Atopic Dermatitis: Distance Education and QI Project

Scratch Your Itch to Improve Atopic Dermatitis with Patients

Join the Ohio AAP for Training on Improving the Recognition, Diagnosis and Management of Atopic Dermatitis

  • LIVE WEBINAR – February 24th (7:30am-9:30am)
    • Distance Only
  • The Ohio AAP’s newest quality improvement and regional education program will focus on improving the recognition, diagnosis, and management of atopic dermatitis (AD) in primary care settings. The multi-disciplinary expert project leadership team will give providers the necessary tools to manage all aspects of AD. 3 Hours of CME and 3 Points of MOC Part II credit are available for participants.

    • Kara Shah, MD, FAAP will provide dermatology focused education on best practices in AD management and patient adherence to treatment
    • Emily Harris, MD, FAAP will assist providers in improving their skills on the mental health implications for patients with AD
    • Chris Peltier, MD, FAAP will discuss best practices for implementing changes to improve AD care in primary care settings, as well as Ohio AAP resources and programs

    Following the Regional Presentations, practices from Ohio and surrounding states will be invited to engage in a one year practice transformation program, with quality improvement coaching from a practice coach and guidance from the project team. Participants in the QI program will earn 50 MOC IV and 20 MOC II points!

    Contact Alex Miller at for more information on these trainings, or the MOC Part IV project launching in July 2020.

    CME/MOC Statements:
    The Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (Ohio AAP) is accredited by the Ohio State Medical Association to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    The Ohio AAP designates this live activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity, with individual assessments of the participant and feedback to the participant, enables the participant to earn 3 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.

    It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit. MOC Part II credit will be entered into the CME data portal entitled PARS and will be shared electronically with the ABP within 30 days of the activity date.