A Closer Look at the Clinical, Economic
and Developmental Impact of Alopecia Areata: Strategies to Improve
Patient Adherence, Quality of Life, and Costs
A continuing medical education
activity provided by NAMCP and AAMCN
Preparing for a New Era in Alopecia Areata Management: Managed Care
on the Role of New and Emerging Therapies is a three-part webinar
This is Part 3 of the series focusing on strategies to improve
quality of life, and costs in alopecia areata
This activity is an archive from the webinar held March 31, 2021
This activity is valid from April 1, 2021 to April 1, 2023
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audio and view the slides, complete the post test, complete the
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This activity is intended for healthcare professionals practicing in
managed care environments.
This activity is supported by
an educational grant from Pfizer
Alopecia areata is an autoimmune disease, characterized by hair
loss, often patchy, on the scalp, face, or body. People suffering
from alopecia areata experience symptoms when immune cells attack
healthy hair follicles, causing the hair to fall out, often starting
with smooth, round patches. More than half of patients with alopecia
areata experience poor health-related quality of life and, as a
result, the condition may lead to serious psychological
consequences, including high levels of depression and anxiety.
Fortunately for patients with this disease, several new treatments
are currently undergoing late stage clinical trials, including JAK
inhibitors and combinations, that have shown improved efficacy and
Upon completion of this
activity, participants will be able to:
Explore challenges to patient
adherence and quality of life in alopecia areata (AA)
Discuss strategies to implement JAK
inhibitors into the treatment paradigm as they are approved,
especially as it relates to patient adherence and quality of
Assess how different biomarkers,
comorbidities and adherence barriers play a role in long-term
treatment decision making for patients with AA
Review recent clinical trial
information around the efficacy and safety of emerging JAK
inhibitors currently undergoing clinical studies in AA and their
effect on patient quality of lifeTransform therapeutic advances
and resource utilization data on emerging therapies in alopecia
areata into informed health plan decisions and formulary
||Seth J. Orlow, MD, PhD
Chair, The Ronald O. Perelman Department of Dermatology
NYU Grossman School of Medicine
has no disclosures relevant to alopecia areata. Dr.
Orlow has served on the board of Almirall, SA and R2
MD has no real or perceived financial relationships to
Jeremy Williams has no real or perceived financial
relationships to disclose.
Jacqueline Cole, RN, MS, CMCN has no real or perceived
financial relationships to disclose.
NAMCP and/or the presenter
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materials provided in this activity.
Accreditation & Designation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with
the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation
Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint
providership of the National Association of Managed Care Physicians
(NAMCP) and American Association of Managed Care Nurses (AAMCN). The
National Association of Managed Care Physicians is accredited by the
ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
NAMCP designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA
PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM. Each
physician should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their
participation in the activity.
The American Association of Managed Care Nurses is accredited as a
provider of nursing continuing professional development by the
American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Nurses who complete this activity and achieve a passing score will
receive 1 hour in nursing continuing professional development.
This activity has been approved by the American Board of Managed
Care Nursing for 1.0 contact hours toward CMCN recertification
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