Case Consults: Changing Paradigms in the Age of Biologics


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Date of Activity

12th February 2016 – 12th February 2018

Target Audience

The educational content of this website is aimed at physicians and other healthcare professionals involved in care and treatment of patients with Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria (CSU)

Case Consults: Changing Paradigms in the Age of Biologics

This CME activity is made up of 3 video presentations and 2 video case studies. To claim CME credit you must complete all presentations and achieve a score of 70% in the final assessment.

Presentation Content


Welcome and introduction: Burden and impact of chronic urticaria
Christian Vestergaard


Case Consult #1: Daniel


Update of Chronic Urticaria
Marcus Maurer


Case Consult #2: Meritxell


Biologic Therapies in Chronic Urticaria
​Ana Giménez-Arnau

Educational Objectives

Learning Objectives 

On completion of this activity, learners will be better able to:

  • Identify the burden of chronic urticaria and the impact of sub-optimal treatment
  • Describe the diagnosis and classification of chronic urticaria
  • Select evidence-based treatment options for patients with chronic urticaria based on disease characteristics
  • Summarise the role of biologic therapies in chronic urticaria 


,Christian Vestergaard (Chair)


Christian Vestergaard (Chair)

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Clinical Medicine - The Department of Dermatology and Venereology, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

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Marcus Maurer


Marcus Maurer

Professor of Dermatology and Allergy, Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Allergie-Centrum-Charité at the Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

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Ana Giménez-Arnau


Ana Giménez-Arnau

Professor of Dermatology, Department of Dermatology, Hospital del Mar, Universitat Autònoma, Barcelona, Spain

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This activity is supported by funding from Novartis Pharma AG


EACCME UEMS‘Case Consults in Chronic Urticaria: Changing Paradigms in the Age of Biologics’, made available on and organized by EPG Health Media (Europe) Ltd, is accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME) to provide the following CME activity for medical specialists.

‘Case Consults in Chronic Urticaria: Changing Paradigms in the Age of Biologics’ made available on and organized by EPG Health Media (Europe) Ltd, is awarded 1 European CME credit (ECMEC).

Each medical specialist should claim only those credits that he/she actually spent in the educational activity. The EACCME is an institution of the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS). Only those e-learning materials that are displayed on the UEMS-EACCME website have formally been accredited.

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Fee Information

There is no fee for this educational activity.

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