37th Hawaii Dermatology SeminarTM
Jointly Sponsored by UMDNJ-Center for Continuing and Outreach Education, Creative Educational Concepts and Skin Disease Education Foundation, a division of Global Academy for Medical Education
2013 LEARNING OBJECTIVES
At the conclusion of this live seminar, participants should be able to:
- Integrate into daily practice evidence-based recommendations on new and emerging therapies for common dermatologic diseases and incorporate them into practice.
- Implement updated strategies for managing acne, rosacea and actinic keratosis.
- Explain the roles of currently available biologic agents in the treatment of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, and appropriately incorporate newer biologics into therapeutic practice as these become available.
- Describe the mechanisms of action, efficacy, and safety of the biologic agents used to treat psoriasis, as well as the factors involved in appropriate patient selection.
- Assess patients for comorbidities and manage psoriasis as well as the comorbidities that are associated with it.
- Analyze treatment approaches for the pediatric patient with common as well as complex skin diseases: acne, psoriasis, vascular lesions, and genodermatoses.
- Incorporate the recent research advances in understanding and treating pediatric dermatology issues such as atopic dermatitis and pediatric acne.
- Discuss recent developments in the treatment of melanoma and basal cell carcinoma.
- Assess the role of diagnostic tools and technology in diagnosis and detection of skin cancers.
- Demonstrate improved skill in using injectable shaping for facial rejuvenation and other aesthetic applications.
- Compare and contrast the efficacy and safety of agents, devices, and techniques currently available in aesthetic and procedural dermatology.
- Choose the appropriate fillers and/or toxins for each area of the face and in the targeted planar depth.
- Implement communication and reputation management strategies for the use of social media improving your office-based practice of medicine.
- Examine energy-based technology for body contouring and discuss appropriate patient selection criteria for utilizing these devices.
- Describe the role of dermoscopy in clinical practice and demonstrate enhanced skill in using this technique to diagnose dermatologic disorders.
- Discuss the latest recommendations for patch testing and explain how these updated guidelines should be used to improve the treatment of allergic conditions.
Physicians Accreditation Statements
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of UMDNJ-Center for Continuing and Outreach Education and Skin Disease Education Foundation (SDEF). UMDNJ-Center for Continuing and Outreach Education is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians
AMA PRA CREDIT DESIGNATION STATEMENT
UMDNJ-Center for Continuing and Outreach Education designates this Live activity for a maximum of 39.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should
Creative Educational Concepts, Inc.(CEC) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.
CEC provides this activity for 37.5 contact hours. Four (4) hours of this program qualify for pharmacology credit.
Learners are advised that accredited status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with an activity
Education Recognition Award
Skin Disease Education Foundation’s 37th Hawaii Dermatology
This Live activity, Skin Disease Education Foundation's 37th Hawaii Dermatology Seminar, with a beginning date of 02/10/13, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 36.5 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosures will be made available on the day of the conference.