Acne, Hidradenitis Suppurativa and Pyoderma Gangrenosum

This activity will now be held online via Zoom.  Registrants will receive the invitation to the Zoom meeting as well as other course information via email closer to the conference date. 

Registration Closed

Date:

Friday, April 17, 2020

Location:

Online

Acne, Hidradenitis Suppurativa and Pyoderma Gangrenosum: Pearls, Pitfalls and What's New

This will be an exciting educational event with leaders in the field talking about medical treatment pearls and pitfalls related to their areas of expertise.

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Description

This conference will provide updates regarding medical, procedural and surgical management options for follicular occlusion disorders and pyoderma gangrenosum. We will cover common disorders such as acne and acne variants to topics related to more complex medical dermatology such as pyoderma gangrenosum, hidradenitis suppurativa, dissecting scalp cellulitis and related inflammatory disorders. Experts will also be addressing COVID-19 considerations for dermatologists relating to the clinical presentation and management including telemedicine and billing, pediatric pearls, and the current and future impact in Minnesota. This will be an exciting educational event with leaders in the field talking about medical treatment pearls and pitfalls related to their areas of expertise. View Agenda

Audience

This symposium relates to general, procedural and surgical dermatologists as well internists, infectious disease specialists, rheumatologists, surgeons, and nurses.

Key Topics

  • Acne variants
  • Pyoderma gangrenosum
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa
  • Dissecting scalp cellulitis
  • COVID-19 clinical presentation and management for the dermatologist

Educational Objectives

  • Identify up-to-date and guideline based procedural and medical treatment options for several complex suppurating disorders, including those conditions related to follicular occlusion and pyoderma gangrenosum
  • State the diagnostic criteria for hidradenitis suppurativa
  • Describe a holistic approach to proving medical and palliative care to complex HS patients
  • Discuss the treatment and management of patients within the scope of the COVID-19 pandemic


Provided By

University of Minnesota Medical School, Interprofessional Continuing Education
University of Minnesota, Department of Dermatology

Directors

Noah Goldfarb, MD
Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota- Departments of Medicine and Dermatology

Ronda Farah, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology

Disclosure of Commerical Support

An Acknowledgement of Support will be posted onsite for all activities that have received funding from educational grants.

 

Accreditation

Joint Accreditation LogoIn support of improving patient care, University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Credit Designation Statements

American Medical Association (AMA)

The University of Minnesota, Interprofessional Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

This activity is awarded up to 3.75 ANCC contact hours.

Other Healthcare Professionals

Other healthcare professionals who participate in this CE activity may submit their statement of participation to their appropriate accrediting organizations or state boards for consideration of credit. The participant is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.

 

Registration

Registration is will close on April 16, 2020 at 3:00pm CDT.

Location

This activity will now be held online via Zoom.  Registrants will receive the invitation to the Zoom meeting as well as other course information via email closer to the conference date.