• Skin Conditions and Diseases Live Course

    Wednesday, December 7—Saturday, December 10, 2022

    Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista - Disney Springs® Area
    Orlando, FL (Lake Buena Vista), FL

    Save $100 when you register by November 7.
     

    NOTE: All attendees must meet the AAFP’s health and safety protocols.

    Already registered? You may edit your registration anytime.


      Participate in hands-on learning and interact with expert faculty
      Connect with your family medicine community

    Confidently assess and treat the body’s largest organ—and learn how to recognize emerging or chronic health issues. Experts in family medicine and dermatological care teach you the latest evidence-based diagnostic and assessment methods on a wide spectrum of skin problems.

    Skin conditions often indicate other illnesses. This dive into commonly missed or misdiagnosed issues is what you and your team need to provide the best possible patient care. 

    Topics include:

    • Skin cancer
    • Psoriasis
    • Rashes and infections
    • Eczema
    • Acne
    • Hidradenitis
    • Skin procedures and surgeries
       

    Clinical Procedure Workshops

    Choose from these optional workshops for a deeper hands-on learning experience:

    • Dermoscopy
    • Hands-on Biopsy and Suturing
    • Cryosurgery and Electrosurgery
    • Nail Procedures
    • Advanced Suturing Techniques

    CME Credit

    Earn up to 28.75 CME credits.

    Learning Objectives

    At the end of this course, you will be able to:

    • Improve adherence to evidence-based clinical guidelines in practice.
    • Develop plans to assess and treat acute and chronic dermatologic conditions.
    • Demonstrate technique and skills from hands-on procedural sessions.
    • Recognize when to refer to or consult with other specialists to provide optimal patient care.

     

    Schedule

    Download the schedule with course times, topics, and faculty.                                            

    Wednesday, December 7, 2022 
    6:30 a.m.  Registration and Breakfast Provided
    7:30 a.m. Welcome and Overview
    7:45 a.m.—12:30 p.m. General Sessions
    12:30—1:30 p.m. Lunch on Your Own
    1:30—5:30 p.m. General Sessions


     

    Thursday, December 8, 2022 
    7:00 a.m.  Breakfast Provided
    7:45 a.m.—12:30 p.m. General Sessions
    12:30—1:30 p.m. Lunch on Your Own
    1:30—5:45 p.m. Clinical Procedure Workshops*


     

    Friday, December 9, 2022
    7:00 a.m.  Breakfast Provided
    7:45 a.m.—12:30 p.m. General Sessions
    12:30—1:30 p.m. Lunch on Your Own
    1:30—4:30 p.m. Clinical Procedure Workshops*


     

    Saturday, December 10, 2022 
    7:00 a.m.  Breakfast Provided
    7:45 a.m.—12:30 p.m. General Sessions
    12:30 p.m. Course Adjourns


    *Separate registration and fee required.
    Note: Times are subject to change.

    Topics

    Topics are subject to change.

    • Acne + Case Studies
    • Actinic Keratosis and Skin Cancer Prevention
    • Alopecia
    • Bacterial Skin Infections
    • Coding, Billing & Value Based Payment
    • Common Surgical Procedures
    • Contact Dermatitis & Patch Testing
    • Cutaneous Manifestations of Systemic Disease
    • Cutaneous Viral Infections
    • Dermosopy Introduction
    • Disorders of Pigmentation
    • Eczema & Atopic Dermatitis + Case Studies
    • Fungal Skin Infections
    • Hidradenitis and Follicular Disorders
    • Lichen Planus and Bullous Diseases
    • Nail Disorders
    • Nevi & Malanoma + Case Studies
    • Psoriasis + Case Studies
       
    • Rosacea
    • Seborrhea
    • Skin Manifestations of STIs and HIV
    • Squamous Cell Carcinoma/Basal Cell Carcinoma
    • Terminology of Skin Disorders
    • This Itch is Driving Me Crazy (with Infestations)
    • Topical and Intralesional Steroids
    • Urticaria and Drug Eruptions
    • Wound Care, Skin Ulcers & Pressure Sores

    Clinical Procedure Workshops*

    • Advanced Suturing Techniques
    • Cryosurgery and Electrosurgery
    • Dermoscopy
    • Hands-on Skin Biopsy and Suturing
    • Nail Procedures: Best Practices & Updates

    *Separate registration and fee required.

    Registration Fee*
     

      AAFP Member New Physician Student or Resident Other Health Care Professional Nonmember
    Early Bird
    (ends Nov. 7)
    $895 $845 $645 $895 $1,195
    Standard $995 $945 $745 $995 $1,295


    A printed syllabus may be purchased for $79.95 during registration. All registrants will have access to an online version of the syllabus at the course.

    *Separate registration and fee required to attend a workshop.

    To register by fax or mail, download the registration form.
     

