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CRS C007 - Translating Evidence into Practice: Psoriasis Guidelines

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Subject:

Date: Friday, March 01

CME Credits: 3.00

Location: Room B210/211

Time: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Director: Alan Menter, MD, FAAD

Speakers:

  • Steven R. Feldman, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Alice B. Gottlieb, MD, PhD, FAAD - Handout
  • Neil J. Korman, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Craig L. Leonardi, MD, FAAD
  • Henry W. Lim, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Bruce Elliot Strober, MD, PhD, FAAD

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Develop skills to manage patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis with an emphasis on decision-making criteria that will enable the clinician to individualize therapy based upon disease type, extent, response to previous treatments, quality of life issues, and co-morbidities.
  • Recognize and diagnose challenging clinical cases and formulate appropriate evidence-based treatment of patients using the recently published six AAD evidence-based guidelines of care for psoriasis.

Description:
Studies have shown that high-quality guidelines can make important contributions to improving the quality of patient care. This session will be helpful in not only expanding physicians’ knowledge base but in improving clinician confidence and effectiveness in treating patients with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. The session will consist of six didactic presentations with time for questions and answers, as well as interactive case discussions which will permit the learners to apply the knowledge gained. All participants will be given a full set of AAD guidelines and implementation products at the session. A short survey will be conducted before and after the session, and follow-up surveys will be sent one year post session to gauge and evaluate if the guidelines were easy to translate into daily clinical practice.

Schedule:

Friday, March 01
2:00 PMIntroduction with survey / Dr. Menter
2:05 PMOverview and new developments in psoriasis / Dr. Menter
2:25 PMNew developments in psoriatic arthritis / Dr. Gottlieb
2:45 PMTopical therapy for psoriasis with case Study / Dr. Feldman
3:00 PMPhototherapy for psoriasis with case Study / Dr. Lim
3:25 PMSystemic therapy with case Study / Dr. Korman
3:50 PMBiologic therapy with case Study / Dr. Leonardi
4:15 PMPsoriasis co-morbidities and prevention of risk factors / Dr. Strober
4:40 PMPanel discussion with survey / Dr. Menter