Since acne vulgaris is one of the most common conditions of pediatric as well as adults, participants will learn a full range of acne treatment modalities. The workshop will start with the basic review and pathophysiology of acne vulgaris. Then the standard medical acne treatment as recommended by American Academy of Dermatology will be discussed including various topicals and oral medications. The participants will learn how to register for the iPledge Program and prescribe isotretinoin (former known as Accutane). Various acne procedures will be demonstrated including acne injection and acne extraction. In addition to the active comedonal lesions, the workshop will cover procedures to treatment acne scar including microdermabrasion, chemical peels, and microneedling.
12:45 - 5:00 p.m. or
7:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
From attending this session, you will be able to:
If you have already registered for the 2017 AAFP FMX, simply return to your confirmation page or call (800) 274-2237 to register for this course.
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Family Medicine Experience (FMX)
Clinical Procedures Workshops
Acne Treatment and Procedures