Clinical Procedures Workshops

Dermoscopy Workshop for Skin Cancer Diagnosis

This workshop is offered in a flipped classroom educational format that also includes an online module. Learn more.

The dermoscopy workshop will improve your knowledge and skills diagnosing skin cancers with a dermatoscope. Participants will learn the dermoscopic features of skin cancers and apply this new knowledge to unknown cases. There will also be a hands-on component with various dermatoscopes.

Friday, October 12, 2018

12:15 - 3:15 p.m. (CME407) or

Saturday, October 13, 2018

8:00 - 11:00 a.m. (CME408)


From attending the workshop, you will be able to:

  • Examine different skin lesions using dermoscopes to determine typical pathologic patterns of types of skin cancer.
  • Utilize dermoscopy to differentiate seborrheic keratosis from melanocytic lesions. 
  • Integrate checklists and evaluation tools into a dermoscopic examination of suspected skin lesions and melanoma to compile an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan.
  • Conduct a cost/benefit analysis of dermoscopes in your practice.

If you have already registered for the 2018 AAFP FMX, simply return to your confirmation page or call (800) 274-2237 to register for this course.