Dermoscopy Interactive Workshop

Flipped Classroom

Experience a unique educational format. First, watch an online CME video at your convenience. Once on site at FMX, attend an the associated Dermoscopy workshop. Earn 1.5 credits for the online CME portion and 3.0 credits on site.


Saturday, September 24 | 8:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Room 203B


Completion of this online module is a pre-requisite for the Dermoscopy Interactive Workshop at FMX. Please watch both videos before taking the post-test.

  • Watch "Dermoscopy: An Introduction" | Dr. Jonathon Karnes
  • Watch "Dermoscopy: Online Component" | Dr. Richard Usatine

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize the benefits of dermoscopy for the evaluation of skin lesions.
  2. Review the mechanism of dermoscopy.
  3. Assess limitations of the visual examination for the evaluation of skin lesions.
  4. Examine different skin lesions using dermatoscopes to determine typical pathological patterns of skin cancer.
  5. Utilize dermoscopy to differentiate seborrheic keratoses from melanocytic lesions.
  6. Integrate checklists and evaluation tools into a dermoscopic examination of suspected skin lesions and melanoma to determine which lesions need to be biopsied.

Save the Date

Sept 12-16, 2017
Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center
San Antonio, TX

Completed this Activity?

Take the online post-test now.

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CME Credit

This Enduring Material activity, Dermoscopy: Online Component, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 1.50 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins 08/24/2016. Term of approval is for two years from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The AAFP is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Family Physicians designates this Enduring Material activity for a maximum of 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™.  Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CME activities approved for AAFP credit are recognized by the AOA as equivalent to AOA Category 2 credit.

Presenting Faculty

Richard Usatine, MD

Professor, Department of Family Medicine, Division of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, San Antonio

Dr. Usatine is the founder and medical director of the University Health System Skin Clinic in San Antonio. He runs the only underserved dermatology family medicine fellowship in the United States and is the national chair of the yearly skin course put on by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP).


The material presented here is being made available by the American Academy of Family Physicians for educational purposes only. Please note that medical information is constantly changing; the information contained in this activity was accurate at the time of publication. This material is not intended to represent the only, nor necessarily best, methods or procedures appropriate for the medical situations discussed. Rather, it is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the faculty, which may be helpful to others who face similar situations.

The AAFP disclaims any and all liability for injury or other damages resulting to any individual using this material and for all claims that might arise out of the use of the techniques demonstrated therein by such individuals, whether these claims shall be asserted by a physician or any other person. Physicians may care to check specific details such as drug doses and contraindications, etc., in standard sources prior to clinical application. This material might contain recommendations/guidelines developed by other organizations. Please note that although these guidelines might be included, this does not necessarily imply the endorsement by the AAFP.