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August 2013 Dialogues in Dermatology Issue

Listen as experts discuss insightful topics related to everyday practice.
Item # DIALONLA0813
  • Overview

    Includes 3 Interviews:

    Everything You Wanted To Know About Coding But Were Too Afraid To Ask
    by: Scott Dinehart, MD interviewed by Allan S. Wirtzer, MD

    Perceptions of Dermatology in the House of Medicine
    by: Lisa A. Garner, MD interviewed by Steve Shama, MD

    Technology Working For You
    by: Karen McKoy, MD, MPH and Craig Burkhart, MD interviewed by Carrie L. Kovarik, MD

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

    Learning Objectives:

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

    • Identify the appropriate codes and modifiers to use when billing for common office visits such as repairs, biopsies, and cryotherapy.
    • Identify negative perceptions of dermatology as a specialty and discuss strategies for counteracting these perceptions.
    • Recognize the best mobile applications that can assist in the diagnosis and treatment of derma-tologic conditions.

    CME credit is only available to purchasers. CME expires July 2016.


  • Specifications

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  • CME

    CME credit is only available to purchasers. CME expires July 2016.

    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 Credits and may be used toward the AAD Continuing Medical Education Award.