Dermatology - On Demand

Short Course:  10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits for CME / CEU / CPD

Course(s) are appropriate for:  Dermatologists, Family Practitioners, Pediatricians, Internists, General Practitioners, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Physician Assistants

Series 3A (DERM3A) Topics Include:  

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Course Topics

Highlights from Scripps Melanoma 2020: 30th Annual Cutaneous Malignancy Update: Diagnosis and Treatment

Recognize the value of early diagnosis of melanoma; 2. Compare and contrast current methods for diagnosis of melanoma; Explain how computer-based applications may be used in the future to perform diagnostic evaluations for melanoma; Summarize the efficacy and safety of immunotherapies and targeted therapies for adjuvant treatment of melanoma; Select a systemic therapy for adjuvant treatment of melanoma on the basis of patient comorbidities, histologic and molecular characteristics of the tumor, and anatomic location of disease.

Skin and Soft Tissue Infections /Congenital Infections

Describe the pathology and etiology of skin and soft tissue infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus and group A Streptococcus; Treat common skin and soft tissue infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus and group A Streptococcus; Advise families on elimination communication to reduce the use of diapers, thereby reducing skin and soft tissue infections; Screen newborns for congenital syphilis, herpes simplex virus, and Zika virus infection; Provide a management plan for infants with congenital syphilis or herpes simplex virus infection.


Tube Cholecystostomy/Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer

Optimize timing of cholecystectomy for patients with acute cholecystitis; Compare options for the follow-up management of patients with a tube cholecystostomy; Choose effective surgical and nonsurgical options for the management of basal cell carcinoma of the skin; Design a plan for the management of regional lymph nodes in patients with squamous cell carcinoma; Treat patients with Merkel cell carcinoma.

Atopic Dermatitis/Management of Sleep Apnea

Elaborate on the pathogenesis of atopic dermatitis; Address disrupted sleep and other comorbidities in children with atopic dermatitis; Provide patients with effective therapeutic options for atopic dermatitis; Recognize how oral and nasal devices and body-positioning appliances can improve obstructive sleep apnea; Select patients most likely to benefit from pharmacologic or surgical treatment options for obstructive sleep apnea.

Physician Wellness

Identify the components of the Stanford model for wellness; Recognize factors that contribute to burnout among physicians; Implement strategies to minimize burnout and improve wellness among physicians; Elaborate on metabolic changes associated with shift work and burnout in health care workers; Minimize the impact of sleep deprivation in individuals with shift work disorder.