Pediatric Care Series-Dermatology

Pediatric Care Series - Dermatology CME / CPD 

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD, (EXPIRES 10/30/19)

Course(s) are appropriate for:   Primary Care Clinicians, Including but not Limited to Pediatricians, Family Physicians, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, and Nurses

Series 1 (PCD1) Topics Include:  Atopic Dermatitis, Vascular Anomalies, Moles, Sports-Related Skin Disorders, Acne, and more.

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.

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Short Course:
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Available in Interactive format.
Only Available Option: Short Course/Part A

Course Topics

Scratching the Surface: Tips and Tricks for Dealing with Atopic Dermatitis

Understanding Wart to Do About Molluscum

Hemangiomas and Vascular Anomalies

Pediatric Dermatology Emergencies/Skin Infections

Mountains and Molehills: When to Worry about Moles

Slam Dunk Diagnoses: Sports-Related Skin Disorders

Let's Blame a Virus

Acne Through the Ages

Doc, Will There Be a Scar? Scar Pathophysiology, Treatment, Rehabilitation, and (Eventually!) Prevention

Mitey Treatments for Lousy Problems: Pediatric Skin Infestations

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow: Hair Disorders in Children

Course Objective

Upon completion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
  • Describe the appropriate selection and use of topical agents for the management of atopic dermatitis
  • Discuss the options available and appropriate for treatment of molluscum and warts in children
  • Recognize when infantile hemangiomas and vascular anomalies are at risk for complication
  • Recognize signs of serious skin infections in order to initiate prompt treatment and prevent morbidity and mortality
  • Identify which melanocytic nevi are at risk for neurocutaneous involvement and risk for melanoma
  • Explain to patients and families how best to address and prevent spread of communicable infections among athletes
  • Illustrate the types of reaction patterns that can arise in response to important viral syndromes
  • Formulate appropriate treatment plans for acne patients while avoiding risk of antibiotic resistance
  • Explain to patients and families how best to address and avoid skin disorders that cause scarring
  • Distinguish causes of hair loss in children to direct appropriate therapy
  • Recognize presentations and propose appropriate treatments for the management of skin infestations in children



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Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 10.00 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: October 30, 2016

Date of Credit Termination: October 30, 2019

Contact Hours: 10.00

The contact hours are inclusive of 1.5 hours of pharmacotherapeutics.

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

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