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2012 Dermpedia Course: Comprehensive Course on Alopecia
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Start Date: Sunday, April 22, 2012
End Date: Sunday, April 22, 2012
Time: All day
Duration: All day
Recurrence: One-time event
Venue: Hyatt Regency Scottsdale Resort and Spa at Gainey Ranch
City: Scottsdale
State: AZ
Country: United States
Company: Dermpedia
Name: Dr. Artur Zembowicz
Address: Dermpedia
Address 2: Dept of Pathology, 6th Floor, 133 Brookline Ave.
City: Boston
State: MA
Postal Code: 02215
Country: United States
Phone: 617-421-2316
Fax: 866-877-9094
Email: info@dermpedia.org
Website: http://www.dermpedia.org/event/scottsdale2012
Program Director(s): Dr. Brinster, Dr. Ioffreda, and Dr. Lyle
Description: The objective of the Dermpedia Course is to provide the most comprehensive in-depth updates on selected topics pertinent to everyday practice of dermatology and dermatopathology. This year as part of our 3rd Annular Dermpedia Update we offer a Comprehensive Course on Alopecia. The objective of this Course is to discuss most critical clinical aspects of management of alopecia with emphasis on diagnosis and dermatopathology of alopecia. The faculty includes nationally-recognized dermatologists/dermatopathologists with expertise in alopecia. The Course venue is a 5 star golf resort and spa, conveniently located 30 minutes from Phoenix International Airport and 4 hours from Grand Canyon. The Course format will be primarily case-based with multiple short focused lectures. During the weekend there will be ample time for discussion and contributions from course attendees. More details on the Comprehensive Course on Alopecia: Introduction to alopecia: biology of hair follicle Alopecia from the clinical perspective: what clinicians want (can get) from a pathologist Alopecia in horizontal sections Androgenetic alopecia Telogen effluvium Alopecia areata Scarring alopecia Follicular degeneration syndrome/Central Centrifugal Scarring Alopecia Traumatic alopecia Lichen planopilaris Frontal fibrosing alopecia Discoid lupus erythematosus Pseudopalade of Broque Acne keloidalis nuchae Dissecting folliculitis Folliculitis decalvans Psoriatic alopecia Psoriatic alopecia/alopecia areata like reaction to TNF inhibitor Follicular syphilis Eosinophilic folliculitis Rosacea Follicular mycosis fungoides Follicular mucinosis Ectopic hamartomatous meningioma Nevus sebaceous Aplasia cutis Algorythmic approach to diagnosis of alopecia CME Credits: This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of dermatopathologists, pathologists, dermatologists and other health care professionals who incorporate dermatopathology consultations or procedures in their practice. The program was approved by Community Medical Centers, Fresno, CA. Community Medical Centers is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Community Medical Centers takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity. Community Medical Centers designates this educational activity for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education. Support given by educational funding from Dermatopathology Consultations LLC.. Faculty disclosures are pending and any relevant disclosures will be listed. American Board of Pathology Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs): Community Medical Centers has been approved by the American Board of Pathology to provide Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs). SAMs are a specific form of Category 1 CME required by the ABP as part of its Maintenance of Certification Program. A self-assessment post-test -- with defined acceptable performance and performance and timely feedback will be available and is required to obtain SAMs credit. At least 10 SAMs will be awarded.
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