Dr Strasswimmer updates Physicians and Nurses about Psoriasis and its like to health

Dr Strasswimmer was selected to deliver er the Dermatology Update:

"Psoriasis From a Medical Perspective" Psoriasis s a condition of dry itching skin that can have consequences for liver, heart, and diabetes health.

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COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease that affects patients' quality of life and can be costly. Various

treatments are available including topical and systemic agents.

Please join us for Psoriasis from a

Medical Perspective with guest faculty,

John Strasswimmer, M.D. PhD.

TARGET AUDIENCE:

Internal Medicine Physicians, Dermatologists, Physician Assistants, Residents, Advanced Practice

Registered Nurses, Pharmacists and all other interested healthcare providers.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

Explain psoriasis, its links with internal media and current treatment approaches

• Describe necessary work up of a patient with suspected new onset psoriasis

Discuss associations with chronic liver and vascular diseases

• Examine the role of topical agents including proper emollient use

• Appraise current systemic approaches to treatment of psoriasis including antimetabolites,

systemic immunosuppressants, interferon- and interleukin antagonists.

FACULTY AND DISCLOSURES:

lohn M. Strassmimmer, M.D., Ph.D.

Founding Director, Melanoma & Cutaneous Oncology Program

Lynn Cancer Institute,

Boca Raton Regional Hospital

Baptist Health South Florida

Professor, Affiliate, of Medicine (Dermatology)

Professor, Affiliate, of Biochemistry

Florida Atlantic University