Accreditation/Credit Designation

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physicians’ Education Resource®, LLC, is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #16669, for 1.5 Contact Hour.

Acknowledgment of Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Inc.

Medical Crossfire®: An NP's and PA's Guide to Actinic Keratosis Treatment: Utilizing A Shared Decision-Making Process to Improve Patient Outcomes

Release Date: September 30, 2020
Expiration Date: September 30, 2021

Activity Overview

The Medical Crossfire™, one of PER’s signature educational formats, is a video-based program in which a panel of distinguished experts engage in spirted discussions and debates on a particular clinical topic. In this activity 3 key thought leader explore the latest data regarding current and emerging therapeutic strategies for the management of actinic keratosis (AK). This lively discussion will help place new developments into clinical context to help you optimize care for your patients.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Inc.

Instructions for This Activity and Receiving Credit

  1. Complete the activity (including pre- and post-activity assessments).
  2. Answer the evaluation questions.
  3. Request credit using the drop-down menu.

You may immediately download your certificate.

Target Audience

This online educational activity is directed toward dermatology nurse practitioners and physician assistants along with dermatologists. Additional health care professionals who are involved in the care of patients with AK will also be invited to participate.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this activity, you should be better prepared to:

  • Identify economic and psychologic burdens of actinic keratosis on patient quality of life 
  • Evaluate the safety and efficacy profiles of available therapies for actinic keratosis with focus on their place in therapy
  • Utilize multidisciplinary care and resources for patients affected by actinic keratosis
  • Apply shared decision-making strategies to engage patients in the care of actinic keratosis

Faculty, Staff, and Planners’ Disclosures

In accordance with ACCME Guidelines, PER® has identified and resolved all COI for faculty, staff, and planners prior to the start of this activity by using a multistep process.


Scott Freeman, MS, PA-C
Scott Freeman, MS, PA-C
Adjunct Clinical Preceptor
Barry University, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery
St. Petersburg, FL

Disclosures: Scott Freeman, MS, PA-C, has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Joe A. Gorelick, MSN, RN, FNP-C
Joe A. Gorelick, MSN, RN, FNP-C
California Skin Institute
Sau Jose, CA

Disclosures: Consultant: UCB Scientific Research Company, Lilly, Novartis, Regeneron Sanofi; Speakers Bureau: Lilly, Novartis, Oktal Pharma, Sun Pharmaceutical Industries, Janssen, Foamix Pharmaceuticals, UCB Scientific Research Company, Regeneron Sanofi Genzyme, LEO Pharma, AbbVie, Dermira, Beiersdorf, Pfizer, PruGen

James M. Spencer, MD, MS
James M. Spencer, MD, MS
Professor of Clinical Dermatology
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, NY

Disclosures: Speakers Bureau: Genentech.

The staff of Physicians' Education Resource®, LLC (PER®) have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Off-Label Disclosure and Disclaimer

This activity may or may not discuss investigational, unapproved, or off-label use of drugs. Learners are advised to consult prescribing information for any products discussed. The information provided in this accredited activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent clinical judgment of a healthcare professional relative to diagnostic, treatment, or management options for a specific patient’s medical condition. The opinions expressed in the content are solely those of the individual faculty members and do not reflect those of PER® or any company that provided commercial support for this activity.

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