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October 2013 Dialogues in Dermatology Issue

Listen as experts discuss insightful topics related to everyday practice.
Item # DIALONLA1013
  • Overview

    Includes 3 Interviews:

    Diagnosing Neuropathies with the Skin Biopsy
    Deon Wolpowitz, MD interviewed by Rhonda Klein, MD

    Medical Therapeutics in Acne
    Steven Cohen, MD, MPH  interviewed by Jane Yoo, MD

    Skin Cancers in Organ Transplant Recipients
    Tom Stasko, MD  interviewed by Edward H. Yob, DO

    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 indications/contraindications for the use of skin biopsies in the diagnosis of neuropathies.
    • Recognize the benefits and risks of higher dosages when using isotretinoin to treat cystic acne.
    • Identify the absolute contraindication for prescribing isotretinoin with a combined oral contraceptive.
    • Describe methods to detect, diagnose, and manage skin cancer in organ transplant recipients on immunosuppressive therapy.

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


  • Specifications

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  • CME

    CME credit is only available to purchasers. CME expires September 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.