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Program Description

The “Step-by-step in Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis” is an educational program that was developed based on a recent assessment that highlighted the educational need to increase awareness and knowledge of pediatric atopic dermatitis (AD) management.

This program consists of two distinct parts:

  • Part 1: Pre-read (asynchronous) covering the etiology, disease burden and assessment tools in pediatric atopic dermatitis
  • Part 2: Live webcast (synchronous) covering treatment guidelines and interactive patient cases

Accreditation Statement

This activity is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and approved by McMaster University Continuing Professional Development Program. You may claim a maximum of 1 MOC Section 1 hour.

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Susan Waserman

MD, FRCPC, MSc
Allergist
Hamilton, ON

Michele Ramien

MD, FRCPC, DABD
Pediatric Dermatologist
Calgary, AB

Philippe Bégin

MD, FRCPC, PhD
Allergist
Montreal, QC

Cathryn Sibbald

MD, FRCPC, BPharm, MSc
Pediatric Dermatologist
Toronto, ON

Program Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity on pediatric AD, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the disease burden, clinical features and become familiar with pediatric AD assessment tools
  • Recognize atopic and non-atopic comorbidities in pediatric AD to ensure appropriate screening, management and referral when needed
  • Discuss evidence-based current and emerging treatment and management recommendations.
Speakers
For questions regarding the program, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Under the guidance of the Innovative Medicines Canada Code of Conduct, this event is for healthcare professionals only.
This learning program was supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Sanofi Genzyme.

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