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Dermatology Bootcamp

Event Date(s): Apr 9, 2021 - 08:00am to Apr 10, 2021 - 05:00pm

A crash course in everything you wanted to know about the skin, hair, and nails for healthcare professionals of all backgrounds. In response to the high demand of requests for Dermatology education and lectures from our colleagues, the faculty of the MGH Dermatology Department will provide a 2 day crash course for physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants on the basic triage and management of common conditions affecting the skin, hair and nails. We will cover hot topics such as updates in skin cancer, eczema and psoriasis, pediatric dermatology, contact allergies, urgent and emergent dermatologic conditions, hair disorders, cosmetics, and telemedicine. Participants in this course will be taught the tools to interface more efficiently with dermatologists and manage basic dermatologic problems for their patients.

Available Credits: 16.00 ama 16.00 ancc 16.00 nasw 16.00 participation Register For This Course

Course Details

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A crash course in everything you wanted to know about the skin, hair, and nails for healthcare professionals of all backgrounds.

In response to the high demand of requests for Dermatology education and lectures from our colleagues, the faculty of the MGH Dermatology Department will provide a 2 day crash course for physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants on the basic triage and management of common conditions affecting the skin, hair and nails.

We will cover hot topics such as updates in skin cancer, eczema and psoriasis, pediatric dermatology, contact allergies, urgent and emergent dermatologic conditions, hair disorders, cosmetics, and telemedicine. Participants in this course will be taught the tools to interface more efficiently with dermatologists and manage basic dermatologic problems for their patients.

Pricing

MDs/Doctoral-Level Professionals/Healthcare Professionals
Super Early Bird Registration (on or before January 4, 2021): $550
Early Bird Registration (on or before March 1, 2021): $599
Regular Registration (after March 1, 2021): $650

Other Professionals
Super Early Bird Registration (on or before January 4, 2021): $450
Early Bird Registration (on or before March 1, 2021): $499
Regular Registration (after March 1, 2021): $550

Students and Residents
Super Early Bird Registration (on or before January 4, 2021): $100
Early Bird Registration (on or before March 1, 2021): $150
Regular Registration (after March 1, 2021):  $200

Cancellation Policy

A refund minus a $100.00 administrative fee will be issued for refund requests received by February 9, 2021. No refunds will be issued for refund requests made after February 9, 2021. Payments made may not be applied to future conferences or other educational activities.  There are no exceptions to these policies.

***The deeply discounted Super Early Bird Registration rate is NON-REFUNDABLE and NON-TRANSFERABLE and will not be refunded under any circumstances.

Course Summary

Available Credits:16.00 ama 16.00 ancc 16.00 nasw 16.00 participation
Course Topic:Dermatology
Course Format:Conference / meeting
Target Audience:

This program is intended for:

  • psychologists
  • social workers
  • physicians
  • physician assistants
  • nurse practitioners 
Event Starts: Apr 9, 2021 - 08:00am
Event Ends: Apr 10, 2021 - 05:00pm
Cost: $650.00

Learning Objectives

At the end of this educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe and identify skin lesions properly so that they can more effectively consult dermatologists
  • Identify basic dermatology problems, both the common and the acute/dangerous that are emergencies Manage basic dermatology problems in their own practices and know when to refer to a specialist
  • Discuss environmental and genetic risk factors for the most common type of skin cancers (basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanoma)
  • Discuss treatment options for skin cancer, including topical treatments, light-based treatment, destructive and surgical modalities (including Mohs surgery)Provide a user-friendly algorithm to help skin cancer triaging
  • Identify to properly diagnose common hair loss conditions and avoid misdiagnoses.
  • Develop a standardized approach to hair loss evaluation and work up.
  • Recognize signs of "hair emergencies" that require prompt referral to dermatology.
  • Identify the therapeutic options for treating common hair loss conditions.
  • Recognize the significant impact that hair loss has on patients.
  • Analyze new treatments for hair loss disorders