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FOC U017 - Actinic Keratosis: Beyond Liquid Nitrogen

Ticket required for admission, no tuition fee. Ticket holds seat for only 15 minutes after the official start time.

Subject:

Date: Friday, August 17

CME Credits: 1.50

Location: Room 207

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Director: Siegrid S. Yu, MD, FAAD

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Outline therapeutic considerations when confronted with actinic keratoses.
  • Discuss various modalities for field treatment of precancerous lesions.
  • Design a therapeutic ladder and formulate combination treatment for more challenging cases.

Description:
This session will enable the physician to methodically evaluate patients with actinic keratoses and approach management in a logical, step-wise manner. Treatment options for mild to intractable field cancerization will be discussed, including topical agents, photodynamic therapy, resurfacing, chemowraps, and oral medications. Case-based review will highlight practical tips and factors important for medical decision-making.