ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic and Surgical Conference
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
- Define intrinsic and extrinsic factors of the normal aging process in patients with all skin types;
- Select and formulate the appropriate aesthetic treatment plan using neurotoxins, dermal fillers, laser and light-based energy therapy technologies and cosmeceutical products in patients of all skin types who seek improvement in facial and skin appearance;
- Compare patient selection, choice of injectable products and technique required to avoid potential complications and achieve optimal patient outcomes;
- Express current understanding of the pathophysiology of acne as it relates to effective diagnosis and treatment;
- Discuss current theories on the pathogenesis of rosacea including the identification of genetic factors and gene loci that predispose affected patients to a rosacea phenotype;
- Analyze evidence-based data on acne treatment options in order to improve treatment outcomes and improve patient adherence to therapy;
- Examine emerging clinical and therapeutic science insights into the pathogenesis and effective management of atopic dermatitis and summarize the recently published AAD clinical guidelines on the management of atopic dermatitis;
- Discuss the role of the innate and adaptive immune system function in normal skin and how changes in the immune system may contribute to inflammatory disease;
- Identify the psoriasis patient population that would benefit most from treatment with biologic response modifiers;
- Assess evidence-based data on the relationship between psoriasis comorbidities and therapeutic selection;
- Indicate the types of superficial fungal infection presenting in the dermatology setting
- Formulate optimal treatment plans for difficult to treat onychomycosis and cutaneous superficial fungal infections including tinea pedis, tinea cruris and tinea corporis;
- Summarize current and emerging therapies that hold promise for the effective treatment of skin cancers including actinic keratosis, basal cell carcinoma and melanoma.
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Spencer Dermatology & Skin Surgery Center
St. Petersburg, FL
Professor Emeritus of Dermatology
New York University School of Medicine
New York, NY
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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University of Chicago and the Physicians Continuing Education Corporation. The University of Chicago is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.