Target Professions: MD, Nurse Practitioner, Physician Assistant, DO
Target Specialties: Allergy and Immunology, Dermatology
Credits Available: 3.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Considering the significant impact Prurigo Nodularis (PN) has on patients’ quality of life, it is critical for patients to receive a timely diagnosis and oftentimes can be difficult to treat. Furthermore, understanding the underlying pathogenesis is important to determine the optimal treatment approach. This curriculum presents the pathogenesis of PN, impact it has on patients’ quality of life, recommendations for its diagnostic workup, and novel evidence-based treatment approaches and strategies to individualize therapy for patients with PN.


CME/CE Accreditation Information

Itinerary

Part One - Baseline Assessment, Self Study, Live Group Discussion 1, Final Assessment

Managing Prurigo Nodularis: Latest Advances and Strategies - Baseline Assessment

Answer the following questions to assess your knowledge on PN management.

Module 1: Unraveling Prurigo Nodularis - Pathogenesis, Evaluation, and Impact on Quality of Life

This module presents the pathogenesis of PN, impact it has on patients’ quality of life, and recommendations for its diagnostic workup.

Module 2: Optimizing Care for Prurigo Nodularis - Evidence-Based Treatment Approaches and Personalized Strategies

Prurigo nodularis (PN) has a significant impact on patient’s quality of life and can be difficult to treat. This module presents novel evidence-based treatment approaches and strategies to individualize therapy for patients with PN.

Managing Prurigo Nodularis: Latest Advances and Strategies - Final Assessment

Answer the following questions to assess your gained knowledge on PN management.

Live Group Discussion 1

The first live discussion will offer an interactive approach to providing optimal care to patients with PN. Topics include: 1) diagnostic workup of PN and its impact on patient quality of life and 2) using best practices to timely diagnose and appropriately manage PN.

Part Two - Group Challenges, Action Plan, Live Group Discussion 2

Patient Case 1: 48-year-old Black woman with a history of pruritus

This patient case examines the potential effects of Pruritus Nodularis (PN) on patients' quality of life, explores diagnostic strategies for PN, and assesses treatment options, specifically emphasizing considerations for individuals with dark skin.

Patient Case 2: 77-year-old man with pruritus and itchy nodules

This patient case explores diagnostic strategies for Pruritus Nodularis (PN), delves into potential underlying causes, and presents the implementation of personalized treatments tailored to patients with PN.

Your Action Plan in: Prurigo Nodularis (PN)

In light of the information reviewed and discussed during this program, please share an action plan that you will implement to improve the diagnosis and management for your patients with Prurigo Nodularis (PN).

Live Group Discussion 2

The second live discussion will focus on reviewing the patient case and group challenges and how the findings can apply to caring for current or future patients with PN. We will discuss the submitted tasks and any challenges or clinical controversies associated with the tasks.

Interested in becoming a Group Leader?

Requirements:
Group Leaders will be dermatology, allergy, and immunology clinicians with extensive expertise in PN. Apply Now

Interested in participating in this curriculum? You can join one of the following groups:

Ashley Worthington, PA-C
Physician Assistant
MT
Michelle Tarbox, MD
Interim Chair
Raymond Kleinfelder, DO
Dermatologist

Completed Groups

Renata Block, MMS, PA-C
Faculty
Completed
Jason Klein, MD/PhD
Completed
Nehal Shah, DO
Board Certified Dermatologist
Completed
KK
Kristine Kucera, PA-C, MPAS, DHS
Physician Assistant
Completed
Shailee Patel, MD
Dermatologist
Completed
Luke Johnson, MD
Assistant Professor
Completed
Anokhi Jambusaria-Pahlajani, MD, MSCE
Associate Professor, Dermatology
Completed
Damien R Fisher, PharmD.
Pharmacy Clinical Practice Specialist
Completed
Alison Kortz, PA
PA
Completed
AN
Andrea Nguyen, PA-C, MPAS, DMSc
PA-C, MPAS, DMSc
Completed
Rosemary Son, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Completed
Andrew Baker, PA-C
Completed