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Full Course:  17.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD; (EXPIRES 06/01/21)

Course(s) are appropriate for:  This Educational Activity is Intended for Practicing Pathologists

Series 1 (DPATH1): Learn from Authoritative Dermatopathologists

Directed by Dirk Elston, MD, FAAD, Masters of Pathology Series – Dermatopathology highlights recent updates and emerging knowledge affecting this advanced subspecialty. Dr. Elston is joined by a distinguished faculty from leading institutions to cover pressing topics such as genodermatoses, lymphomas, unusual skin infections, vascular tumors, and more.
By completing this CME program, you'll improve your ability to:
  • Effectively use clinicopathologic correlations to diagnose inflammatory skin diseases and alopecia
  • Apply immunohistochemical tools to diagnose melanocytic lesions and lymphoid infiltrates
  • Use precise, uniform terminology in the diagnosis of melanocytic lesions


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:

Full Course:
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Available in Interactive format.
Only Available Option: Full

Course Topics

Histopathologic Evaluation of Scalp Biopsies

Melanocytic Lesions - Rules to Live By

Inflammatory Dermatoses

Eosinophil Potpourri

Neutrophil Potpourri

Tip of the Iceburg: Indicators of Underlying Systemic Diseas

Hospital Consult Biopsies

B-Cell Lymphomas


Nail Pathology

T-Cell Lymphomas

Pitfalls in Blistering Disorders

Sebaceous Neoplasms and the Muir-Torre Syndrome


Vascular Tumors

Unusual Skin Infections

Dermpath Helpful Tips

Pitfalls in Neoplastic Dermatopathology

Granulomatous and Histiocytic Disorders of the Skin

Advances in Evaluating Atypical Melanocytic Lesions

Cutaneous Signs of Systemic Diseases

Criteria That Discriminate

Cutaneous Infections

Course Objectives

After viewing this program, the participant will be better able to:
  • Use clinicopathologic correlation effectively in the diagnosis of inflammatory skin diseases
  • Use clinicopathologic correlation effectively in the diagnosis of alopecia
  • Use immunohistochemical tools effectively in the diagnosis of melanocytic lesions and lymphoid infiltrates
  • Use precise, uniform terminology in the diagnosis of melanocytic lesions


Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 17.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been registered as a Lifelong Learning (Part II) and Self-Assessment Module (SAM) to offer up to 17.5 credits in the American Board of Pathology's (ABPath) Continuing Certification program.
Updated for Re-release: June 1, 2018
Date of Original Release: November 15, 2013
Date Credits Expire: June 1, 2021
CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and a post-test.

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