Managing Atopic Dermatitis: A Pharmacist's Opportunity to Intervene

Pharmacy Times, July 2016 Digestive Health, Volume 82, Issue 7

This Continuing Education activity is supported by an educational grant from Sanofi US and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Sanofi US and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals.

Managing Atopic Dermatitis: A Pharmacist’s Opportunity to Intervene

Faculty

Steven A. Scott, PharmD

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacy Practice

Purdue University College of Pharmacy

West Lafayette, Indiana

Educational Objectives

After completing this continuing education program, the participant will be able to:

  • Explain the current state of care of atopic dermatitis and be able to identify areas where pharmacists can intervene and guide patients or when to seek additional care from a physician
  • Examine the step-care pharmacologic approach for managing atopic dermatitis plus emerging therapies
  • Illustrate strategies for providing patient counseling on pharmacologic and biologic therapies
  • Identify avoidance and lifestyle measures that should be recommended to patients with atopic dermatitis

Target audience: Pharmacists

Type of activity: Application

Release date: July 8, 2016

Expiration date: July 8, 2017

Estimated time to complete activity: 1.5 hours

Fee: Free

Pharmacy Times Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity is approved for 1.5 contact hours (0.15 CEUs) under the ACPE universal activity number 0290-0000-16-091-H01-P. The activity is available for CE credit through July 8, 2017.