Improving Patient Satisfaction with Psoriatic Arthritis Treatment

All estimated 7.5 million Americans have psoriasis,and an estimated 30% to 40% of individuals with psoriasis also develop psoriatic arthritis (PsA). Despite the availability of a variety of treatment options, many patients with PsA continue to experience suboptimaloutcomes. This activity will examine tailoring therapy to maximize patient satisfaction.
 
Program Developer/Facilitator: MCM Education.
 
Medium: Online Presentation
 
Commerical Support: Supported by educational grants from AbbVie, Inc.; Celgene Corporation; and Janssen Biotech, Inc.,administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC.
 

Learning Objectives and Target Audience

Upon completion of this educational activity,the participant should be able to:

  • Implement evidence-based treatment approaches that may improve outcomes for patients with PsA;
  • Describe approaches to tailoring PsA therapy to each patient based on disease characteristics, patient comorbidities, and treatment response;
  • Discuss current evidence for the efficacy and safety of TNF inhibitors as monotherapy or in combination regimens in the treatment of PsA.

Rheumatologists, dermatologists, and other clinicians who treat patients with PsA.

Additional information
ABMS Core Competencies: 
Medical Knowledge
Summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 0.50 Participation
Activity opens: 
09/23/2016
Activity expires: 
09/23/2017
  James J. Curran, MD
  Professor of Medicine
  Department of Rheumatology
  The University of Chicago School of Medicine
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and MCM Education. The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Credit Designation Statement
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
 
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME, please consult your professional licensing board.

Accreditation Period

Activity opens: 
09/23/2016
Activity expires: 
09/23/2017
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