Complex Cases in Psoriasis: ISS at PSORIASIS 2016 - 5th Congress of the Psoriasis International Network
Join the National Psoriasis Foundation for a 1.5 hour CME symposium on complex cases in psoriasis. Participants will learn from Dr. Jeffrey Weinberg, Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, through lectures, discussions, and case studies. Following a brief overview of psoriasis and recent updates in research and treatments, attendees will participate in cases studies of complex psoriasis patients, including patients with cancer, liver disease, pregnancy, cardiovascular disease and metabolic syndrome. The session will conclude with a question and answer session so that the participants can expand upon the knowledge gained in the case studies.
EACCME Accreditation Statement
The 'National Psoriasis Foundation' (or) 'Complex Cases in Psoriasis' is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS), www.uems.net.
The 'Complex Cases in Psoriasis' is designated for a maximum of (or 'for up to') 2 hours of European external CME credits. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Information on the process to convert EACCME credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/go/internationalcme.
ACCME Accreditation Statement
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 Medical Association and the National Psoriasis Foundation. The OMA is accredited by the ACCME to provide CME for physicians.
Dermatologists, rheumatologists, and related health care professionals involved in the care of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis patients.
After completing this activity, participants should be able to:
- Discuss commonalities in the pathophysiology of psoriasis and comorbid conditions
- Integrate techniques, technologies, and tools that support earlier recognition and aggressive treatment of psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis
- Outline the safety, efficacy, and role of current and emerging systemic psoriasis treatments in addressing skin, joint and cardiometabolic symptoms in patients with complex presentations
- Apply a patient-centric approach to pursuing treatment goals in patients with complex psoriasis presentations
Jeffrey Weinberg, MD
Department of Dermatology
Mount Sinai St. Luke's
Mount Sinai Beth Israel
Associate Clinical Professor of Dermatology
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY
Dr. Weinberg has disclosed the following relationships with commercial interests: Speaker - AbbVie, Celgene, Novartis. Investigator - Amgen, AbbVie, Novartis, Celgene; Speaker - AbbVie, Novartis, Celgene
Committee Disclosure: Susan Hardin and Leah North have no information to disclose.