Jeannette Wick, RPh, MBA, FASCP

Assistant Director,
Office of Pharmacy Professional Development
and Visiting Instructor
University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy
Storrs, CT

December 18, 2018
4:00 PM EST

Goal Statement  The purpose of this activity is to use real-world patient examples to help pharmacists better understand the needs of patients with PsA. Pharmacists will be able to assess the treatment of patients with PsA and make recommendations for these patients that will increase their chances of successful treatment and improve their care.

Educational Objectives  Upon completion of this activity, the participant should be better able to:


Identify patients with psoriasis or joint pain who need to be screened for psoriatic arthritis


Discuss treatment targets and satisfaction with psoriatic arthritis patients in efforts to assess the appropriateness of treatment regimens and identify undertreatment


Examine new treatment options for psoriatic arthritis with unique mechanisms of action and be able to recommend these agents based on patient-specific characteristics


Design treatment recommendations for patients with psoriatic arthritis who are not able to achieve goals with tumor necrosis factor– α inhibitors or who must discontinue agents based on tolerability

Credits: 1.0 hour (0.10 ceu)

Activity Type: Application

Duration: 60 minutes

Location: From the convenience of your home or business; accessible via both PC and MAC

Fee: There is no fee for this educational activity

Who should participate: Pharmacists


Introduction (5 minutes)

Presentation with Case Studies (45 minutes)

Conclusions & Question & Answer Session (10 minutes)

How to Earn Credit  Participants must attend and participate in the entire live educational activity and complete the evaluation form directly after the event with a maximum of within 60 days of participating in the activity.

Required Computer Hardware/Software  Please ensure the computer system you plan to use meets the following minimum requirements:

Operating System: Windows 98 or higher & Macintosh 2.2 or higher

Internet Browser (Mac &/ Windows): Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Safari 5.0.6 or higher, Firefox 3.0.3 or higher & Opera 5 or higher

Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible

Peripherals: Computer speakers or headphones

Monitor Screen Resolution: 320 x 480 or higher

Media Viewing Requirements: Adobe Reader, Microsoft PowerPoint, Flash Player & HTML5

Accreditation Statements

Pharmacy: Postgraduate Healthcare Education, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.
UAN: 0430-0000-18-073-L01-P

This educational activity is sponsored by Postgraduate Healthcare Education, LLC (PHE) and supported by an educational grant from Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation.