Volume 3, Issue 7: Alternative Treatments for Antihistamine-Resistant Chronic Urticaria.

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 7)


Target Audience

Dermatology nurses and health care professionals

Learning Objectives

After participating in this activity, the participant will demonstrate the ability to: 

  • Describe the risks and benefits associated with prescribing dapsone for patients with antihistamine-resistant chronic idiopathic urticaria.

  • Discuss the use of low-dose cyclosporine A for the treatment of antihistamine-resistant chronic urticaria.

  • Explain the mechanism of action of omalizumab.

Additional information
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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ANCC
Registration opens: 
Registration closes: 
Michael D. Tharp, MD
The Clark W. Finnerud, MD, Professor
Chair, Department of Dermatology
Rush University Medical Center
Chicago, Illinois


Available Credit

  • 1.00 ANCC


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