Psoriatic Disease: It's More Than Skin Deep - Psoriasis Overview

Dr. Alex Ortega Loayza presents an overview of psoriasis. 

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Accreditation Statement

The National Psoriasis Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit

The National Psoriasis Foundation designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity

Target Audience

Dermatologists, Pediatricians, Primary Care Providers, NPs and PAs

Learning Objectives

  • 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: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

    Accreditation

    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.

    Credit

    OHSU School of Medicine, Division of CME, designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • 1.00 CE
Course opens: 
10/17/2018
Course expires: 
10/16/2020
Cost:
$0.00
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Alex Ortega Loayza, MD
Co-Director, Center for Excellence for Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology
Oregon Health & Science University
 

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
10/17/2018
Course expires: 
10/16/2020

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