May 2014 Dermatology CME/CE

May 2014 Dermatology CME/CE
May 2014 Dermatology CME/CE
Release Date: May 2014

Expiration Date: May 2015

Estimated time to complete the educational activity: 0.50 hours

Program Description:

From Dermatologic Look-Alikes and Dermatology Clinic in the May 2014 issue of The Clinical Advisor. It consists of 3 cases:

  1. Oral hyperpigmentation
  2. Brown macules on a depigmented skin patch
  3. Vesicular eruption in an ICU patient

Statement of Need: Undertraining in dermatology for primary-care providers is a common phenomenon. Thus, primary-care providers need additional educational outlets devoted to identifying and treating dermatologic conditions. For clinicians out of training, CME/CE becomes the most accessible route.

Target Audience: This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of primary-care clinicians who treat patients with various dermatologic conditions.

Educational Objectives

  • To distinguish and properly treat dermatologic conditions with similar presentations.
  • To identify and diagnose dermatologic conditions and review up-to-date treatment.

Credits
Type
Accreditation Statement

0.50

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Physician Credit
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Medical Education Resources (MER) and Haymarket Medical Education. MER is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
Medical Education Resources designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Physician Assistants
AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for Category I credit from AOACCME, Prescribed credit from AAFP and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM from organizations accredited by ACCME or a recognized state medical society. Physician Assistants may receive a maximum of 0.50 hours of Category I credit for completing this program.

0.50

CE for Nurses

Medical Education Resources is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This CE activity provides .5 contact hours of continuing nursing education. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 12299, for 0.5 contact hours.

Designation Statement

This CE activity provides 0.50 contact hour of continuing nursing education. MER is a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Nursing Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 12299, for 0.50 contact hour.


Faculty:

Audrey Chan, MD
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

Tiffany L. Shih, MD
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Damjan Jutric
The University of Texas School of Dentistry, Houston

Kerri Robbins, MD
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

Faculty Disclosures: The faculty reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME/CE activity: Audrey Chan, MD; Tiffany L. Shih, MD; Damjan Jutric; and Kerri Robbins, MD, have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

Staff/Planners' Disclosures:The planners and managers reported the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices they or their spouse/life partner have with commercial interests related to the content of this CME/CE activity:

The following HME planners and managers hereby state the following financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months: Delicia Yard, Editor; and Nicole Blazek, Web Editor, have no real or apparent conflicts of interest to report.

The MER planners and managers, and Veronda Smith, FNP-BC, hereby state that they or their spouse/life partner do not have any financial relationships or relationships to products or devices with any commercial interest related to the content of this activity of any amount during the past 12 months.

Disclaimer: The content and views presented in this educational activity are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of MER or HME. The authors have disclosed if there is any discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA in their presentations. 

The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of MER or HME. Before prescribing any medicine, primary references and full prescribing information should be consulted. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patients' conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer's product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management

Instructions: There are no fees for participating in and receiving CME credit for this activity. During the period May 2014 through May 2015, participants must:

1) Read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures 

2) Study the educational activity, which consists of three cases:

3) Complete the post-test and submit it online. A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form and a completed post-test with a score of 70% or better.

4) Complete the evaluation form online.


Loading links....
You must be a registered member of Clinical Advisor to post a comment.
close

Next Article in Dermatology CME/CE

Sign Up for Free e-newsletters