Educational Objectives

This program is accredited for 17.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits . Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to:

Day 1

  • Effectively treat patients with syphilis and herpes infections.
  • Appropriately utilize systemic medications in pediatric populations.
  • Recognize emerging causes of allergic contact dermatitis.
  • Recognize and properly treat inflammatory diseases in the genital region.

Day 2

  • Improve selection of psoriasis therapies for patients with comorbidities.
  • Describe the OTO-HNS approach to sentinel lymph node biopsies of the head and neck.
  • Appropriately utilize emerging therapeutic options to improve treatment of atopic dermatitis.
  • Recognize emerging infectious diseases in returning travelers.
  • Assimilate evidence regarding controversies related to pigmented lesion biopsies.

Day 3

  • Describe and prepare for changes in health care delivery and financing that affect patient care in dermatology offices.
  • Understand evolving teledermatology care systems, and if participating, integrate best practices and ethical approaches to providing quality care.
  • Improve interpersonal communication, cultural competence, and diagnostic skills when caring for LGBT populations.
  • Recognize and improve complex interactions involved in caring for children and families.
  • Properly diagnose and treat high risk SCCs in the head/neck region.
  • Understand emerging therapies for melanoma.