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Continuing Education for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians
Pharmacy CE
ACPE Accredited Continuing Education for Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians

Advances in the Management of Psoriasis – 1 CE

Activity Overview

With the recent FDA approval of several interleukin-23 antagonists added to the list of biologic response modifiers used in the management of plaque psoriasis, healthcare professionals need to be up-to-date with treatment options for this disease, evidence supporting their use, and patient-specific counseling points for psoriasis medications.

Healthcare professionals completing this continuing education program will learn about the underlying pathophysiology of plaque psoriasis, pharmacotherapy options to treat mild, moderate, and severe psoriasis, and how to select the best treatment option for patients based on history, comorbidities, and disease severity.

Pharmacist Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Describe the underlying pathophysiology of plaque psoriasis
  2. Compare treatment options for the management of patients with plaque psoriasis
  3. Identify optimal pharmacotherapy selection when provided with a patient case

Pharmacy Technician Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Recall the underlying pathophysiology of plaque psoriasis
  2. Review various treatment options for the management of patients with plaque psoriasis
  3. Identify patient considerations for pharmacotherapy selection

Nurse Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this continuing education activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Recall the underlying pathophysiology of plaque psoriasis
  2. Review various treatment options for the management of patients with plaque psoriasis
  3. Identify patient considerations for pharmacotherapy selection

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Accreditation Statement

ACPEAchieveCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

AchieveCE is also accredited by the Florida Board of Pharmacy (provider no. 50-20641). This course is approved by CE Broker, with CE Broker No. 20-798627.

AchieveCE is also an accredited provider by the Florida Board of Nursing (Provider #50-20641) and the California Board of Registered Nursing (CEP17265), and is an approved provider through reciprocity for the states of Arkansas, District of Columbia, Georgia, Kentucky, New Mexico, South Carolina, and West Virginia.

Faculty Information

Julie Kalabalik-Hoganson PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP is the Director of Pharmacy Practice and Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice at Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Dr.Kalabalik-Hoganson joined Fairleigh Dickinson University in 2013. She coordinates and teaches several courses in the Doctorate of Pharmacy program. She has no actual or potential conflicts of interest to disclose.

Financial Support Disclosure

This activity was developed by AchieveCE free of any commercial support.

Content Complexity

  Level 2. Basic Application of Skills and Concepts

Delivery Type

Home Study Monograph

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Credits

1.0 Contact Hour

Category

Disease Management/Drug Therapy

Target Audience

Pharmacist
Pharmacy Technician
Nurse

Activity Type

Knowledge-based

Universal Activity Number

Pharmacist:
0657-0000-21-009-H01-P
Pharmacy Technician:
0657-0000-21-009-H01-T

Activity Release Date

April 30, 2021

Activity Expiration Date

April 30, 2024

Cost

$4.00

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Requirements for Credit

Participants must score a passing grade of 70% or higher on the activity post-test and complete an activity evaluation. There are no time limits and unlimited test-taking attempts. Credits will be reported automatically to CPE Monitor and/or CE Broker if your license information is entered properly in your profile.

Hardware Requirements

Windows 8.1, Windows 10
Mac OS X 10.1 or higher
iOS 10+, Android 4.3+

Software Requirements

Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox
Adobe Acrobat Reader

Network Requirements

Broadband Internet Connection:
T1, Hi-speed DSL or Cable
4G cellular connection

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