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Differentiating Psoriasis in Skin of Color

CMEO BriefCase

Premiere Date: Thursday, June 18, 2020

This activity offers CE credit for:

  1. Physicians (CME)
  2. Pharmacists (ACPE)
  3. ABIM (MOC)
  4. Other

All other clinicians will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this activity was certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

Credit Expiration Date: Friday, June 18, 2021

Faculty


Joel M. Gelfand, MD, MSCE Joel M. Gelfand, MD, MSCE 
Professor of Dermatology and Epidemiology
Vice Chair of Clinical Research
Medical Director, Dermatology Clinical Studies Unit
Director, Psoriasis and Phototherapy Treatment Center
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA

Statement of Need

Psoriasis (PsO) is a chronic, inflammatory skin disorder affecting about 1%-3% of the world's population. There are many challenges in diagnosing and successfully managing individuals with PsO. For example, while there are similarities in PsO among ethnic groups, there are notable differences in presentation, quality of life, and treatment of PsO in people with skin of color.

The first episode of this four-episode CME Outfitters BriefCase learning series includes a video clinical encounter on differentiating PsO in people with skin of color, based on notable differences in disease presentation.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this CE activity, participants should be able to:

  • Improve diagnostic accuracy of psoriasis (PsO) in patients with skin of color, based on knowledge of notable difference in disease presentation.

The following learning objectives pertain only to those requesting CNE credit:

  • Explain how to improve diagnostic accuracy of PsO in patients with skin of color, based on knowledge of notable differences in disease presentation.

Financial Support

Supported by educational grants from Celgene and Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

Target Audience

Dermatologists, primary care physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and pharmacists

Credit Information

CME Credit (Physicians):
CME Outfitters, LLC, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

CME Outfitters, LLC, designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CPE Credit (Pharmacists):
ACPE CME Outfitters, LLC, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. 0.25 contact hours (0.025 CEUs) Universal Activity Number:
Enduring: 0376-0000-20-076-H01-P

Type: Knowledge-based

ABIM/MOC Credit:
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

MIPS Improvement Activity: This activity counts towards MIPS Improvement Activity requirements under the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). Clinicians should submit their improvement activities by attestation via the CMS Quality Payment Program website.

Note to Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education.

Note to Nurse Practitioners: Nurse Practitioners can apply for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). AANP will accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. Nurse practitioners can also apply for credit through their state boards.

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Disclosure Declaration

It is the policy of CME Outfitters, LLC, to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, and scientific rigor and integrity in all of their CE activities. Faculty must disclose to the participants any relationships with commercial companies whose products or devices may be mentioned in faculty presentations, or with the commercial supporter of this CE activity. CME Outfitters, LLC, has evaluated, identified, and attempted to resolve any potential conflicts of interest through a rigorous content validation procedure, use of evidence-based data/research, and a multidisciplinary peer review process. The following information is for participant information only. It is not assumed that these relationships will have a negative impact on the presentations.

Dr. Gelfand reports that he receives grants from AbbVie Inc.; Boehringer Ingelheim; Celgene Corporation; Janssen Biologics, Inc.; Novartis Corporation; Ortho Dermatologics; and Pfizer Inc. He is a consultant for Boehringer Ingelheim; Bristol-Myers Squibb Company; Janssen Biologics, Inc.; NeuroDerm Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB); Novartis Corporation; Pfizer Inc.; Sun Pharmaceutical Industries; and UCB Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB). He receives other financial or material support as a co-patent holder of resiquimod for treatment of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma; and as Deputy Editor for the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, receiving honoraria from the Society for Investigative Dermatology.

Dr. Helfand (peer reviewer) has no disclosures to report.

Mae Ochoa, RPh (peer reviewer) has no disclosures to report.

Poshala Tish Aluwihare, PhD (planning committee) has no disclosures to report.

Susan Perry (planning committee) has no disclosures to report.

Jan Perez (planning committee) has no disclosures to report.

Sharon Tordoff (planning committee) has no disclosures to report.

Disclosures were obtained from the CME Outfitters, LLC staff: No disclosures to report.

CME Outfitters, LLC and the faculty do not endorse the use of any product outside of the FDA labeled indications. Medical professionals should not utilize the procedures, products, or diagnosis techniques discussed during this activity without evaluation of their patient for contraindications or dangers of use.

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