An Evidence-Based Approach to Skin Cleansing: Restoring and Maintaining the Skin Barrier in Diverse Patient Populations
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ACCME Designation Statement
The University of Louisville Continuing Medical Education designates this for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
ANCC Designation Statement
This activity has been planned and implemented by Creative Educational Concepts, Inc. (CEC), and Global Academy for Medical Education LLC, for the advancement of patient care. CEC is accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the health care team. This activity is designated for 2.0 contact hours.
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Advances in understanding the physiology and multiple roles of the skin barrier have made it both possible and advisable for clinicians to become more educated about how skin care—and the various ingredients in skin cleansing agents—can maintain the normal integrity and function of the skin barrier and help to heal injured skin by promoting and supporting barrier function.
In addition, patients with dermatitides and other underlying skin conditions, as well as those with sensitive skin, a history of allergic contact dermatitis, or injuries (such as ultraviolet or other radiation
damage) have special skin cleansing needs. Finally, skin cleansing in elderly and medically compromised patients must be accomplished with great care to maintain the skin barrier.
Clinicians must also remain up-to-date with regard to evidence about skin cleansing ingredients that can degrade the integrity of the skin barrier, and cleanser components and skin care practices that can help restore and maintain barrier function. The presentations in this webcast address these issues and provide clinicians with information to assist them in making evidence-based, individualized recommendations for cleansing techniques and agents.
CME & PD Advisory Board Members:
Lisa J. Pfitzer, MD; Soon Bahrami, MD; Douglas Coldwell, MD, PhD; W. Daniel Cogan, Ed.D., FAODME; Justin L. Costa, MD; James Creg; Daniel Da Justa, MD; Adair Heyl, PhD; Christopher Jones, MD;Lucy Juett, MS; Gerald Larson, MD; Rana Latif, MD; Kimberly Moore; Karen Napolilli; Scott Plantz, MD;Kerri Remmel, MD, PhD; Michael D. Stillman, MD; Uldis Streips, PhD; Kathy M. Vincent, MD; Lori Wagner, MD; Angela Wetherton, MD; and Stephen Wheeler, MD have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.
CME REVIEWER: Courtney R. Schadt, M.D., Professor, Division of Dermatology University of Louisville, School of Medicine has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.
Peter M. Elias, MD, has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.
Lawrence E. Eichenfield, MD has been an investigator and/or consultant for Galderma Laboratories, Stiefel a GSK company, and Valeant Pharmaceuticals International.
Joseph F. Fowler, Jr., MD, has been a consultant and/or speaker and/or investigator for 3M, Abbott Laboratories, Allerderm, Allergan, Amgen Astellas Pharma US, Inc, Centocor, Dermik, Dow Pharmaceutical Sciences, Inc., Eli Lily and Company, Galderma Laboratories, L.P., GlaxoSmithKline, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Products Company, Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation, Merck Pharmaceuticals, Merz Aesthetics, Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation, OnSet, Promius, Pfizer, Quinnova, Ranbaxy, SmartPractice, Taisho, Taro, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International.
Renee P. McLeod, PhD, APRN, CPNP, FAANP, has been a speaker and/or consultant for Johnson & Johnson Consumer Personal Products Worldwide.
Joanne Still, BA has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.
Sylvia H. Reitman, MBA has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.
Shirley V. Jones, MBA has no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.
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