September 22, 2018 Psoriatic Disease: It's More Than Skin Deep - Co-sponsored by NPF and OHSU

Portland, OR US
September 22, 2018

Co-sponsored with Oregon Health and Sciences University, the National Psoriasis Foundation is hosting a FREE CME symposium on psoriatic disease targeted at dermatologists, rheumatologists, residents, fellows, allied healthcare providers and primary care providers. 

To register for this course, please login and select the register tab then click Take Course button at right.

If you do not yet have an account with the National Psoriasis Foundation, please click here to create a new account prior to taking this course. Thank you! 

This activity is supported by educational grants from Abbvie, Celgene Corporation, Eli Lilly & Company, Janssen Biotech, Inc., Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, Pfizer, Inc., Taro, and Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC. 

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 6.00 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, Rheumatologists, Residents, Fellows, Primary Care Physicians, Allied Health Professionals 

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.
  • Outline the spectrum of comorbidities associated with psoriasis and institute treatment plans aimed at minimizing their impact.
  • Discuss techniques to address patient barriers to care, including financial burdens, insurance rules, and lack of treatment adherence.
  • Integrate techniques, technologies and tools that support earlier recognition and treatment for psoriasis patients.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 6.00 CE
Course opens: 
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Event starts: 
09/22/2018 - 8:00am
Event ends: 
09/22/2018 - 2:00pm
Oregon Health & Sciences University - Collaborative Life Sciences Building
Lecture Hall Room #2S060
2730 SW Moody Ave.
Portland, OR 97201
United States



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

Julianna Desmarais, MD
Department of Arthritis and Rheumatism
Oregon Health and Sciences University

Benjamin Ehst, MD, PhD
Baker Allergy, Asthma and Dermatology
Oregon Medical Research Center

Teri Greiling, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine
Oregon Health & Science University

Alex Ortega Loayza, MD
Co-Director, Center for Excellence for Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology
Oregon Health & Science University

Kevin Winthrop, MD, MPH
Associate Professor, OHSU-PSU School of Public Health
Oregon Health & Science University

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