July 20, 2017 A-PReP, DERM 2017 - Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV US
July 20, 2017

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. 

Accreditation Statement

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. 

Target Audience

Physicians, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners 

Learning Objectives

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.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™


    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 4.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 4.00 CE
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
07/20/2017 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
07/20/2017 - 5:00pm
Wynn at Las Vegas
3131 Las Vegas Blvd. South
Las Vegas, NV 89109
United States

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


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