(Volume 3, Issue 5) e-Medical Dermatology Review:Psoriasis: Phototherapy in the Era of Biologic Agents
eMedical Dermatology Review is a monthly CE series for the Dermatology nurse and health care professional. It provides updates on the latest research, best practices, and issues currently under debate, as well as a concise review of relevant journal literature.
(Volume 3, Issue 5)
Dermatology nurses and health care professionals
After participating in this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to:
Describe the evolving trends in treatment combinations with light therapy plus biologics, using narrowband ultraviolet B (NB-UVB) phototherapy and etanercept as a model.
Discuss emerging safety and financial issues regarding the use of phototherapy and/or biologics for the treatment of psoriasis.
Articulate the real-world efficacy of psoralen plus ultraviolet A (PUVA) therapy vs biologic agents for the treatment of psoriasis.
- 1.00 ANCC