Dermatology Bootcamp

CME : 16 + more
Start Date :  Apr 09, 2021End Date :  Apr 10, 2021

Organized by :   Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Psychiatry Academy

Specialties :   Dermatology

Fees Fee :   Free

Conference Summary

Dermatology Bootcamp is organized by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Psychiatry Academy and will be held from Apr 09 - 10, 2021.

CME Accreditation:
16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™:
McLean Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

16.00 Nursing Contact Hours:
This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 16.00 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.

16.00 Social Workers:
This program has been approved for 16.00 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number D 81480-1

16.00 Participation:
This course allows other providers to claim a Participation Certificate upon successful completion of this course.

In response to the high demand of requests for Dermatology education and lectures from our colleagues, the faculty of the MGH Dermatology Department will provide a 2 day crash course for physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants on the basic triage and management of common conditions affecting the skin, hair and nails.

They will cover hot topics such as updates in skin cancer, eczema and psoriasis, pediatric dermatology, contact allergies, urgent and emergent dermatologic conditions, hair disorders, cosmetics, and telemedicine. Participants in this course will be taught the tools to interface more efficiently with dermatologists and manage basic dermatologic problems for their patients.

Objectives Objectives:
At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:
• Describe and identify skin lesions properly so that they can more effectively consult dermatologists.
• Identify basic dermatology problems, both the common and the acute/dangerous that are emergencies Manage basic dermatology problems in their own practices and know when to refer to a specialist.
• Discuss environmental and genetic risk factors for the most common type of skin cancers (basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma).
• Discuss treatment options for skin cancer, including topical treatments, light-based treatment, destructive and surgical modalities (including Mohs surgery)Provide a user-friendly algorithm to help skin cancer triaging.
• Identify to properly diagnose common hair loss conditions and avoid misdiagnoses.
• Develop a standardized approach to hair loss evaluation and work up.
• Recognize signs of "hair emergencies" that require prompt referral to dermatology.
• Identify the therapeutic options for treating common hair loss conditions.
• Recognize the significant impact that hair loss has on patients.
Analyze new treatments for hair loss disorders.
• Identify basic dermatology problems, both the common and the acute/dangerous that are emergencies in patients of all skin types.
• Manage basic dermatology problems in your own practice in a culturally competent way and know when to refer to a specialist.

Credit Info

  • CME : 16
  • Contact Hours : 16
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