Upon completion of this educational activity, the participant should be able to:
- Diagnose psoriatic arthritis using clinical examination, questionnaires,
and laboratory and imaging studies.
- Develop a management plan for newly diagnosed patients with psoriatic arthritis based on disease severity.
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The underdiagnosis and undertreatment of psoriatic arthritis represents a significant health care gap that increases the potential for severe disease burden, including decreased physical function and quality of life. This interactive case-based activity will examine screening, diagnosis and evidence-based treatment options.
Author(s)/Faculty: Eric M. Ruderman, MD; Joseph F. Merola, MD, MMSc
Source: Healio Rheumatology Education Lab
Release Date: 2/13/2019
Expiration Date: 2/13/2020
Credit Type: CME
Number of Credits: 0.5
Program Developer: MCM Education
Accreditation Support: Please contact the University of Cincinnati Continuing Medical Education Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 513-558-7277.
Technical Support: For any technical issues or issues with your CME Certificate, please contact email@example.com.
Commercial Support Statements: This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.
Target Audience: Rheumatologists, rheumatology NPs and PAs, dermatologists, dermatology NPs and PAs, and other clinicians who encounter patients with psoriasis and PsA, including general practice/internal medicine clinicians.