July 20, 2017 A-PReP, DERM 2017 - Las Vegas
In conjunction with DERM 2017, 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 4.0 CME credits. After completing this program, attendees will be formally recognized as up-to-date in the latest psoriasis treatments.
To register for this course, you must be registered for DERM2017. To register for DERM2017, please go to www.dermnppa.org
This activity is supported by educational grants from Leo Pharma, Celgene, Novartis, Pfizer, Valeant, Promius, and Eli Lilly.
The National Psoriasis Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The National Psoriasis Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Physicians, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners
After completing this activity, participants should 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.
Planning Committee and Faculty
Paul Yamauchi, M.D., Ph.D. – Chair
Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Adjunct Associate Professor
John Wayne Cancer Institute
Santa Monica, California
April Armstrong, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Dean for Clinical Research
Director, Psoriasis Program
Department of Dermatology
Keck School of Medicine at USC
University of Southern California
Jennifer Soung, M.D.
Director of Clinical Research
Southern California Dermatology
Santa Ana, California