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Session Information

FOC U007 - Psoriasis Therapy in the Age of Biologics

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket

Subject:

Date: Thursday, August 01

CME Credits: 1.50

Location: Sutton South

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Director: Robert E. Kalb, MD, FAAD

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

  • Summarize the most recent data regarding the practical use of available treatments of moderate to severe psoriasis
  • Identify specific measures/useful tips which will allow the clinician to enhance patient outcomes.
  • Recognize situations where individual therapies may have advantages

Description:
The goal of this session is to provide the practicing dermatologist with an up-to-date review of the treatment of moderate to severe psoriasis. Topics to be covered include the use of phototherapy, conventional systemic therapy, and biologic therapy. Guidelines and practical tips regarding each treatment option will be covered, stressing the most recently published information. The session is designed to facilitate the use of phototherapy, systemic and biologic therapy in the typical private practice dermatology office.