Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Patient Care: What Pharmacists Should Know

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Pharmacy Times, September 2014 Oncology, Volume 80, Issue 9

This activity is supported by educational grants from AbbVie Inc and LEO Pharma Inc.

Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis Patient Care: What Pharmacists Should Know

Ryan Nolan, PharmD, MBA, CSP

Manager, Clinical Services

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy

Flint, Michigan

Gary Rice, RPh, MS, MBA, CSP

Vice President of Clinical Services

Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy

Flint, Michigan

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES

After participating in this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Classify, recognize, and manage the major comorbidities of psoriasis.
  • Explain the signs and symptoms of psoriatic arthritis and describe the use of screening tools for identification of patients.
  • Review treatment guidelines for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.
  • Outline the efficacy and safety of current and emerging treatments for psoria-sis and psoriatic arthritis.

Target audience: Pharmacists and specialty pharmacists

Type of activity: Knowledge

Release date: September 5, 2014

Expiration date: September 5, 2016

Estimated time to complete activity: 1.5 hours

Fee: Free

Pharmacy Times Office of Continuing Professional 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 0290-0000-14-077-H01-P. The activity is available for CE credit through September 5, 2016.