October 5 - 7, 2017
The Nines Hotel, Portland, OR


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CME/CE Credit

Target Audience

Dermatologists, dermatology residents, family practitioners, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, and other healthcare professionals who treat diseases of the skin.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this live activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Apply the most current treatments for common skin diseases.
  • Identify potential adverse effects and levels of efficacy of newer dermatologic treatments.
  • More effectively individualize patient treatment strategies by considering the full range of current and emerging therapeutic options for atopic dermatitis.
  • Discuss the most recent information on the epidemiology and pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis and how likely to affect the management of patients with atopic dermatitis.
  • Evaluate the role of emerging and currently available biologics agents in treating psoriasis and how they will be incorporated into practice.
  • Diagnose problems in patients with complex medical dermatoses more accurately.
  • Summarize the recent updates on the pathophysiology and treatment of acne and rosacea.
  • Recognize and apply novel therapeutic developments for contact dermatitis and eczema.
  • Analyze current and investigational treatments for the management of tinea and onychomycosis.
  • Discuss approaches to treating pediatric inflammatory skin disease.

CME/CE Accreditation

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Cincinnati and Global Academy for Medical Education, Inc. The University of Cincinnati is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Cincinnati designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The self-assessment program offered at the 13th Coastal Dermatology Symposium
is approved by the American Board of Dermatology (ABD) for MOC-D self-
assessment points. Please be sure to report completion of any self-assessment
programs on your MOC-D table located in your ABD profile (www.abderm.org).

The 13th Annual Coastal Dermatology Symposium (Program #394100) is recognized
by the American Academy of Dermatology for 15 AAD Recognized Credits and
may be used toward the American Academy of Dermatology's Continuing Medical
Education Award.

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. This educational activity for 15 contact hours is provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine.

Pharmacotherapy contact hours for Advance Practice Registered Nurses to be determined and will be designated on your certificate.

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