Hiding in Plain Sight: Dermatologic Toxicities

Activity Preview

This education activity is designed to apply knowledge gained from the previous training program, Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors & Dermatologic Toxicities: Key Points for the Community Pharmacist through the review of two case-based scenarios.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this application-based activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe the mechanism of action of immune checkpoint inhibitors

  • Recognize the presenting symptoms of common or severe dermatologic immune related adverse events

  • Identify the best questions to ask cancer patients to determine the symptoms and severity of a potential dermatologic immune related adverse event

  • Discuss when and how to refer a patient to their medical oncologist for further work-up

Activity Type: Application-based
Target Audience: Pharmacists
Learning Level: 3

Accreditation Information


The American Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. The following activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours of CPE credit (0.1 CEUs). The ACPE Universal Activity Number for this activity is 0202-0000-21-282-H01-P.

To obtain credit for completing Hiding in Plain Sight: Dermatologic Toxicities, participants will need to complete the onlne activities and evaluation questions, and then CLAIM credit. Participants need to have a valid pharmacist.com username and password to claim credit. After credit has been claimed, please visit CPE monitor for your transcript.    

Initial release date: August 24, 2021

Expiration date: August 24, 2024 - No credit can be earned after this date

Development and Support

Hiding in Plain Sight: Dermatologic Toxicities is a home-study continuing education activity for pharmacists developed by the American Pharmacists Association with support from Merck. © 2021 American Pharmacists Association


Lisa Cordes, PharmD, BCACP, BCOP, and APhA’s editorial staff declare no conflicts of interest or financial interests in any product or service mentioned in this activity, including grants, employment, gifts, stock holdings, and honoraria. For complete staff disclosures, please see the Education and Accreditation Information section at www.pharmacist.com/apha-disclosures.


There is no fee associated with this activity.

System Requirements

Computer and internet access are required to complete this activity.  Please visit our website to view the Technology System Requirements in order to have a positive learning experience.