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Omni Royal Orleans French Quarter | New orleans, USA
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Specialty: Dermatology
Dates: From Oct, 16, 2015 to Oct, 18, 2015
Location: New orleans, USA
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 575 to 675 USD
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Omni Royal Orleans French Quarter

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AAFP – American Academy of Family PhysiciansThis live activity is being reviewed for up to 12 prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP Prescribed credit is accepted by the American Medical Association as equivalent to the AMA PRA category 1 credit toward the AMA Physicians Recognition Award. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The College of Family Physicians of Canada

The American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) is the accrediting body for family medicine continuing medical education (CME) in the United States of America.

CFPC members who complete any live CME/CPD program accredited by the AAFP for Prescribed credit can claim the equivalent number of Mainpro-M1 credits.

Canadian Healthcare professionals in other specialties need to verify with their licensing board the reciprocal credit agreement with the AAFP.

American Osteopathic AssociationCME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.
American Academy of Physician AssistantsAAPA accepts Category 1 CME approval from the AAFP.
American Association of Nurse PractitionersAAFP Prescribed Credits are accepted by the AANP.
American Nursing AssociationAAFP Prescribed Credits are accepted by the ANA.
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  • Nurses
Event Overview
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This conference is designed to provide primary care practitioners with up-to-date, evidence-based information on commonly encountered dermatology medical issues, while suggesting pragmatic approaches to clinical management. The discussion-based format of the conference will encourage audience participation through dynamic lectures, case-based studies, and hands-on workshops. Keynote speakers will present and critically assess recent advancements and industry updates in Dermatology for Primary Care, with the goal of enhancing the knowledge base and core competence of attendees. The successful completion of this interactive program should improve attendees’ confidence in diagnosing, treating, and prescribing the most effective courses of treatment, with the ultimate goal of improving patient outcomes.

Target Audience

Family Physicians and all Physicians and other Healthcare Professionals seeking clinical information about Dermatology issues.


Our presenting national faculty speakers made it their professional goals to enhance the training of primary care healthcare professionals. This Continuing Medical Education program promises to help learn the most current, best medicine, and techniques for making the diagnosis easier and quicker during a 20 minute office visit.

Topics and Objectives

Avoiding Mistakes in Dermatology 

Objectives: 1) Identify the common mistakes made in dermatology 2) Develop strategies to avoid these mistakes 3) Improve the diagnosis and treatment of common dermatology conditions


Objectives: 1) Identify common types of dermatitis and differentiate these entities from clinical look-a-likes 2) Discuss the use of KOH preparation and patch test for diagnosing dermatitis 3) Describe how to choose the correct topical steroid treatment for various types of dermatitis

Skin Bacterial Infections 

Objectives: 1) Differentiate common bacterial skin infections 2) Construct appropriate diagnostic and treatment plans for various infections, including cases involving multidrug-resistant organisms such as MRSA

Infestations (Lice, Scabies, Bed bugs) 

Objectives: 1) Classify clinical presentations of insect infestations according to their source 2) Compare treatment indications for scabies, lice, and bed bug infestations 3) Recognize terms used to describe common patterns of skin lesions 4) Distinguish infestations of scabies, head/body lice, and bed bugs from other insect bites 5) Educate patients about preventive strategies and prophylactic methods

Cutaneous Viral Infections 

Objectives: 1) Distinguish cutaneous viral infections from other skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) 2) Identify cutaneous viral infections based on the mode of transmission among different patient populations 3) Compare treatment options to minimize complications

Childhood Rashes 

Objectives: 1) Identify common pediatric rashes and sources of irritation 2) Construct appropriate evaluation, treatment, and management plans for pediatric rashes based on diagnosis 3) Educate parents on effective treatment methods and compliance with treatment protocol


Objectives: 1) Differentiate pigment disorders based on patient skin type and clinical presentation 2) Distinguish nonspecific cases of pigment disorders from those involving systemic disease or underlying conditions 3) Assess the risks and benefits of different treatment options

Skin Deep: The Cutting Edge of Skin Cancer 

Objectives: 1) Examine how UV radiation causes skin cancer 2) Differentiate the main types of non-melanoma skin cancer 3) Discuss diagnosis of melanoma 

4) Identify risk factors, potential recurrence rates, and education for skin cancer prevention

Acne with Cases 

Objectives: 1) Describe the use of topical and systemic treatments for acne 2) Discuss how to individualize acne treatment for patients by type of acne and severity 3) Describe how to do acne injections and acne surgery 4) Discuss the risks and benefits of isotretinoin in acne

Psoriasis with Cases 

Objectives: 1) Describe the different types of psoriasis along with their distinguishing features 2) Discuss how to collect clues for the clinical diagnosis of psoriasis 3) Compare treatment options for psoriasis

Melanoma and Dermoscopy 

Objectives: 1) Describe the features of melanomas and methods for detection 2) Discuss the value of dermoscopy for diagnosing melanoma 3) Compare biopsy techniques used in diagnostic evaluation of pigmented lesions

Facial Rashes (includes Rosacea, Seborrhea, and Systemic diseases) 

Objectives: 1) Recognize different types of facial rashes 2) Distinguish rosacea and seborrhea from other causes of red rashes on the face 3) Identify the systemic diseases that cause facial rashes

Skin of Color 

Objectives: 1) Discuss characteristics of Skin of Color 2) Assess special considerations for common skin disorders 3) Distinguish skin disorders that are more common among individuals with skin of color

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This four-diamond, historic French Quarter luxury hotel situated in the heart of what Conde Nast Traveler’s 2013 Reader’s Choice Awards praises as “a magical city,” raving about its culture, atmosphere and restaurants, and declaring it has, “the best food in the U.S., with live music around every corner.” With full renovations completed only this year, classic iron balconies remain while modern amenities have been added to support more style and ease. There is no place with as much jazz, pizzazz, and razzmatazz as can be found from this Omni location in the heart of The Big Easy.
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 Leslie Burk , MCE Conferences

Phone: 858-964-4595

Fax: 858-777-5588

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 Leslie Burk , MCE Conferences

Phone: 858-964-4595

Fax: 858-777-5588

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