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Dermatology State-of-the-Art Issues

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Conference ID

D6806

Purpose/Overview

Participants are saying
“Wide variety of content‐really relevant for my dermatology office.”
2021 participant

This activity is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses and other health care professionals who are interested in an update on advances in the understanding and treatment of skin diseases.

Overall Objectives

Participants are saying
“The hybrid environment worked well. Thanks for supporting this avenue.”
2021 participant

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

  • Discuss new disease mechanisms.
  • Describe new treatments in skin diseases for your patients.

Agenda

Friday, Sept. 9, 2022

  • 7 a.m. | Industry-Sponsored Symposium – Reflections on Clearance: Examination of Switching Data With SKYRIZI for Adults With Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis
    (Not for CME credit)
  • 8:30 a.m. | Check-In/Visit Exhibitors

Morning Moderator: Matthew Helm, MD

  • 9 a.m. | Welcome, Dermatology Grand Rounds and Discussion of Grand Rounds: Resident Patient Cases* (Health Care Professionals Only)
    *CME credit offered as part of the Regularly Scheduled Series
  • Noon | Grand Rounds Adjournment/Check-In/Visit Exhibitors

Afternoon Moderator: Katherine Hallock, MD

  • 1 p.m. | Update on Acne: 2022
    Diane Thiboutot, MD
  • 1:20 p.m. | Acral Dermatoses – Fortune Teller Says
    James Marks Jr., MD
  • 1:40 p.m. | Skin of Color Basics for the General Dermatologist
    L. Claire Hollins, MD
  • 2 p.m. | Non-Surgical Approach to Skin Cancer in Transplant Patients
    Kimberly Ken, MD
  • 2:20 p.m. | Updates in Hair Loss
    Jeffrey Miller, MD, MBA
  • 2:40 p.m. | Updates in Psoriasis Care
    Katherine Hallock, MD
  • 3 p.m. | Afternoon Break/Exhibitors
  • 3:40 p.m. | Updates in Coding
    Alexandra Flamm, MD
  • 4 p.m. | Finding Clues Within Chaos: A Case-Based Approach to Dermoscopy
    Ami Greene, MD
  • 4:20 p.m. | Patient Comfort: Tips and Tricks
    Cassandra Simonetta, MD
  • 4:45 p.m. | Final Remarks/Adjournment

Saturday, Sept. 10, 2022

  • 7 a.m. | Industry-Sponsored Symposium – Challenging Atopic Dermatitis (AD) Expectations: A Therapy Option That Challenges Treatment Goals for Patients With Refractory, Moderate to Severe AD Who Are Not Adequately Controlled With Other Systemic Drug Products
    (Not for CME credit)
  • 8:30 a.m. | Check In/Visit Exhibitors

Morning Moderator: L. Claire Hollins, MD

  • 9 a.m. | Pediatric Psoriasis
    Brian Green, DO, FAAD
  • 9:20 a.m. | How To Manage Hidradenitis Suppurativa in One Visit
    Joslyn Sciacca Kirby, MD, MEd, MS
  • 9:40 a.m. | Reimagining Desmosome Structure and Function in Skin Disease
    Andrew Kowalczyk, PhD
  • 10 a.m. | Updates in Melanoma Therapeutics
    Bryan Anderson, MD
  • 10:20 a.m. | Morning Break
  • 11 a.m. | Preventing Iatrogenic Injury From Systemic Therapies
    Galen Foulke, MD
  • 11:20 a.m. | Diagnosis and Management of Leg Vein Disease
    Todd Cartee, MD
  • 11:40 a.m. | Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma: Important Concepts Illustrated Through Interesting Cases
    Ryan Svoboda, MD, MS
  • 12:20 p.m. | Final Remarks/Adjournment

Presenters

Invited Faculty

Ryan Svoboda, MD, MS
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Director, Cutaneous Lymphoma Clinic
UMass Chan Medical School
Worcester, MA

Penn State Health Department of Dermatology

Bryan Anderson, MD
Professor of Dermatology

Todd Cartee, MD
Associate Professor of Dermatology
Director, Micrographic Surgery and Dermatologic Oncology Fellowship

Alexandra Flamm, MD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology and Pathology
Residency Program Director, Department of Dermatology

Galen Foulke, MD
Associate Professor of Dermatology

Brian Green, DO, FAAD
Pediatric Dermatologist
Associate Professor of Dermatology

Ami Greene, MD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Katherine Hallock, MD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology

L. Claire Hollins, MD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Kimberly Ken, MD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Andrew Kowalczyk, PhD
Professor of Dermatology and Cellular and Molecular Physiology

James Marks Jr., MD
Professor of Dermatology

Jeffrey Miller, MD, MBA
Chair of Dermatology
Professor of Dermatology

Joslyn Sciacca Kirby, MD, MEd, MS
Associate Professor of Dermatology

Cassandra Simonetta, MD
Assistant Professor of Dermatology

Diane Thiboutot, MD
Professor of Dermatology

Credit

Participants are saying
“All of the topics were excellent and very useful as a new dermatology nurse. I took away so much from all of the speakers.”
2019 attendee, in-person event

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 5.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses will receive a certificate from Penn State College of Medicine verifying their participation in 5.75 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.

Fees

Participants are saying
“This program was amazing. I particularly enjoyed the grand rounds format including so many services that involve patient care: nursing, lab, pharmacy, pathology, providers, etc. Also a fantastic opportunity to put faces to names and network with peers.”
2019 attendee, in-person event

The fee is $150 for in-person or $100 for the internet live course per person and includes the cost of instruction and online handout materials. There is no fee for Penn State Health Dermatology Staff In-Person and Internet Live Course, but registration is still required.

Payment is required at the time of registration. If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at ContinuingEd@pennstatehealth.psu.edu.

Registrations received after Thursday, Sept. 08, 2022, will incur a $25 late fee.

Cancellations received after Friday, Sept. 02, 2022, will be assessed a $25 processing fee.

No refunds will be made for cancellations received after Tuesday, Sept. 06, 2022.

Local Attractions

Join us in Hershey

Hershey is conveniently located in central Pennsylvania, just 90 minutes from Baltimore and Philadelphia, two hours from Washington, D.C., and three hours from New York City.

Evaluation

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Cancellations

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 any program registration fees paid but cannot be held responsible for any related costs, charges or expenses, including cancellation/change charges assessed by airlines or travel agencies.

Program registrants who are experiencing illness or have been exposed to anyone who is ill should contact the Continuing Education office before attending any in-person activities.

Changes

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

COVID-19

On-campus educational activities provided by Penn State College of Medicine Continuing Education are required to follow health care facility guidelines, including masks. Off-campus events provided by Penn State College of Medicine Continuing Education follow the COVID-19 requirements of that venue, which may not require masks. We ask that all participants respect that some attendees may still choose to wear masks for off-campus activities. Check the venue website for the latest requirements and recommendations. Please do not attend this activity if you have symptoms or have been exposed to someone with COVID-19. By attending the activity, you attest that you do not have any symptoms suggestive of COVID-19, which may include fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, loss of taste, loss of smell or any other sign of illness.

Access (ADA)

Penn State encourages people with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. Participants who anticipate needing any type of special accommodation or who have questions about the physical access provided should contact the Continuing Education office at least one week in advance of participation or visit.

Disclosure and Conflict of Interest (COI and Educational Balance)

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

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