This course is part of the Essentials of Atopic Dermatitis: What PCPs Need to Know curriculum.
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This course is part of the Essentials of Atopic Dermatitis: What PCPs Need to Know curriculum.

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0.50 CME Credit

Essentials of Atopic Dermatitis in Adults: What PCPs Need to Know About Diagnosis and Treatment with a Focus on Moderate-Severe Atopic DermatitisAn Interactive Learning Experience
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This session offers a unique opportunity to deepen your knowledge and skills in managing adult patients with atopic dermatitis (AD), all within a time frame that accommodates your demanding schedule. This immersive patient case will guide you through effective strategies for navigating adult AD treatment in your practice. Join us for valuable insights on assessment, diagnosis, and patient-centered management.


CME Information

0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, 0.50 ABIM MOC or 0.49 AANP, including 0.32 AANP Pharm

Release Date: 7/31/2023

Expiration Date: 7/31/2024


Learning Objectives

  • Distinguish atopic dermatitis (AD) from other dermatologic conditions
  • Formulate appropriate, individualized treatment plans for patients with AD, focusing on moderate-to-severe disease
  • Apply a patient-centered approach to AD management, incorporating shared decision-making in treatment decisions


Elizabeth (Lisa) Swanson, MD

Dermatologist & Pediatric Dermatologist
Ada West Dermatology
St. Luke’s Children’s Hospital

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Amy Clouse, MD, FAAFP

Clinical Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
Associate Director, Family Medicine Residency Program, Abington – Jefferson Health

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The following relevant financial relationships have been disclosed by faculty, and all have been mitigated by Pri-Med Institute.

Elizabeth Swanson, MD, FAAD: Speaker for AbbVie, Almirall, Amgen, Incyte, Janssen, Lilly, Novartis, Ortho Dermatologics, Pfizer, Sanofi-Regeneron. Consultant for Janssen, Lilly, Ortho Dermatologics, Sanofi-Regeneron, Pfizer, Leo, Novan, Arcutis.

Amy Clouse, MD: No relevant financial relationships disclosed.

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

CME Information

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

Accreditation Statement

Pri-Med Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement

Pri-Med Institute 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.


Accreditation Statement

Pri-Med Institute is accredited by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners® as an approved provider of nurse practitioner continuing education. Provider Number 040308.


Designation Statement

This activity is approved for 0.49 contact hours of continuing education, which includes 0.32 hours of pharmacology.

MOC Credit Information

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.50 Medical Knowledge MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. 

Instructions for Obtaining Credit

Once you have completed the activity, please click the "next" button to advance to the post-activity assessment. To complete this activity and claim credit, you must answer 2 out of the 3 questions correctly. If you are not successful after your first attempt, you will be given an opportunity to reflect upon the answer rationales and have the opportunity to review the educational content before proceeding. Once you have selected your answers, click the "submit" button to complete the evaluation questions and proceed to the claim credit screen. For PAs, the NCCPA accepts for Category 1 CME credit activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit.

Commercial Supporter

Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Education Partner

Pri-Med Institute

Education Resource Partner

National Eczema Association

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Disclosures and Conflict of Interest
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Essentials of Atopic Dermatitis in Adults: What PCPs Need to Know About Diagnosis and Treatment with a Focus on Moderate-Severe Atopic Dermatitis