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Jun 12 - 14, 2020 | Credits 12 | USD $750 | Southampton, Southampton
Dermatology and Emergency Medicine for Primary Care is organized by MCE Conferences and will be held from Jun 12 - 14, 2020 at Fairmont Southampton, Southampton Parish, Southampton, Bermuda. Target Audience: All Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about Dermatology and Emergency Medicine. Accreditation: AMA/AAFP Equivalency – American Academy of Family Physicians: This live activity is being reviewed and will be acceptable for up to 12 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to the AMA PRA category 1 credit toward the AMA Physicians Recognition Award. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Overview: This conference is designed to provide primary care clinicians with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered issues in Dermatology and Emergency Medicine for Primary Care, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, case-based studies, and hands-on workshops. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Dermatology and Emergency Medicine, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge-base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes. Topics and Objectives: Challenging Dermatology Diagnoses Objectives: 1) Distinguish among different rashes 2) Develop pattern recognition skills 3) Compare similar patterns found in different diagnosis. Hidradenitis and Follicular Disorders Objectives: 1) Identify the presenting characteristics and diagnostic findings associated with hidradenitis. 2) Develop an initial plan of care for the management of hidradenitis. 3) Compare and contrast diagnostic findings of folliculitis, pseudofolliculitis, and keratosis pilaris Acne Objectives: 1) Understand the etiology of acne vulgaris 2) Utilize appropriate criteria to diagnose acne as mild, moderate, or severe 3) Formulate treatment plans for acne, and modify therapies as necessary, to minimize adverse side and maximize benefit Skin Cancer Updates Objectives: 1) Distinguish the most common types of skin cancers from other skin lesions 2) Compare biopsy techniques used in diagnostic evaluation of skin cancer 3) Identify methods for treating skin cancers 4) Discuss the value of dermoscopy for diagnosing skin cancer Topical and injectable Steroids Objectives: 1) Distinguish between the different vehicles and when to use one vehicle over another 2) Discuss the choice of steroid potency 3) Describe when steroid injections are valuable Fungal infections Objectives: 1) Identify the most common cutaneous fungal infections 2) Determine when topical therapy is preferred to systemic therapy, and conversely 3) Delineate differential diagnosis for cutaneous fungal infection Psoriasis Objectives: 1) Recognize classic manifestations of psoriasis 2) Recognize atypical forms of psoriasis 3) Implement appropriate interventions for psoriasis based upon disease severity This Itch is Driving Me Crazy Distinguish between infestations of scabies, head/body lice and bed bugs Describe the presentations of the most common causes of itchy skin Compare treatment options for itchy skin Modern Management of Allergic Emergencies and Anaphylaxis Objectives: 1) Discuss the current, evidence-based management of patients with ACE-inhibitor induced angioedema 2) State the indications for, and appropriate dosing of, epinephrine in anaphylaxis 3) Discuss the use of antihistamines and corticosteroids in the treatment of patients with anaphylaxis Avoiding Pitfalls in Back Pain Emergencies Objectives: 1) Discuss pitfalls in the diagnosis of spinal epidural abscess 2) Discuss pitfalls in the diagnosis and management of select spinal cord compressive syndromes Clinical Pearls from the Recent Literature Objectives: 1) List pearls from the recent emergency medicine literature that pertain to common conditions encountered by the primary care physician 2) Discuss the incorporation of recent evidence into the diagnosis and management of primary care patients Drug Combinations That Can Kill Your Patients Objectives: 1) Discuss the pharmacology of commonly used medications in primary care 2) Identify high-risk medication combinations that can result in deadly consequences 3) Discuss processes to ensure patient safety when prescribing medications at high-risk for adverse outcome Chest Pain Emergencies in the Primary Care Setting Objectives: 1) List the clinical signs and symptoms that increase the probability of acute coronary syndrome 2) Discuss the pearls and pitfalls in diagnosis and management of acute pericarditis Updates in Cardiac Arrest 2020 Objectives: 1) Identify the critical components of high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) 2) Discuss the utility of epinephrine in the management of patients with cardiac arrest 3) Discuss the pitfalls in supplemental oxygen and early endotracheal intubation in the patient with cardiac arrest (Evidence-Based ENT Emergencies) Objectives: 1) List the clinical signs and symptoms of malignant otitis externa 2) Discuss the diagnosis and management of patients with Ludwig's angina 3) Discuss pearls for the management of patients with epistaxis Note: Content is subject to change without notice. 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