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Medical Dermatology Therapy Update II
Autoimmune, Chronic Inflammatory,
and Advanced Malignant Diseases

Attend this CME-certified educational activity for a unique opportunity to update your knowledge and understanding of both traditional and new therapeutic strategies for a range of critically important medical dermatologic conditions, including rheumatology-dermatology overlap diseases, atopic dermatitis, advanced melanoma and other cutaneous malignancies, urticaria, sarcoidosis, hidradenitis suppurativa, autoimmune bullous disease, cutaneous lymphomas, alopecia areata, and psoriatic disease.

By attending, you will be able to:

  • Describe recent advances in biologic and small-molecule inhibitor drug development for immune-mediated and malignant dermatologic diseases.
  • Describe updates in traditional treatment options, both skin-directed and systemic, for medical dermatologic diseases.
  • Summarize updates in the pathogenesis of various medical dermatologic diseases and how this relates to both drug development and use of traditional and modern therapeutic options.
  • Illustrate ocular, pulmonary, oral, and articular manifestations that may be found in patients with rheumatologic-dermatologic overlap diseases.
  • Critically appraise the safety and efficacy of various adjunct therapeutic strategies for patients taking biologic or small molecule inhibitor medications.
  • Review the current knowledge of the impact of systemic treatment for moderate-to-severe psoriasis on future cardiovascular health.
  • Summarize the importance of an interprofessional team approach for optimal care of patients with complex medical dermatologic diseases, and provide examples of effective team workflows.

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for physicians, pharmacists, nurses, advanced practice clinicians, physician assistants, residents, fellows and allied health professionals in dermatology, immunology, oncology, rheumatology, internal medicine, family medicine, and general practice.