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New treatments for psoriasis

New treatments for psoriasis

Format

Expert Perspective

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

October 2, 2017

Updated

October 2, 2017
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Programme Description

Dr Elizabeth Roberts and Dr Shanti Ayob give an update on new treatment options for patients with psoriasis, including topical therapies, phototherapy and biologics. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include NICE recommendations, patient preferences and potential side effects.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Describe the latest treatment options for patients with mild, moderate and severe psoriasis
  • Understand the side-effect profile of topical, systemic and biological treatments
  • Explain where apremilast fits into the treatment pathway
  • Authors

    Activity authors
    Dr Elizabeth Roberts
    Clinical fellow in dermatology
    Nottingham Treatment Centre
    Nottingham
    UK

    Dr Shanti Ayob
    Consultant dermatologist
    Nottingham Treatment Centre
    Nottingham
    UK

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan
    GP
    London
    UK

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs. This activity is offered at no cost.

    SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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