Psoriasis MasterClass - Advanced Course

Psoriasis Masterclass - Advanced Course intends to apprise dermatologists on recent advances in the treatment and management options of Psoriasis. The activity covers management strategies for psoriasis and commonly associated comorbidities. This course comprises 7 sections, including assessments, video lectures from the best of AAD faculties, and clinical pearls to summarize the key takeaways.

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Learning Objectives

The participants would be able to:

  • Review the associated comorbidities (e.g obesity, NAFLD, anxiety or depression, IBD, osteoporosis, etc.) of psoriasis other than arthritis
  • Review cardiometabolic risk assessment, and the association of psoriasis with cardiometabolic disease
  • Review approaches for whom to screen and how to screen for cardiometabolic comorbidities in patients with psoriasis and get an overview for management of such comorbidity
  • Identify the impact of psoriasis treatment on cardiovascular events and surrogate markers of cardiovascular disease
  • Review the selection of biologic drug treatment in psoriatic patients with common comorbidities and in special population like children, elderly and pregnant population
  • Review cases of difficult to treat psoriatic patients with the role of biologics