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Contemporary Management of Psoriasis for the Family Medicine Physician: A Patient-Centered Approach

Contemporary Management of Psoriasis for the Family Medicine Physician: A Patient-Centered Approach

Contemporary Management of Psoriasis for the Family Medicine Physician: A Patient-Centered Approach
Wednesday, September 13, 2017

This activity is jointly provided by Global Education Group and Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.

Grand Hyatt San Antonio
600 E Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205
Phone: 210-224-1234

11:00 am – 11:30 am CT                Lunch and Registration
11:30 am – 1:00 pm CT                  Main Session

Room: Lone Star Ballroom Salons D & E


This educational activity will include a multidisciplinary panel consisting of a dermatologist, a rheumatologist, a family practice physician, and a patient with psoriasis. The program will define the unique aspects of care that practitioners provide to patients with psoriasis, including facilitating conversations about managing disease, setting expectations, and selecting treatment options, including when treatment response or tolerability is suboptimal. The importance of relationship building also will be explored. Practical strategies to address patient barriers, including lack of knowledge about psoriasis, fear of injections, and adverse effect risks will be provided. By engaging patients in their psoriasis care plans, family physicians can optimize outcomes and manage psoriasis and its comorbidities. Participants will be able to select which patient cases are reviewed.

Target Audience

Physicians and Family Medicine Physicians

Learning Objectives

  • Screen patients on comorbidities associated with psoriasis
  • Design individualized treatment strategies for patients with psoriasis based on evidence-based guidelines, safety, and efficacy of pharmacologic treatment options, disease severity, and patient quality-of-life factors
  • Implement effective methods for improving patient–provider communication and incorporating patient-specific factors to help patients with psoriasis adhere to prescribed therapy

Faculty Presenters

Arthur M. Mandelin, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology)
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Chicago, Illinois


Paul Doghramji, MD
Family Practice Physician
Collegeville Family Practice
Collegeville, Pennsylvania


Ty Westfall
Psoriasis Patient Advocate
Allen, Texas


Jashin J. Wu, MD, FAAD
Director of Dermatology Research
Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA


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