dermatitis providing benefit? Dr. Cohen reviews the pathophysiology of the disease and the mechanisms of action of emerging treatment options. David E. Cohen, MD, MPH, Biologic and Small Molecule NP/PA CME Bootcamp ...

Making Sense of Adverse Event Reports

Comprehensive and ongoing adverse event reporting is crucial to the safe use of medications, but the data can become confusing. Experts share their tips for making sense of the data and adapting clinical care strategies. April Armstrong, MD, MPH, David E. Cohen, MD, MPH, Kara Gooding, MMS, PA-C, Joe Gorelick, MSN, FNP-C; Biologic and Small Molecule NP/PA CME Bootcamp ...

Strategies for Management of Inflammatory Skin Disease in Special Populations

Every patient has unique needs. DEF Bootcamp faculty discuss special considerations that may influence treatment selection, dosing, and monitoring. April Armstrong, MD, MPH, David E. Cohen, MD, MPH, Kara Gooding, MMS, PA-C, Joe Gorelick, MSN, FNP-C; Biologic and Small Molecule NP/PA CME Bootcamp ...

Laboratory Monitoring 2.0

Sometimes the guidance on patient monitoring can be confusing. Expert faculty weighs in on how they proceed when the guidance leaves room for prescriber discretion. April Armstrong, MD, MPH, David E. Cohen, MD, MPH, Kara Gooding, MMS, PA-C, Joe Gorelick, MSN, FNP-C; Biologic and Small Molecule NP/PA CME Bootcamp ...

Skin Disease and Systemic Inflammation

The skin symptoms of psoriasis and atopic dermatitis are manifestations of a systemic inflammatory process. Patients require education on the causes of inflammatory skin disease, whole body effects, and treatments. Joe Gorelick, MSN, FNP-C, Biologic and Small Molecule NP/PA CME Bootcamp ...

Updates on Topical Treatments for Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Treatment advances for atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, vitiligo, and more are not limited to systemics. Topical treatment advances offer increased efficacy and favorable tolerability. April Armstrong, MD, MPH, David E. Cohen, MD, MPH, Kara Gooding, MMS, PA-C, Joe Gorelick, MSN, FNP-C; Biologic and Small Molecule NP/PA CME Bootcamp ...