On Demand 2016 Skin Diseases Package
You can earn up to 9.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Members $185, non-members $275
This package includes sessions from Dermatitis category.
- W6 - Office Procedures for Allergic Skin Diseases
- W14 - Living With An Itch: A Practical Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment
- W28 - Atopic Dermatitis In-depth
- W22 - Skin Biopsy of the Allergist: How to Perform and Interpret
- W26 - Fat Lips and Swollen Throats: What Are the Facts?
- Modern Therapies for Allergic Skin Diseases
Release Date: 12/01/2016
Expiration Date: 11/30/2019
The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) designates this enduring material for a maximum of 9.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- Describe the different tests for physical urticarial and the indications for skin biopsy and interpretation of skin biopsy results
- Discuss the indications and interpretation of the standard epicutaneous patch testing and the utility of repeat open application testing
- Demonstrate the application of epicutaneous patch testing
- Develop strategies for allergist and dermatologist co-management of patients with itch
- Outline an evidence-based therapeutic ladder for management of itch
- Outline an evidence-based therapeutic ladder for management of atopic dermatitis
- Recognize pitfalls in successful management/ reasons for treatment failure
- Perform a skin biopsy with proper technique and tools
- Recognize possible complications, adverse effects and limitations of skin biopsy
- Identify various common interpretations of skin biopsy
- Discuss the workup and treatment approaches to patients with types 1 and 2 hereditary angioedema (HAE)
- Discuss the pathophysiology, workup and treatment of histamine-mediated urticaria/angioedema and distinguishing features from type 3 HAE
- Determine appropriate treatment options and which biologic therapies will benefit patients with atopic dermatitis
- Discuss the evolving role of the allergist in the diagnosis of contact dermatitis
- Discuss the approach to patients with pruritus and identify new treatment modalities which will be useful to treat pruritus and other allergic skin diseases
- 9.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 9.50 Attendance
- 1.50 MOC