Allied Healthcare Provider Psoriasis Recognition Program (A-PReP)

Indianapolis, IN US
March 30, 2016

The Psoriasis Recognition Program is designed to help enhance your skills in caring for those with psoriasis. Physician assistants and nurse practitioners can attend a regional Recognition Program meeting to earn up to 4.75 CME credits. After completing this program, attendees will be formally recognized as up-to-date in the latest psoriasis treatments!


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and the National Psoriasis Foundation. OHSU is accredited by the ACCME to provide CME for physicians


OHSU School of Medicine, Division of CME, designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program is approved for 4.75 contact hour(s) of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.  Program ID 1509412. This program was planned in accordance with AANP CE Standards and Policies.

This activity is supported by educational grants from Celgene Corporation, Eli Lilly and Company, Novartis Pharmaceuticals and Valeant Pharmaceuticals.

Target Audience

Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, attendees will be able to:

  • Discuss evolving understanding on the pathophysiology of psoriasis, including identification of targets for therapy.
  • Apply guideline-based criteria to the diagnosis and assessment of psoriasis.
  • Select appropriate therapies for moderate to severe psoriasis based on current evidence for efficacy, safety and adherence.
  • Describe the role of early intervention and referral in psoriasis, including the use of goal-oriented strategies in monitoring outcomes from therapy.
  • Outline the spectrum of comorbidities associated with psoriasis and institute treatment plans aimed at minimizing their impact.
Course summary
Course opens: 
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Event starts: 
03/30/2016 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
03/30/2016 - 5:00pm
J.W. Marriott Indianapolis
10 S West St
Indianapolis, IN 46204
United States

Program Chair

Paul Yamauchi, M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Adjunct Associate Professor
John Wayne Cancer Institute
Santa Monica, California


Vandana Madkan, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Dermatology
David Geffen School of Medicine

Lakshi Aldredge, MSN, ANP-BC
Dermatology Service
Portland VA Medical Center

Clinical Reviewer

Lakshi Aldredge, MSN, ANP-BC
Dermatology Service
Portland VA Medical Center
Portland, Oregon


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