Wednesday, September 30 - Saturday, October 3, 2020

Skin Conditions and Diseases Livestream

Register by September 20 to save up to $100.

After careful consideration, the AAFP has decided to transition the Skin Conditions and Diseases live course scheduled for September 30 – October 3 in Phoenix, AZ, to a virtual setting.

Get the latest evidence-based information on treating a range of skin conditions and diseases, designed just for family physicians. Simply log in and participate from your home, office, or on the go with the livestream experience.

This unique format is designed in dynamic half-day sessions focused on the topics you need most, including:

  • Melanoma, basal, and squamous cell carcinomas
  • Common surgical and suturing procedures
  • Challenging rashes

Learn to spot skin diseases at subsurface levels when you register for an optional workshop on the noninvasive diagnostic capabilities of dermoscopy.

Why choose AAFP CME?

  • Earn live CME worth up to 23 Prescribed credits.
  • Connect with skin care experts.
  • Improve your dermatology knowledge and skills.
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Skin Conditions and Diseases

September 30 - October 3, 2020

  • Attend the full course or choose from half-day sessions.
  • Stream on any device.

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Fee Per Session*

AAFP Member
Early Bird   $149
Standard    $169

New Physician
Early Bird   $139
Standard    $159

Student or Resident
Early Bird   $109
Standard    $129

Allied Health
Early Bird   $189
Standard    $209

Nonmember
Early Bird   $189
Standard    $209

 

Early bird ends September 20.

*Registration fee for the Dermoscopy Workshop is $240 for all registrants.

Experience livestream with the AAFP

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Can't attend live?

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

Earn Credit

Approved for up to 23 AAFP Prescribed credits - if attending all sessions. 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.

Sessions

The times listed below are central time.

Richard P. Usatine, MD, FAAFP, course chair

Session #101: Wednesday Morning, September 30
 
Session #101: Wednesday Morning, September 30 : 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CTTerminology of Skin Disorders & Topical and Intralesional Steroids
– Richard P. Usatine, MD, FAAFP 
1 credit
Session #101: Wednesday Morning, September 30 : 4 creditsHair & Nail Disorders
Catherine L. Kowalewski, DO, FACP, FAAD
1 credit 
Session #101: Wednesday Morning, September 30 :  Coding & Billing
Gerald Amundsen, MD
1 credit
Session #101: Wednesday Morning, September 30 :  Acne & Rosacea
Catherine L. Kowalewski, DO, FACP, FAAD
1 credit


 

Session #102: Wednesday Afternoon, September 30 
Session #102: Wednesday Afternoon, September 30: 1:15 - 5:45 p.m. CTBasal Cell & Squamous Cell Carcinoma
Jonathan Karnes, MD, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #102: Wednesday Afternoon, September 30: 4 creditsCutaneous Manifestations of Systemic Disease
Catherine L. Kowalewski, DO, FACP, FAAD
1 credit
Session #102: Wednesday Afternoon, September 30:  Dermoscopy Introduction
Jonathan Karnes, MD, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #102: Wednesday Afternoon, September 30:  Psoriasis & Case Studies
Richard P. Usatine, MD, FAAFP
1 credit


 

Session #103: Thursday Morning, October 1 
Session #103: Thursday Morning, October 1: 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CTActinic Keratosis & Benign Neoplasms
Jonathan Karnes, MD, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #103: Thursday Morning, October 1: 4 creditsBacterial Skin Infections & Case Studies
Brian Rayala, MD, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #103: Thursday Morning, October 1:  Wound Care, Skin Ulcers and Pressure Sores
Daniel Stulberg, MD, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #103: Thursday Morning, October 1:  Nevi & Melanoma Cases
Richard P. Usatine, MD, FAAFP
1 credit


 

Session #104: Friday Morning, October 2 
Session #104: Friday Morning, October 2: 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CTFungal Skin Infections
Richard P. Usatine, MD, FAAFP
.5 credit
Session #104: Friday Morning, October 2: 4 creditsEczema & Contact Dermatitis
Jonathan Karnes, MD, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #104: Friday Morning, October 2:  Seborrhea
Richard P. Usatine, MD, FAAFP
.5 credit
Session #104: Friday Morning, October 2:  Common Surgical Procedures
Daniel L. Stulberg, MD, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #104: Friday Morning, October 2:  Infestations (Lice, Scabies, Bed Bugs) and Cutaneous Viral Infections
Edward A. Jackson, MD, FAAFP
1 credit


 

Session #105: Friday Afternoon, October 2
Session #105: Friday Afternoon, October 2: 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. CTDermoscopy Clinical Procedure Workshop 
– Richard P. Usatine, MD, FAAFP & Jonathan Karnes, MD, FAAFP
Session #105: Friday Afternoon, October 2: $240
3 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


 

Session #106: Saturday Morning, October 3 
Session #106: Saturday Morning, October 3: 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. CTChallenging Adult Rashes
Jonathan Karnes, MD, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #106: Saturday Morning, October 3: 4 creditsHidradenitis & Follicular Disorders
Richard P Usatine, MD, FAAFP and Gabriella Gallegos
1 credit
Session #106: Saturday Morning, October 3:  Urticaria & Drug Eruptions
Daniel L. Stulberg, MD, FAAFP
1 credit
Session #106: Saturday Morning, October 3:  Challenging Pediatric Rashes
Richard P. Usatine, MD, FAAFP
.5 credit
Session #106: Saturday Morning, October 3:  COVID-19: Skin Findings
Richard P. Usatine, MD, FAAFP
.5 credit

Note: Session information is subject to change.


Livestream Questions

What should I expect after I register for livestream? 

You will receive an email from Digitell, Inc., our streaming provider, two days prior to the course, with the link to access the livestream and course page. Digitell will also send reminder emails one hour before the start of each day's sessions that you have registered for.

What are the system requirements for the livestream?

For ideal viewing and participation, the learner should have access to the following:

  • Adobe Flash Plug-in
  • Internet Explorer 9+, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Safari
  • High speed internet connection
  • Also compatible with iOS (Apple) and Android based tablets and smartphones

Will the live presentations be recorded?

The live presentations will be recorded. You will receive an email from Digitell, Inc., our streaming provider, with the link to the recordings about 2 weeks after the course. You will have unlimited access to these sessions for six months after the course. These archive sessions are not approved for CME credit.

What if I want to cancel my livestream registration?

Standard AAFP live course cancellation policies still apply.

What if I'm not satisfied with the livestream experience?

Please contact the AAFP Member Resource Center at 800-274-2237 or aafp@aafp.org no later than 5 p.m. CT, Monday, October 5, 2020.


CME Credit Statement

Participants should report CME credit only for the sessions they have registered for and completed.

This Live activity, Skin Conditions and Diseases, with a beginning date of September 30, 2020, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 23 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 23 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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Can't attend live?

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