Dermatology for the Primary Care Provider

Friday, Sept. 28, 2018

Hershey Country Club

1000 E. Derry Road

Hershey, PA 17033


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Conference ID

D6201‐19‐Y

Audience and Purpose

This program is designed for primary care physicians, advanced care providers and nurses who want to update their understanding and treatment of skin diseases.

Objectives

At the conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss new diagnostic skills for skin diseases
  • Describe mechanisms of skin diseases which direct treatment options
  • Perform basic biopsy techniques

Credit

AMA

Penn State College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Penn State College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses Using AMA Credit

Nurses will receive a certificate from Penn State College of Medicine verifying their participation in 5.5 hours of approved continuing medical education. Continuing education activities which are approved by accredited institutions of higher education and that are relevant to patient care or professional nursing meet the requirements of mandatory continuing education for registered nurses in Pennsylvania, as required by the Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing. The Board of Nursing recommends that nurses retain their certificates for a period of at least five years. Additional information is available through the State Board of Nursing website.

Agenda

Morning Moderator: Bryan E. Anderson, MD

  • 8 a.m. | Check-In/Breakfast/Exhibits
  • 8:55 a.m. | Welcome
    Bryan E. Anderson, MD
  • 9 a.m. | Principles of Diagnosis and Therapy
    James G. Marks Jr., MD
  • 9:30 a.m. |Question-and-Answer Session
  • 9:45 a.m. | Update on Acne
    Diane Thiboutot, MD
  • 10:15 a.m. | Question-and-Answer Session
  • 10:30 a.m. | Break/Exhibits
  • 11 a.m. | Melanoma
    Bryan E. Anderson, MD
  • 11:30 a.m. | Question-and-Answer Session
  • Noon | Lunch/Exhibits

Afternoon Moderator: James G. Marks Jr., MD

  • 1:05 p.m. | Eczema
    Alexandra Flamm, MD
  • 1:30 p.m. | Question-and-Answer Session
  • 1:45 p.m. | Psoriasis
    Sara Ferguson, MD
  • 2:15 p.m. | Question-and-Answer Session
  • 2:30 p.m. | Break/Exhibits
  • 3 p.m. | Basic Procedural Skills: Getting to the Diagnosis! Optimizing Your Skin Biopsy Technique
    Charlene Lam, MD, MPH
    Dawn M. Sanzotti, MHS, PA-C
  • 3:45 p.m. | Question-and-Answer Session
  • 4 p.m. | Adjournment

Faculty

Bryan E. Anderson, MD
Professor of Dermatology
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine

Sara Ferguson, MD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine

Alexandra Flamm, MD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pathology
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine

Charlene Lam, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Mohs Surgery Director
State College
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine

James G. Marks Jr., MD
Professor of Dermatology
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine

Dawn M. Sanzotti, MHS, PA-C
Advanced Practice Clinician
Department of Dermatology
Penn State Health Medical Group
State College

Diane Thiboutot, MD
Professor of Dermatology
Vice Chair for Research for Dermatology
Director of Clinical and Translational Science Research Education
Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Penn State College of Medicine

Course Directors

  • Bryan E. Anderson, MD
  • James G. Marks Jr., MD

Fee

Fee is $99, which includes cost of instruction, all listed meals and online handout materials.

Registrations received after Sept. 27, 2018, will incur a $25 late fee.

Cancellations

Cancellations received after Sept. 20, 2018, will incur a $25 processing fee.

No refunds will be given after Sept. 24, 2018.

The University reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances. If a program is canceled or postponed, the University will refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any related costs, charges, or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies. Preregistered participants will be notified if a program is filled or canceled.

Sponsor

This program is a continuing education service of Penn State College of Medicine.

Access (ADA)

Penn State encourages persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of special accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided, please contact Continuing Education at least one week in advance of your participation or visit.

Changes

Content and speakers for all programs are subject to change. Registrants will be notified of any significant updates.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest (COI and educational balance)

It is our policy to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of our educational programs. Faculty and course directors have disclosed relevant financial relationships with commercial companies, and Penn State has a process in place to resolve any conflict of interest. Complete faculty disclosure will be provided to program participants at the beginning of the activity.

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