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The eMedical Dermatology Review Podcast

June 2007

New Developments in Biologic Therapy for Psoriasis

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CME/CNE/CPE INFORMATION
     
 Accreditation Statement — back to top  
 
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing, and the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy. The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Centerís Commission on Accreditation.
 
 Credit Designations — back to top  
 
Physicians
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses
This 0.5 contact hour Educational Activity (Provider Directed/Learner Paced) is provided by The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing. Each podcast carries a maximum of 0.5 contact hours or a total of 7.0 contact hours for the six newsletters in this program.

Pharmacists
This program is approved for 0.5 hour credit (0.05 CEUs) for the podcast and is co-sponsored by the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy who is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. A statement of CE credit will be mailed within 4 weeks of successful completion and evaluation of the program. ACPE Program #064-999-07-251-H01.

Grievance Policy: A participant, sponsor, faculty member or other individual wanting to file a grievance with respect to any aspect of a program sponsored or co-sponsored by the UTCOP may contact the Associate Dean for Continuing Education in writing. The grievance will be reviewed and a response will be returned within 45 days of receiving the written statement. If not satisfied, an appeal to the Dean of the College of Pharmacy can be made for a second level of review.
 
 
 Target Audience — back to top  
 
This activity has been developed for the Dermatologist, PharmD, Nurses, Dermasurgeon, Dermatopathologist, Pediatric Dermatologist, Immunodermatologist, Wound Care Specialist.  
 
 Learning Objectives — back to top  
 
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Institute for Johns Hopkins Nursing take responsibility for the content, quality, and the scientific integrity of this CE activity.

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:
Identify which biologic agents are considered safe to use in patients with chronic infectious disease conditions such as Hepatitis C and tuberculosis
Discuss the appropriate use of biologics in patients with multiple sclerosis, lupus and/or malignancies
Discuss the appropriate use of biologics in patients with congestive heart failure
 
 
Faculty Disclosure — back to top  
 
It is the policy of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine that the faculty and provider disclose real or apparent conflict of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). Detailed disclosure will be made in each newsletter.

Bernard A. Cohen, MD has indicated a past and current financial relationship with Novartis, Pharmaceuticals, Astellas Pharma Inc., Medicis and Connetics. He served on the Speaker's Bureau for Novartis, Pharmaceuticals, Astellas Pharma Inc., and Medicis. He has also received grants for studies from Novartis, Pharmaceuticals and Astellas Pharma Inc. and received support for a fellowship program from Connetics.
Susan Matra Rabizadeh, MD, MBA has disclosed no relationships with commercial supporters.
Mark Lebwohl, MD has disclosed that he has received grants for clinical research and educational activities from, has served as an advisor, consultant and speaker to, and has served as an investigator for Abbott, Amgen, Astellas, Centecor, Genentech and Novartis.
Elizabeth Sloand, PhD, CRNP, has disclosed no relationships with commercial supporters.
 
 
 Unlabeled/Unapproved Uses — back to top  
 
Dr.Lebwohl has indicated that there will be references to unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or products in this presentation. Etanercept for hepatitis C is off-label; etanercept, adalimumab and infliximab are off-label for lupus  
 
© 2007 JHUSOM, IJHN, UTCOP, and eMedicalDermatology Review

Created by DKBmed.
 
Program Information
CE Info
Accreditation
Credit Designations
Target Audience
Learning Objectives
Internet CME/CNE Policy
Faculty Disclosure
Disclaimer Statement

Length of Activity
0.5 hours Physicians
0.5 contact hour Nurses
0.5 hours Pharmacists

Expiration Date
June 18, 2009

Next Issue
August 2, 2007
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