Evaluating the Role of Steroid-Sparing Treatment Approaches in Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis

Evaluating the Role of Steroid-Sparing Treatment Approaches in Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis

On-Demand Webcast

Robert Sidbury, MD, MPH - Chair
Professor, Department of Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Dermatology
Seattle Children's Hospital
University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, Washington

Peter A. Lio, MD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Dermatology and Pediatrics
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago
Chicago, Illinois

Wynnis Tom, MD
Clinical Professor of Dermatology and Pediatrics
Fellowship Program Director
Pediatric & Adolescent Dermatology
Rady Children's Hospital/University of California, San Diego
San Diego, California


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This activity is designed for pediatricians and PCPs, as well as nurse practitioners and physician assistants and other HCPs who care for pediatric patients with AD.


After participating in this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Describe psychosocial and quality-of-life effects of atopic dermatitis on pediatric patients and their caregivers/families.
  • Outline the pathophysiologic correlations between atopic dermatitis and other allergic and immune diseases.
  • Discuss guideline recommendations for limiting the use of topical and systemic steroidal medications in pediatric patients.
  • Review the efficacy and safety profiles of nonsteroidal treatments available for pediatric atopic dermatitis.
  • Incorporate pediatric atopic dermatitis treatment pathway recommendations into clinical practice.
claiming crediT

This webcast is based on live proceedings from a symposium conducted at the 51st ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition.

Participants who have successfully completed the live version of this activity are not eligible to receive credit for this enduring material.

To be eligible for credit, participants must complete the online activity, a post-test assessment, and the evaluation by November 7, 2020. Upon completing the activity, there will be instructions on how to print a certificate or other documentation of credit.

Release Date: November 7, 2019
Expiration Date: November 7, 2020
Estimated Time to Complete: 1.5 hours

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This symposium is neither sponsored nor endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics.


NACCME would like to thank the following company who has supported the "Evaluating the Role of Steroid-Sparing Treatment Approaches in Pediatric Atopic Dermatitis" through educational grants and/or in-kind support: Pfizer


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Clinical Reviewers

Joseph C. English III, MD
Prof. of Dermatology
Medical Director of Teledermatology
UPMC North Hills Dermatology
Wexford, Pennsylvania

Planning Committee

In addition to the faculty listed below, NACCME planners and staff include Angelica Archibald, Chris Boswell, Mary Johnson, Jennifer Ilcyn, Todd Klunker, Randy Robbin and Margie Stefan.

Mr. Bolwell is a shareholder of GlaxoSmithKline. GlaxoSmithKline is not supporting this activity, nor does any content relate to their product/service.

The faculty has reported the following:

Dr. Lio: Grant/Research Support–AbbVie, AOBiome LLC, Genzyme, Regeneron/Sanofi; Consultant–AbbVie, AOBiome, Altus Labs, Dermavant, Dermira, Eli Lilly, Exeltis, Franklin Bioscience, Galderma, Genzyme, IntraDerm, Johnson & Johnson, Kiniksa, La Roche-Posay/L'Oreal, Menlo, Mission, Micreos, Pfizer, Pierre Fabre, Realm, Regeneron/Sanofi, Theraplex, TopMD, UCB, Unilever, Valeant, Verrica; Speakers' Bureau–Galderma, Genzyme, Johnson & Johnson, L'Oreal, Pfizer, Pierre-Fabre, Regeneron/Sanofi, TopMD

Dr. Sidbury: Grant/Research Support–Brickell, Regeneron; Consultant–Micreos, Pfizer

Dr. Tom: Clinical Trial Investigator–Incyte, Janssen, Pfizer, Regeneron; Safety Committee Member–LEO Pharma

Dr. English has disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.


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