Comprehensive Review of Dermatology

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Full Course:  36.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD; (EXPIRES 08/31/20)

Course(s) are appropriate for:  This educational activity was designed to provide all dermatology residents and practicing physicians who are preparing for the American Board of Dermatology's certifying and recertifying examinations. Secondary audiences include all dermatologists wishing to benchmark their medical knowledge in general dermatology and/or the subspecialties of dermatopathology, surgical dermatology, pediatric dermatology and medical dermatology against competence standards as determined by the American Board of Dermatology.

Series 1 (CRDERM1): Learn from Leaders

Led by Adam Friedman, MD, FAAD, of George Washington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Comprehensive Review of Dermatology brings together dermatologic experts from New York medical centers, including Mount Sinai, NYU and Weill Cornell Medical College. Together, these prominent dermatology experts will:
  • Help you effectively prepare, recognize the formats and predict material that may be covered on your ABDerm Board exams
  • Guide you to better evaluate and diagnose dermatologic and dermapathologic lesions and entities
  • Teach you to diagnose the 150 conditions identified by the American Board of Dermatology, for the General Dermatology module of the Maintenance of Certification in Dermatology (MOC-D) exam
  • Comprehensively cover general dermatology subjects, such as cutaneous biology, dermatological manifestations of internal diseases, hair and nail biology and disorders, skin cancer, and pediatric dermatology


This course is strictly ONLINE with no download – an internet connection is critical in order to do this course.  Do not complete testing prior to the end of your chosen date period or your dates will be adjusted.

To view topic outline of the full course, see below:

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Course Topics

Biology of the Epidermis, Basement Membrane Zone, and Dermis

Biology of Apocrine, Eccrine, and Sebaceous Glands and Associated Disorders

Biology of Nails and Nail Disorders

Biology of Oral Cavity and Genitalia and Associated Disorder

Introduction to Immunodermatology

Principles of Photobiology, Phototherapy, and Associated Disorders

Psoriasis, Psoriasiform Dermatoses, and Other Papulosquamous Diseases (lichenoid, PR, PL)

Atopic Dermatitis and other Eczematous Disorders

Contact Dermatitis and Occupational Dermatoses

Congenital and Acquired Vesico-bullous Disorder

Urticaria, Angioedema, and Erythemas

Vasculitis, Vasculopathies and Neutrophilic Dermatoses

Panniculitides and Lipodystrophies

Disorders of Langerhan Cells and Macrophages

Bacterial Infections

Dermatophytoses, Candidiasis and Deep Fungal Infections

Viral Infections, STDs, and Cutaneous Manifestations of HIV

Parasites, Bites, and Stings

Dermatology - Rheumatologic Disease

Pruritus, Neurocutaneous, and Psychocutaneous Disorders

Epidermal Growths and Tumors

Melanocytic Tumors and Melanoma

Cutaneous Lymphomas and Leukemia's and Other Lymphoproliferative/Myeloproliferative Disorders

Dermal Tumors Part 1

Dermal Tumors Part 2

Disorders of Metabolism and Systemic Disease

Dermatologic Signs of Systemic Conditions


Pediatric Dermatology Part 1

Pediatric Dermatology Part 2

Dermatologic Considerations in Skin of Color


Procedural Dermatology Part 1

Procedural Dermatology Part 2: Cosmetic Dermatology

Dermatopathology Part I

Dermatopathology Part II

Basic Science of Wound Healing and Postoperative Wound Care

Lasers and Light Based Devices

Botulinum Toxin and Fillers

Pediatric Dermatology Emergencies/Skin Infections

Biology of Hair and Hair Disorders

Melanocyte Biology

Course Objectives

After viewing this activity, participants will demonstrate the ability to:
  • Augment their scope of knowledge of basic and clinical dermatological science
  • Recognize areas of weakness in their knowledge of dermatology to achieve improvements
  • Evaluate and diagnose dermatology and dermatopathology lesions and entities
  • Build confidence in knowing material that may be covered on the American Board of Dermatology's certifying exam and MOC-D/recertifying exam
  • Assess ability to diagnose the 150 conditions identified by the American Board of Dermatology (ABD) as required for the General Dermatology module of the Maintenance of Certification in Dermatology (MOC-D) exam
  • Identify areas needing additional study in preparation for the certifying exam and the MOC-D/Recertification examination
  • Recognize the format used for the certifying exam and the General Dermatology module of the MOC-D/Recertification examination
  • Demonstrate commitment to lifelong learning and self-assessment



Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
This exercise has been approved for 80 Self-Assessment credits for the American Board of Dermatology Maintenance of Certification (ABD MOC) program. Please note that Oakstone Publishing LLC is solely responsible for the content. These questions are not a publication of the ABD, nor has ABD provided information to Oakstone Publishing LLC about ABD board exam content.
Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 36 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Date of original release: August 31, 2017
Date of credit termination: August 31, 2020
CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

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