Who Should Attend? This conference has been designed for dermatologists, dermatology residents, oncologists, oncology fellows, primary care physicians, physicians involved in the care of patients with skin diseases, dermatology physician assistants, dermatology nurse practitioners, and students (medical, PA, NP).
Learning Objectives At the conclusion of this course, you will be able to:
Discuss the medical and surgical treatments for basal cell carcinoma.
Discuss the medical and surgical treatments for squamous cell carcinoma.
Assess the side effect profile of the therapies for melanoma.
Assess the various therapies available for CTCL.
Discuss the medical and surgical treatments for Merkel cell carcinoma and dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans.
Discuss therapeutic options for actinic keratosis.
Discern different lesions with dermoscopy.
Discuss histopathology of melanoma and other skin cancers.
Acquire knowledge that can be incorporated directly into clinical practice.
Physician Credit This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint provider-ship of Medical Education Resources (MER) and Skin Cancer Symposium®. MER is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. MER designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Physician Assistant Credit Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 8.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Nurse Practitioner Credit Nurse practitioners may receive a maximum of 8.5 hours of AMA or AANP PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Credit Designation Attendees should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest It is the policy of Medical Education Resources to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies conflicts of interest with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Conflicts are resolved by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing education activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.