New Strategies and Best Practices in the Management of Pediatric Facial and Truncal Acne

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Dermatology expert Hilary Baldwin, MD, delves into the management of pediatric facial and truncal acne addressing practical management strategies to optimize patient-centered treatment success. In addition to discussing the impact of acne on health-related quality of life and sequelae, Dr. Baldwin summarizes the pathophysiologic basis for treatment. She reviews the topical and systemic treatment options and highlights key concepts in reduction of antibiotic use, minimization of antibiotic resistance, and strategies to minimize adverse events as well as improve patient tolerability and adherence.

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Course Credit:

1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM
1 ANCC Contact Hour
1 CA-BRN Contact Hour


Opens: 2022-11-14
Closes: 2023-11-14

Target Audience:

This activity was developed for family medicine/primary care physicians, pediatricians, dermatologists, nurses, nurse practitioners, and related healthcare professionals.

This activity is supported by an educational grant from Galderma Laboratories, L.P.


In support of improving patient care, Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower (Annenberg Center) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1 contact hour.

Provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13664, for 1 contact hour.
To receive credit for education contact hours outside of the state of California, please check with your state board of registered nursing for reciprocity.

Additional Content Planners

Eugene Cullen, MD (Peer Reviewer)
No significant relationships to disclose.

Jessica Forster, PharmD (Medical Writer)
No significant relationships to disclose.

Amber Lambert, MSN, FNP-C, DNP (Nurse Reviewer)
No significant relationships to disclose.

Annenberg Center for Health Sciences

Staff at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

All of the financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

    Presenting Faculty

  • Hilary Baldwin, MD

    Medical Director, Acne Treatment & Research Center
    Brooklyn, New York
    Clinical Associate Professor of Dermatology
    Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical Center
    New Brunswick, New Jersey

  • Contributing Faculty

    Julie Harper, MD

    Owner, The Dermatology and Skin Care Center of Birmingham
    Birmingham, Alabama  

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the healthcare and psychological burden associated with pediatric facial and truncal acne
  • Discuss new antibiotic-sparing treatment strategies for facial and truncal acne, including recent clinical data
  • Create evidence-based treatment plans for pediatric patients with facial and truncal acne, considering the limitations of commonly used therapies and the inappropriate use of antibiotics
  • Collaborate with pediatric patients and/or caregivers to individualize therapy for facial and truncal acne that encourages treatment adherence, manages treatment expectations, and limits sequelae

Faculty Disclosures

Hilary Baldwin, MD

Advisory Board: Almirall, Bausch, EPI, Galderma, Journey, SUN

Speakers Bureau: Almirall, Bausch, EPI, Galderma, SUN

Investigator: Almirall, Bausch, Galderma

Julie Harper, MD

Consultant: Almirall, Cassiopeia, Cutera, Galderma, EPI, Ortho, Sol Gel, Sun, Vyne
Investigator: Almirall
Speakers Bureau: Almirall, Cutera, EPI, Galderma, Ortho, Sun, Vyne
Stock Owner: Cutera