Time Commitment: 3.5 hours over 6 weeks
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

Self Study

Live Group Discussions

  • 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.

  • 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.

Group Tasks

  • 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.

My Action Plans

  • 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).

Interested in becoming a Group Leader?

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:

Nehal Shah, DO
Board Certified Dermatologist
Mustufa Jafry, MD
Resident Physician
Gary Gross, MD
Anokhi Jambusaria-Pahlajani, MD, MSCE
Associate Professor, Dermatology
Damien R Fisher, PharmD.
Pharmacy Clinical Practice Specialist
Alison Kortz, PA
Andrea Nguyen, PA-C, MPAS, DMSc
Gil Yosipovitch, MD
Professor Stiefel Chair of Medical Dermatology Director Miami Itch Ctr
Rosemary Son, PA-C
Physician Assistant
Jeffrey Fromowitz, MD
Clinical Associate Professor Medicine
Andrew Baker, PA-C
Ashley Worthington, PA-C
Physician Assistant