Release Date: December 2013

Expiration Date: December 2014

Estimated time to complete the educational activity: 0.50 hours

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Program Description:

This Dermatology CE/CME activity is from the December 2013 issue of The Clinical Advisor. It consists of 3 cases:

  1. Localized vesicles on the trunk
  2. Open comedones and inflammatory pustules
  3. Linear streaks on the trunk and extremities

Target Audience: This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants.

Activity Objectives: After completing the activity, the participant should be better able to:

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


AAPA Category I CME Credit

This program was planned in accordance with AAPA’s CME Standards for Enduring Material Programs and for Commercial Support of Enduring Material Programs.

This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 0.50 hours of AAPA Category I CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Approval is valid for one year from the issue date of August 2013. Participants may submit the self-assessment at any time during that period.


CE for Nurses

Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

NPACE designates this educational activity for a maximum of 0.50 contact hours of credit. Participants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Kerri Robins, MD
Department of Dermatology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

Esther Stern, NP
Advanced Dermatology & Skin Surgery, P.C.
Lakewood, N.J.

Audrey Chan, MD
Second-year resident
Department of Dermatology
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas


The authors have no relationships to disclose relating to the content of this article.

Accredited Provider:

Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education, American Academy of Physician Assistants, and Medical Education Resources.

CME credit earned by Physician Assistants on or through The Clinical Advisor is provided by Haymarket Medical. That is the name you should search for when entering your information on the NCCPA site.

Method of Participation: There are no fees for participating in and receiving CME credit for this activity. During the period November 2013 through November 2014, participants must:

1) Read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures
2) Study the educational activity, which consists of three cases:

3) Complete the posttest 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.