Dermatology

Dermatology Seminar CME / CPD 

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:  Dermatologists, Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants

Series 2-1A (DERM2-1A) Topics Include:  Pathophysiology of AD, Superficial Mycoses, Pathogenesis of Acne, Risk Factors for Melanoma, Pediatric Dermatology, and more.

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Short Course:
DRM2-1A
Short Course Price:
$485
Format:
Available in Audio format.
Only Available Option: Short Course/Part A

Course Topics

Highlights from Melanoma 2016

List the risk factors for melanoma; Discuss the role of ultraviolet light in melanoma; Evaluate a patient with melanoma for possible metastases; Summarize the National Comprehensive Cancer Network guidelines for patients with stage III melanoma; Compare agents that have been studied for adjuvant treatment of stage III and stage IV melanoma.

Diagnosis and Treatment of Acne

Outline the pathogenesis of acne; Differentiate between the common subtypes of acne; Recognize the psychosocial impact of acne on the pediatric population; Individualize treatment plans for comedonal, inflammatory, and nodulocystic acne based on evidence-based guidelines; Counsel patients and families about the role of isotretinoin in the treatment of severe nodulocystic and recalcitrant acne.

Pediatric Dermatology

Distinguish among different pigmentary lesions of the skin; Prescribe appropriate treatment for atopic dermatitis and folliculitis; List potential complications of molluscum contagiosum; Determine whether referral is indicated for infant hemangiomas; Gather information helpful in distinguishing between bedbug and flea infestations.

Localized and Metastatic Skin Cancer

Identify skin cancers on routine physical examination; Select the appropriate biopsy technique for diagnosis and treatment of skin cancer; Follow a treatment algorithm for evaluation of metastatic melanoma; Evaluate the evidence for the use of single and combination targeted and immune therapies; Recognize and treat adverse effects of current therapies for melanoma.

Acne/Atopic Dermatitis/Complex Cases

Prescribe and manage antibiotics effectively and prudently in the treatment of acne; Treat acne with topical retinoids and counsel families on contending with irritation from their application; Recommend accessible, cost-effective treatments for atopic dermatitis; Employ effective strategies to treat atopic dermatitis with steroids; Develop differential diagnoses for patients with jaw pain, leg pain, or persistent fever in the absence of obvious causes.

Additional Information

Additional Continuing Medical Education options available:

Other courses of interest may include: Pediatrics, Family Practice, Internal Medicine and Allergy Review

If you have taken the current Dermatology CME / CPD Review listed above or if you are seeking additional credits, please visit: Medical Courses Coming Soon.  There you will find abbreviated listings of additional courses available related to this specialty and courses that are soon to be released.