A CME/ABIM MOC/ABD MOC Activity
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Welcome and Introduction
Diagnosing and Assessing Severity of Pustular Psoriasis
Managing Pustular Psoriasis
Q&A Session and Activity Roundup
Pustular psoriasis is a group of rare psoriasis subtypes typified by aseptic, neutrophil-rich pustules. The three most common types are generalized pustular psoriasis, palmoplantar pustular psoriasis, and acrodermatitis continua of Hallopeau. The diagnosis of pustular psoriasis relies primarily on clinical features and may be difficult. Recent guidelines on diagnosis, classification, and assessment of severity have been published by ERASPEN and by the Japanese Dermatological Association.
Treatment of pustular psoriasis involves systemic therapy with cyclosporine, methotrexate or acitretin. Guidelines and a treatment algorithm have been published by the Japanese Dermatological Association. The understanding that IL-36 cytokines are likely the key driver of the autoimmune response in pustular psoriasis has led to the development of two novel, investigational monoclonal antibodies that target the IL-36 receptor. In addition, agents that target other molecules have also been investigated.
Diagnosing and Managing Pustular Psoriasis: A Rare But Serious Disease will provide clinicians with information about the most recent guidelines for diagnosing, classifying, and assessing the severity of pustular psoriasis. Current treatment guidelines and a review of agents in development will help clinicians manage this rare group of disorders.
M. Susan Burke, MD, FACP
Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Senior Advisor, Lankenau Medical Associates
Lankenau Medical Center
Ahuva Cices, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY
Mark Lebwohl, MD
Dean for Clinical Therapeutics
Chairman Emeritus of the Kimberly and Eric J. Waldman Department of Dermatology
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY
The intended audience for this educational initiative is primary care physicians and other clinicians who may diagnose and manage patients with pustular psoriasis.
At the conclusion of an activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe the pathophysiology of pustular psoriasis and how it is different from that of plaque psoriasis
- Use current guidelines to diagnose and classify pustular psoriasis
- Employ current guidelines when managing patients with pustular psoriasis
- Assess the mechanism of action, efficacy, and safety of agents in development for managing pustular psoriasis
PHYSICIAN ACCREDITATION 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 the Potomac Center for Medical Education and Rockpointe. The Potomac Center for Medical Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
PHYSICIAN CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
The Potomac Center for Medical Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
For questions regarding CME credit or the evaluation, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABIM MOC RECOGNITION STATEMENT
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.
To receive CME credit and/or MOC points, you MUST pass the post-test and complete the evaluation. For ABIM MOC points, your information will be shared with the ABIM through PCME’s ACCME Program and Activity Reporting System (PARS). Please allow 6-8 weeks for your MOC points to appear on your ABIM records.
AMERICAN BOARD OF DERMATOLOGY MOC INFORMATION
Dermatologists certified by the American Board of Dermatology (ABD) must earn a minimum of 25 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ annually. Half of these credits must be Dermatology practice-specific CME credits from accredited organizations in order to fulfill the lifelong learning component of MOC. Participation in this activity will support board certified dermatologists in contributing towards this MOC requirement set forth by the ABD.
The Potomac Center for Medical Education (PCME) adheres to the policies and guidelines, including the Standards for Commercial Support, set forth to providers by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and all other professional organizations, as applicable, stating those activities where continuing education credits are awarded must be balanced, independent, objective, and scientifically rigorous.
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INSTRUCTIONS FOR PARTICIPANTS AND OBTAINING CME CREDIT/MOC POINTS
There is no fee for this activity. To receive credit, participants must register, view the live CME/MOC activity in its entirety, and then complete the post-test with a score of 80% or better and the evaluation. The estimated time for completion of this activity is 1 hour. To receive a certificate, participants must demonstrate mastery of the presented material via the post-test. Participants are allowed to take the post-test multiple times.
Jointly provided by the Potomac Center for Medical Education and Rockpointe
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This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.