Physician checking out patients arm with skin discomfort


1.50 CME Credit

Essentials of Atopic Dermatitis: What PCPs Need to Know

Explore the sessions within this interactive curriculum to advance your knowledge of atopic dermatitis (AD). Through case-based discussions, you will master the science of distinguishing atopic dermatitis from other conditions. You will also develop the tools necessary to devise evidence-based individualized treatment plans for moderate-to-severe AD that account for patient preferences and treatment goals. Elevate your practice and optimize patient outcomes with this dynamic learning experience.


CME Information

1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, 1.50 ABIM MOC or 1.52 AANP, including 0.93 AANP Pharm

Release Date: 7/31/2023

Available for credit until 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 patient-centered approach to AD management, incorporating shared decision-making (SDM) in treatment decisions



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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Lacey L. Kruse, MD

Attending Physician, Lurie Children’s Hospital
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Dermatology,
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

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Elizabeth (Lisa) Swanson, MD

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

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Jennifer Lee, MD

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Commercial Supporter

Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals

Education Partner

Pri-Med Institute

Education Resource Partner

National Eczema Association

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Essentials of Atopic Dermatitis: What PCPs Need to Know