This program aims to specifically address gaps in recognition, treatment, and management of moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (MTSAD) for specialists focused on new and emerging therapies with special consideration and understanding of vaccinations involved with the care of AD patients.
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of clinicians and non-clinicians involved in the care of patients with atopic dermatitis.
- Describe the evidence and side effect profile for the use of topical steroids
- Discuss when to transition to calcineurin inhibitors or crisaborole
- Evaluate some non-pharmacologic topical interventions
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|
|Peter Lio, MD||
Grants/Research Support: Investigator for AbbVie,
Regeneron/Sanofi-Genzyme, and AOBiome.
Consulting Fees: Johnson & Johnson, IntraDerm,
Regeneron/Sanofi-Genzyme, Exeltis, Theraplex, Realm,
Pfizer, L'Oreal, Menlo, AbbVie, Syncere Skin Systems,
Kiniksa, Eli Lilly, DermVeda, Unilever, UCB Altus,
Dermavant, Dermira, Micreos, LearnSkin, Verrica,
TopMD, Amyris, LEO, Arbonne, Burt's Bees, National Eczema Association.
Speakers Bureau: Pfizer, Regeneron/Sanofi-Genzyme, L'Oreal.
Ownership Interest/Stock Holder: Syncere Skin Systems, DermVeda, Altus Labs, Micreos, LearnSkin. Royalty: Theraplex.
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|
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Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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.
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