Allied Healthcare Provider Psoriasis Recognition Program (A-PreP) NP/PA Pre-Conference NPF CME – Free!

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Allied Healthcare Provider Psoriasis Recognition Program (A-PReP)
Date: Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time: 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM PST

This activity was designed specifically for PAs/NPs to help enhance your skills caring for those with psoriasis. Attend this event as part of your DERM2016 experience and earn up to 4.75 CME credits.

By completing this program, you will earn National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) recognition as up-to-date in psoriasis treatments.

Through a special partnership with the NPF, DERM2016 is pleased to provide conference registrants with the opportunity for free admittance to the A-PreP course below. For more information, contact the NPF at or visit

Click here to register for A-Prep and DERM2016.

Topics covered include:

  • Pathophysiology
  • Diagnosis and Assessment
  • Treatment, Safety and Adherence
  • Early Intervention/Referral
  • Comorbidities and Monitoring

Program Agenda

11:45 am – 12:00 pm Registration
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm Overview (epidemiology, pathophysiology, types of psoriasis) (Madkan)
12:45 pm – 1:30 pm Module 1: Comorbidities (including depression, cancer, cardiometabolic, etc.) (Yamauchi)
1:30 pm – 2:15 pm Module 2: Psoriatic Arthritis (Soung)
2:15 pm – 2:30 pm Professional Medical Education (non-CME); Break
2:30 pm – 3:15 pm Module 3: Topicals and Phototherapy (Madkan)
3:15 pm – 4:00 pm Module 4: Oral therapies, including new and emerging drugs (Soung)
4:00 pm – 4:45 pm Module 5: Biologics, both current and emerging (Yamauchi)
4:45 pm – 5:00 pm Closing Remarks, Final Q&A


Paul Yamauchi, M.D., Ph.D. (Chair)
Jennifer Soung, M.D.
Vandana Madkan, M.D.


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint providership of Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) and the National Psoriasis Foundation. OHSU is accredited by the ACCME to provide CME for physicians.


OHSU School of Medicine, Division of CME, designates this live activity for a maximum of 4.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This education activity is pending approval by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners of up to 4.75 contact hours of accredited education.