Event Date/Time: Jul 14, 2012 End Date/Time: Jul 24, 2012
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14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)â„¢
13.25 AAFP Prescribed Credit(s)
14 Contact Hours
Course Fees:
Physicians - $695
Other Professionals - $450
Plus the cost of the cruise

Target Audience:
Primary Care Physicians, Dermatologists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Physician Assistants

Program Purpose / Objectives:

Following attendance at this educational activity, participants should be able to:

•Review stepwise approach to evaluating patients with common skin conditions and diseases
•Identify superficial fungus infections based on physical diagnostic criteria
•Asses the clinical features and treatment of scabies and lice infections
•Review the clinical features of herpes simplex, and herpes zoster infections
•Discuss clues to the diagnosis of eczema
•Review available drugs to treat psoriasis
•Review the clinical features of Papillomavirus infection
•Develop an understanding of the pathogenesis of acne
•Recognize the clinical features of normal “moles” based on the natural history of these lesions
•Review the indications for common surgical procedures
•Review selected techniques in dermatologic surgery
•Identify clinical features of common blistering diseases

This live activity, Dermatology for the Primary Care Provider Cruise Conference, with a beginning date of July 14, 2012, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 13.25 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conference Sessions generally take place during the days at sea (as cruise itinerary allows) to avoid conflicts with Ports of Call or evening entertainment.