Primary Care Dermatology: Diagnosis, Treatment, Procedural Dermatology, and Prevention of Errors

CME : 16 + more
Start Date :  Aug 06, 2021End Date :  Aug 13, 2021

Location :  Seattle, Washington United States of America

Organized by :   Continuing Education, Inc.

Specialties :   Dermatology, Primary Care

Fees Fee :   Starting From USD 595

Conference Summary

Primary Care Dermatology: Diagnosis, Treatment, Procedural Dermatology, and Prevention of Errors is organized by Continuing Education, Inc. and will be held from Aug 06 - 13, 2021 at Royal Caribbean's Ovation of the Seas, Seattle, Washington, United States of America.

Target Audience:
Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists

CME Accreditation:
Credit Designation for Physicians:

Continuing Education, Inc. designates this live activity for 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Credit Designation for Nurses: 
Continuiung Education, Inc. designates this continuing nursing education activity for 16 contact hours.

Credit Designation for Pharmacists:
This knowledge-based activity is approved for 16 hours of pharmacy continuing education credit.

Program Purpose:
It has been documented that 30% of patients who visit a primary care practice either present with a skin problem or show the provider a skin problem during their visit. These lectures present a tried and true approach to the treatment of skin disease. First, primary and secondary and secondary lesions are identified; secondly, an appropriate history is obtained; thirdly, a differential diagnosis is developed; fourthly, office dermatologic tests and other lab studies are used to refine the diagnosis; and, finally, a treatment is prescribed. All lectures will emphasize the team-based care approach used at the University of Mississippi where all members of the health care team work together with a carefully choreographed approach that encourages all members of the team to work at the top of the abilities and certification.

Common skin conditions will be reviewed with this approach in mind including, acne, warts, psoriasis, benign and malignant tumors, drug eruptions, basic and advanced dermatologic procedures and mission dermatology in underdeveloped countries. These lectures will be supplemented with interactive, Socratic discussions of common dermatologic conditions and "Ask the Professor" discussions involving clinical material brought to the sessions by attendees on a USB drive.

Attendees will leave this meeting energized to identify dermatologic problems, efficiently diagnose these conditions and effectively treat them.

• Approach to Dermatologic Diagnosis
○ Apply approaches to dermatologic diagnosis to your practice

• Basic Dermatologic Procedures including Tips and Tricks
○ Perform common simple dermatologic procedures
○ Incorporate tips and tricks to make procedures as quick, efficient, effective, and reproducible as possible

• Eczemas Diagnostic aid of Patch testin
Differentiate the different dermatitides and employ patch testing where indicated.
○ Utilize techniques to reduce cognitive errors in making diagnoses

• Technical and Cognitive Errors and their Prevention in Dermatology
○ Describe the types of cognitive errors which are common in dermatology
○ Develop strategies to reduce diagnostic errors.

• The Many Faces of Acne and its Treatment
○ Identify acne in its protean forms
○ Treat acne using a strategy based on pathophysiology

• Interactive Session 1: Test Your Diagnostic Skills
○ Synthesize a proper differential diagnosis-what do we do?

• Interactive Session 2: Test Your Treatment Skills
○ Identify then manage different treatment modalities of dermatologic disease-what can you do?

• Ask the Professor
○ Make diagnoses and treatment decisions on your own patients, then we will assess your choices!

• The Diagnosis and Treatment of Warts
○ Identify diagnostic clues that suggest viral wart
○ Determine best treatment option from available approaches amenable to primary care offices

• Superficial Fungal infections and the KOH Prep
○ Determine when to perform a KOH Preparation
○ Utilize a step-by-step method to perform the optimal KOH preparation

• Distinguishing scabies from other pruritic conditions
○ Determine when to perform a Scabies Preparation
○ Utilize a step-by-step method to perform the optimal Scabies preparation

• Moles: Benign vs Malignant
○ Distinguish benign vs malignant pigmented skin lesions

• Non-Melanoma skin cancer: Diagnosis and Treatment
○ Distinguish benign vs malignant non-pigmented skin lesions

• Mississippi Nigeria Education and Mentoring Exchange (MNEME) Enugu, Nigeria
○ Recognize the amazing educational, research and teaching opportunities available in the underdeveloped world

• Advanced Dermatologic Procedures
○ Manage patients with appropriate referral for more complex procedures

• Herpes Infections
○ Recognize the pretean manifectations of Herpes simplex and Herpes zoster (chickenpox and Shingles)
○ Implement preventive, suppressive and intermittent treatment strategies for these conditions.

Credit Info

  • CME : 16
  • Contact Hours : 16
  • Credit : 16
  • Hours : 16
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