    Invited Faculty

    Richard P. Usatine, MD, FAAFP, Course chair

    Lindsey Finklea, MD

    EJ Myeaux, MD, FAAFP

    Daniel L. Stulberg, MD, FAAFP

    Edward A. Jackson, MD

    Jonathan Karnes, MD, FAAFP

    Clinical Procedure Workshops

    Separate registration and fee are required to attend a session. Select a session during online registration.

    Thursday, December 8, 2022

    #1 Hands-on Biopsy and Suturing
    Richard P. Usatine, MD, FAAFP; Jonathan Karnes, MD, FAAFP; EJ Mayeaux, MD FAAFP; Edward A. Jackson, MD; Daniel L. Stulberg, MD, FAAFP; Lindsey Finklea, MD
    1:30—3:30 p.m.
    $160
    2 CME credits

    • Choose preferred suturing methods for wound closure. 
    • Perform local anesthesia with minimal pain and maximum effectiveness for patients. 
    • Evaluate options for skin biopsy, including shave punch, and excisional biopsies. 
    • Compare appropriate biopsy selections for skin lesions depending upon the type of lesion and its expected depth. 
    • Demonstrate proficiency in performing shave, punch, and excisional biopsies. 

     

    #2 Nail Procedures: Best Practices & Updates
    EJ Mayeaux, MD, FAAFP
    3:45—5:45 p.m.
    $160
    2 CME credits

    • Demonstrate common methods used for nail bed surgery and repair.         
    • Illustrate the steps used to treat ingrown nails and nail abnormalities.               
    • Prepare assessment and treatment plans for different patient populations who may require various nail procedures. 
       

    #3 Cryosurgery and Electrosurgery
    Daniel L. Stulberg, MD, FAAFP, and Lindsey Finklea, MD
    Same as Friday's session.
    3:45—5:45 p.m.
    $160
    2 CME credits

    • Explore cryosurgery and electrosurgery as methods for destroying benign and malignant lesions, controlling bleeding or cutting/excising tissue.
    • Evaluate the risks, benefits, complications, indications and contraindications of cryosurgery and electrosurgery.
    • Demonstrate proficiency in cryosurgery and electrosurgery techniques.
       

    Friday, December 9, 2022

    #4 Cryosurgery and Electrosurgery
    Daniel L. Stulberg, MD, FAAFP, and Lindsey Finklea, MD
    Same as Thursday's session.
    1:30—3:30 p.m.
    $160
    2 CME credits

    • Explore cryosurgery and electrosurgery as methods for destroying benign and malignant lesions, controlling bleeding or cutting/excising tissue.
    • Evaluate the risks, benefits, complications, indications and contraindications of cryosurgery and electrosurgery.
    • Demonstrate proficiency in cryosurgery and electrosurgery techniques.
     
    #5 Dermoscopy
    Richard P. Usatine, MD, FAAFP, and Jonathan Karnes, MD, FAAFP
    1:30—4:30 p.m.
    $240
    3 CME credits
    • Integrate the two-step algorithm with dermoscopic examination of skin lesions to determine the need for a biopsy.  
    • Evaluate different skin lesions using dermoscopy to identify patterns of skin cancer.
    • Explain the application of the three types of dermoscopic techniques: 1) classic or standard contact, 2) polarized contact; and 3) polarized non-contact.
    • Utilize dermoscopy to differentiate benign nevi from melanoma.
     
    #6 Advanced Suturing Techniques
    EJ Mayeaux, MD, FAAFP, and Edward A. Jackson, MD
    1:30—4:30 p.m.
    $240
    3 CME credits
    • Demonstrate proficiency in a variety of advanced suturing techniques. 
    • Utilize different surgical materials, which may include appropriate wound closure materials or surgical instruments. 
    • Compare routes of administration for anesthesia needs. 
       

    Hotel

    The following hotel is available for accommodations during the course. Contact the hotel to make arrangements for your stay. Making reservations early is encouraged.

    Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista - Disney Springs Area

    1751 Hotel Plaza Blvd
    Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
    Phone: (800) 782-4414
    Group Code: URG

    Rate: $199 Single/Double Occupancy 
    + current tax rate

    Accommodation Cutoff: November 7, 2022


    The resort fee has been waived for this event.

    Reservations Include:

    • Internet access in sleeping rooms
    • Access to the fitness center
    • Complimentary Disney shuttles to theme parks
    • Discounted self-parking of $18 per car per day
       
    Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista - Disney Springs Area

    CME Credit Statement

    The AAFP has reviewed Skin Conditions & Diseases and deemed it acceptable for up to 28.75 Live AAFP Prescribed credit. Term of Approval is from 12/7/2022 to 12/10/2022. 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 Live activity for a maximum of 28.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the 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.

    Following this CME activity, participants will have the opportunity to earn an additional two Prescribed credits for participation in each Translation to Practice® exercise. Information on Translation to Practice® will be shared within the activity.

    NOTE: All attendees must meet the AAFP’s health and safety protocols.

    Already registered? You may edit your registration anytime.


    Can't attend live?

    The self-study option offers you to learn on your schedule.