Wednesday, November 6 - Saturday, November 9, 2019 | Las Vegas, NV

Skin Conditions and Diseases Live Course

Save $100 when you register by October 6.

Advance your dermatological skillset, while gaining hands-on experience. Acquire best practices on relevant clinical topics, including common surgical procedures, dermoscopy, skin manifestations, wound care, and more.

Course Details

Attend Skin Conditions and Diseases

Wednesday, November 6 - Saturday, November 9, 2019

Las Vegas, NV
Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Resort & Casino

October 6, 2019.



Registration Fees

AAFP Member
Early Bird   $895
Standard    $995

New Physicians
Early Bird   $845
Standard    $945

Student or Resident
Early Bird   $645
Standard    $745

Allied Health
Early Bird   $895
Standard    $995

Early Bird   $1,195
Standard    $1,295


Earning CME Credit

Approved for up to 25 AAFP Prescribed credits. Credits include clinical procedural workshops. View all statements and agreements »

Learning Objectives

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

  • Improve adherence to evidence-based clinical guidelines in practice.
  • Learn 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.

Event Schedule

Wednesday, November 6
Wednesday, November 6 : 6:30 - 7:30 a.m. Registration/Hot Breakfast Provided
Wednesday, November 6 : 7:30 - 11:45 a.m.General Sessions
Wednesday, November 6 : 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Wednesday, November 6 : 1:15 - 5:15 p.m.General Sessions
Thursday, November 7
Thursday, November 7: 7:00 - 7:40 a.m. Hot Breakfast Provided
Thursday, November 7: 7:40 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.General Sessions
Thursday, November 7: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Thursday, November 7: 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Clinical Procedural Workshops*
Friday, November 8
Friday, November 8: 7:00 - 7:40 a.m. Hot Breakfast Provided
Friday, November 8: 7:40 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.General Sessions
Friday, November 8: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.Lunch on Your Own
Friday, November 8: 2:00 - 5:00 p.m.Clinical Procedural Workshops*
Saturday, November 9
Saturday, November 9 : 7:00 - 7:40 a.m. Hot Breakfast Provided
Saturday, November 9 : 7:40 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.General Sessions
Saturday, November 9 : 1:00 p.m.Course Adjourn

*Separate registration and fee required.
Note: Schedule is subject to change.


Note: Topics are subject to change.

  • Acne + Case Studies
  • Actinic Keratosis
  • Alopecia
  • Bacterial Skin Infections
  • Challenging Rashes
  • Coding, Billing & Value Based Payment
  • Common Surgical Procedures
  • Contact Dermatitis & Patch Testing
  • Cutaneous Manifestations of Systemic Disease
  • Cutaneous Viral Infections
  • Dermoscopy Introduction
  • Eczema & Atopic Dermatitis + Case Studies
  • Fungal Skin Infections
  • Hidradenitis and Follicular Disorders
  • Infestations (lice, scabies, bed bugs)
  • Nail Disorders
  • Nevi & Melanoma + Case Studies
  • Psoriasis + Case Studies
  • Rosacea
  • Seborrhea
  • Skin Lesions: Biopsy or Not?
  • Skin Manifestations of Sexually Transmitted Infections and HIV
  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma/Basal Cell Carcinoma
  • Terminology of Skin Disorders
  • Topical & Intralesional Steroids
  • Urticaria and Drug Eruptions
  • Wound Care, Skin Ulcers and Pressure Sores

Clinical Procedural Workshops

Clinical procedural workshop sessions will be available on Thursday and Friday afternoon during the course. Separate registration and fee required to attend a workshop. Topics and times will be announced when they are confirmed and registrants will be notified. CME credit includes these sessions.

Non-CME Poster Session

Wednesday, November 6 – 11:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.
Thursday, November 7 – 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

A limited number of posters will be accepted. View guidelines(1 page PDF) for poster submission. Posters are due by Friday, October 4. For more information, contact Nina Carnoali at

Invited Faculty

Richard P. Usatine, MD, FAAFP, Course Chair - Professor of Family and Community Medicine, Professor of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas

Gerald A. Amundsen, MD - Private Practice, Mustang Family Physicians, Mustang, Oklahoma

Edward A. Jackson, MD, FAAFP - Medical Director, Florida Hospital Osteopathic Family Medicine Residency, Orlando, Florida

Jonathan Karnes, MD - Clinical Assistant Professor of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, MDFMR Dermatology Services, Maine Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency, Augusta, Maine

Catherine L. Kowalewski, DO, FACP, FAAD - Associate Professor of Dermatology, Assistant Program Director, University of Texas Health Science Center; Chief of Dermatology, South Texas Veterans Health Care Services, San Antonio, Texas

Daniel L. Stulberg, MD, FAAFP - Professor of Family & Community Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Course Materials

Registration includes online access to the full-color syllabus and other on-site resources one week before the course. A hard copy of the full-color syllabus may be purchased for $79.95 when registering for the course. A limited number of syllabuses will be available for purchase on site. Additional information will be provided by email after you register.

Hotel Information

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

Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Resort & Casino(
3667 S. Las Vegas Blvd.
Las Vegas, NV 89109
Phone: (866) 317-1829*
Group Code: SMAMS9
*If making phone reservations, a $15 plus current sales tax fee will be applied.

Rate: $165 Single/Double Occupancy
+ current tax rate

+ $35 per day resort fee

Accommodation Cutoff -- October 14, 2019

Planet Hollywood Las Vegas

Note: A limited number of rooms at the discounted group rate are available for conference registrants on a first-come, first-served basis, and cannot be guaranteed by the AAFP. 

  • Reservations made after October 14, 2019, will be confirmed on a rate and space available basis. The conference rate is not guaranteed for reservations made after this date.
  • Planet Hollywood Las Vegas Resort & Casino guarantees reservation by credit card. Credit cards will be charged for first night's guestroom and tax at the time of reservation.
  • Reservations may be cancelled without charge up to 72 hours prior to arrival.
  • 50% discount on self-parking

CME Credit Statement

This Live activity, Skin Conditions and Diseases, with a beginning date of November 6, 2019, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 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.

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 25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. 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.
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