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Supported by an independent educational grant from Pfizer

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General

Skill level: All levels
Estimated time to complete activity: 45 minutes
Release date: August 31, 2021
Expiration date: July 14, 2022

Languages

English

Accreditations

Continuing Nursing Education(CNE), Continuing Medical Education(CME)

Description

Itch is the hallmark symptom of atopic dermatitis and the major source of patient suffering. In caring for these patients, it is important to understand the underlying mechanism and the manner in which treatments target these mechanisms to reduce pruritus. This lecture will formulate an approach for the treatment of different types of AD itch and describe upcoming drugs in clinical targeting of itch and AD.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of clinicians and non-clinicians involved in the care of patients with atopic dermatitis.

Learning Objectives
 
After completing this activity, participants will be able to:
  • Formulate an approach for the treatment of different types of AD itch
  • Describe upcoming drugs in clinical targeting of itch and AD 

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Medical Education Resources ensures balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all our educational programs. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies conflicts of interest with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Conflicts are resolved by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing education activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. MER is committed to providing its learners with high-quality activities that promote improvements or quality in health care and not the business interest of a commercial interest. 

The faculty reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity:

Name of Faculty Reported Financial Relationship
Gil Yosipovitch, MD
Grants/Research Support: Leo, Kiniksa, Pfizer, Sun Pharma, Vanda, Regeneron

Consulting Fees (e.g. Advisory Board): Menlo, Trevi, Sienna, Galderma, Regeneron Sanofi, Novartis, Eli Lilly, Pfizer, Kiniksa, AbbVie, Bayer, Ortho, Bellus, Cerave,

The content managers reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity:

Name of Content Manager Reported Financial Relationship
Venita Sivamani, Planner LearnHealth founder and shareholder
Planners at Medical Education Resources No financial relationships to disclose

 

Accreditation Statement 

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Medical Education Resources (MER) and LearnHealth. MER is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

 

Physician Credit

Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Credit

Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.5 ANCC nursing contact hours. Nurses will be awarded contact hours upon successful completion of the activity.

Method of Participation

There are no fees for participating in and receiving credit for this activity. During the period August 31, 2021 through July 14, 2022, participants must 1) read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures, 2) study the educational activity, 3) complete the posttest by recording the best answer to each question, and 4) complete the evaluation form.

A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form and a completed posttest with a score of 70% or better. Statements of credit will be issued.

Media

Internet

Disclaimer

The content and views presented in this educational activity are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Medical Education Resources, LearnHealth, and/or Pfizer. The authors have disclosed if there is any discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA in their presentations. Before prescribing any medicine, primary references and full prescribing information should be consulted. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management.

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CONTACT INFORMATION

This activity is jointly provided by Medical Education Resources and LearnHealth Inc.

For questions regarding accreditation, please contact MER at 800-421-3756. For all other questions, please contact info@learnskin.com.

This activity is subject to MER's Privacy Policy and LearnSkin's Terms of Use.

 
 
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