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December 2012 Dialogues in Dermatology Issue

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  • Overview

    December 2012 Issue of Dialogues

    Includes 3 Interviews:

    Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus
    by: Dirk M. Elston, MD interviewed by Maurice A. Thew, MD

    Iatrogenic Immunosuppression 
    by: Peggy Wu, MD interviewed by Christine J. Ko, MD

    Vaccines (Part 2)
    by: Stephen Trying, MD interviewed by Gary Brauner, MD

    Target Audience: Dermatologists and other health care professionals who wish to access and update their current knowledge of dermatology.

    Learning Objectives: At the conculsion of this activity, participants should be able to:
    1. Identify vaccinations that are safe for immunosuppressed patients to avoid risk of infection.
    2. Recognize abscess drainage is an effective treatment for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
    3. Avoid over prescription of antibiotics in cases where drainage may be effective treatment of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.
    4. Identify the patient population that would most benefit from the herpes zoster vaccine and offer vaccination.

    CME credit is only available to purchasers. CME expires November, 2015

    Accreditation Statement
    The American Academy of Dermatology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
    The American Academy of Dermatology designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits�. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    AAD Recognized Credit Statement
    Dialogues in Dermatology is recognized by the American Academy of Dermatology for 2.00 AAD Recognized Credit and may be used toward the AAD Continuing Medical Education Award.

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