Atopic Dermatitis (AD) causes profound decrements in health-related quality of life, especially in social functioning and psychological well-being. Learn how to identify barriers to the optimal treatment of patients with AD as well as the safe and beneficial use of emerging therapies that are essential in helping more patients achieve optimal functional status and quality of life.

Module 1: 
Burden of Illness and Barriers of Optimal Treatment in AD

CME Credit: .50

In this module, you will gain insight into the burden of illness in patients with Atopic Dermatitis. Additionally, Dr. Brar will identify barriers to the optimal treatment plan for AD patients.

Module 2:  Evolution in Our Understanding of Atopic Dermatitis and Emerging Therapies

CME Credit: 1.0

In this module, Dr. Boguniewicz will present research on the safety, efficacy, and mechanisms of action of emerging therapies for the treatment of atopic dermatitis, including how to integrate the pathophysiology of AD into the selection of treatments.

Module 3: Roundtable: Applying Emerging Clinical Research and Treatments to Everyday Clinical Practice

CME Credit: 1.0
Nursing Contact Hours:  1.2

In this module, expert faculty participate in a roundtable discussion about the effective management of patients with atopic dermatitis in accordance with clinical guidelines and expert recommendations, and how to apply knowledge of the pathophysiology of AD to the selection of treatments.

Why Take This Course

Improve your ability to manage the treatment of patients with Atopic Dermatitis (AD) in accordance with clinical guidelines and expert recommendations. This online case-based program includes two lectures and a panel discussion with leading experts in the field of AD. Program Chair is Mark Boguniewicz, MD, Professor of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics at National Jewish Health. It is designed for primary care physicians, dermatologists, allergists, advanced practice nurses, registered nurses, and other allied health professionals who treat patients with AD. This free CME/CNE activity includes one 30-minute CME module, one 1-hour CME Module and one 1-hour CME/CNE module. Learners can complete each activity individually for separate credits.