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.
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.
Internal Medicine Physicians, Dermatologists, Physician Assistants, Residents, Advanced Practice
Registered Nurses, Pharmacists and all other interested healthcare providers.
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