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DFC 2021

Agenda for Saturday, February 6, 2021

Welcome to Dermatology Fundamentals! | 8:50 AM – 9:00 AM
General Dermatology Concepts by Raja Sivamani, MD MS AP I 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Description: 

This lecture introduces basic dermatology anatomy and physical exam concepts related to diagnosis.

Learning Objectives:

1.Participants will be able to define the different physical exam findings within dermatology.
2.Participants will be able to identify the differences in the findings and treatment of tinea, candida, and intertrigo.
3.Participants will be able to differentiate the different strengths of topical steroids and how their use shifts with the anatomical site.

Sun Protection 101:Benefits Without the Burn by Keira Barr, MD I 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Description: 

This lecture will focus on various strategies from sunscreens to clothing to the use of oral supplements for sun protection.

Learning Objectives:

1.Participants will be able to develop an understanding of sunscreen and its role against UV.
2.Participants will be able to define the role of sun protective clothing.
3.Participants will be able to distinguish the uses of diet and oral supplementation.

Dermatology Emergencies and Cutaneous Signs of Systemic Disease by Danielle Tartar, MD I 10:00 AM – 10:40 AM

Description: 

The lecture will review dermatology presentations that are emergencies as well as presentations that are clues to a greater systemic disease that may be present.

Learning Objectives:

1.Participants will be able to describe clinical signs on the skin suggestive of a systemic disease.
2.Participants will be able to review clinical presentations in dermatology that would require urgent management.

Break I 10:40 AM – 11:00 AM
Hair and Nail Health by Apple Bodemer, MD I 11:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Description:

This lecture will review the basic anatomy of the hair and nails and will provide an overview of typical nail and hair related disorders that are encountered in the primary care setting.

Learning Objectives:

1.Participants will be able to describe the normal anatomy of hair and nails including their growth cycles.
2.Participants will be able to recall the normal physiology for hair and nail growth.
3.Participants will be able to identify the most common conditions associated with hair loss and nail disease.

Pediatric Dermatology and Skin Infections by Jennifer Ornelas, MD I 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Description:

This lecture will provide an overview of common skin conditions seen in a pediatric population including infectious conditions.

Learning Objectives:

1.Participants will be able to recall common skin infections seen in a pediatric population.
2.Participants will be able to evaluate the evidence based approaches to treatment of common skin infections.
3.Participants will be able to identify the common skin conditions seen in a pediatric population.

Acne, Rosacea, and Hidradenitis Suppurativa by Raja Sivamani, MD MS AP I 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM

Description:

This lecture will review the diagnostic features and common treatments for acne, rosacea, and hidradenitis suppurative.

Learning Objectives:

1.Participants will be able to differentiate the clinical presentation of acne and rosacea.
2.Participants will be able to diagram the management approaches for acne and rosacea that are relevant for the primary care practitioner.
3.Participants will be able to review the signs, symptoms, and management of hidradenitis suppurativa.

Sponsored Lunch Break I 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM

What Is Integrative Dermatology?

Panelists: Apple Bodemer, MD; Peter Lio, MD; Raja Sivamani, MD MS AP

Description: This session will provide an overview to the use of integrative medicine within dermatology. Case based discussions will be used to highlight how conventional medicine can be integrated with discussions around nutrition and supplements for common conditions like acne, psoriasis, and atopic dermatitis.

 

Agenda for Sunday, February 7, 2021

 

Atopic Dermatitis, Dry Skin, and Itch by Vivian Shi, MD I 9:00 AM – 9:30 AM

Description:

This lecture will provide a broad overview to atopic dermatitis, skin barrier dysfunction, and the evaluation and treatment of itch.

Learning Objectives:

1. Participants will be able to review updated pathoetiologies and treatment options for atopic dermatitis.
2. Participants will be able to examine the effects of skin barrier dysfunction and repair options in dry skin.
3. Participants will be able to recall neurocutaneous mechanisms of itch and synthesize mitigative treatments.

Psoriasis, Seborrheic Dermatitis, and Common Mimickers by Jason Hawkes, MD MS I 9:30 AM – 10:00 AM

Description:

This lecture will summarize the diagnosis of psoriasis and its common variants. Seborrheic dermatitis and psoriasis will be discussed in relation to other conditions on the differential diagnosis.

Learning Objectives:

1. Participants will be able to identify the clinical features for psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis.
2. Participants will be able to describe features of psoriasis and seborrheic dermatitis that differentiate them from other conditions in the differential diagnosis.

Wound Healing and Venous Stasis: Bilateral Cellulitis or Not? By Hadar Lev-Tov, MD MAS I 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Description:

This lecture will provide a review of common causes for acute and chronic wounds as well as an overview of venous stasis.

Learning Objectives:

1. Participants will be able to identify the pathophysiology for venous stasis, stasis dermatitis, and stasis ulcerations.
2. Participants will be able to describe common medications and dressing that can be used for acute and chronic wound management.

Break | 10:30 AM-10:50 AM
Light or Medications: When to Consider Phototherapy by Cindy Chambers, MD I 10:50 AM – 11:30 AM

Description:

This lecture will provide an overview of phototherapy and describe its clinical use in dermatology.

Learning Objectives:

1. Participants will be able to provide an overview of phototherapy and describe its clinical use in dermatology.
2. Participants will be able to identify clinical features that make phototherapy a suitable choice for therapy.
3. Participants will be able to summarize the clinical evidence for the use of phototherapy for conditions such as psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, and pruritus.
4. Participants will be able to differentiate clinical scenarios when phototherapy or medications are preferred treatment options.

How to Differentiate Benign Lesions from Skin Cancers By Jason Hawkes, MD MS I 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Description:

This lecture will review the clinical features of common skin lesions and how to differentiate benign from potentially malignant lesions.

Learning Objectives:

1. Participants will be able to describe the general approach to malignant versus benign lesions.
2.Participants will be able to identify clinical features of benign lesions.
3.Participants will be able to assess clinical findings of common and benign and malignant neoplasms.