From Dermatologic Look-Alikes and Dermatology Clinic in the August 2012 issue of The Clinical Advisor: Erythematous scaling lesions; Painful, itchy foot vesicles and bullae; Enlarging annular plaques and patches.
- To distinguish and properly treat dermatologic conditions with similar presentations.
- To identify and diagnose dermatologic conditions and review up-to-date treatment.
AAPA Category I CME Credit
This program was planned in accordance with AAPA’s CME Standards for Enduring Material Programs and for Commercial Support of Enduring Material Programs.
This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 0.50 hour of AAPA Category I CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Approval is valid for one year from the issue date of August 2012. Participants may submit the self-assessment at any time during that period.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Medical Education Resources (MER) and Haymarket Medical Education. MER is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Medical Education Resources designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
CE for Nurses
Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
NPACE designates this educational activity for a maximum of 0.50 contact hours of credit. Participants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Kerri Robbins, MD
Department of Dermatology
Baylor College of Medicine
Audrey Chan, MD
Department of Dermatology
Baylor College of Medicine
Joe R. Monroe, MPAS, PA
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest
Medical Education Resources ensures balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all our educational programs. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies conflicts of interest with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Conflicts are resolved by MER to ensure all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a CME activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. MER is committed to providing its learners with high-quality CME activities that promote improvements or quality in health care and not the business interest of a commercial interest.
The authors reported the following financial relationships with commercial interests whose products or services may be mentioned in this CME activity:
Kerri Robbins, MD, Audrey Chan, MD, and Joe R. Monroe, MPAS, PA have no financial relationships to disclose.
Publishing Staff Disclosures
The content managers, Joseph Kopcha, Marina Galanakis, and Nicole Blazek of Haymarket Medical Education, have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest relating directly or indirectly to this activity. Carman Ciervo, DO, acting on behalf of Medical Education Resources, has reported that he is on the Speakers’ Bureau for Sunovion Pharmaceuticals.
The content and views presented in this educational activity are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Medical Education Resources and Haymarket Medical Education. The authors have disclosed if there is any discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA in their presentations. The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of Medical Education Resources and/or Haymarket Medical Education. Before prescribing any medicine, primary references and full prescribing information should be consulted. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management.
Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education, American Academy of Physician Assistants, and Medical Education Resources.
CME credit earned by Physician Assistants on myCME.com or through The Clinical Advisor
is provided by Haymarket Medical Education. That is the name you should search for when entering your information on the NCCPA site.
This activity is jointly sponsored by Medical Education Resources and Haymarket Medical Education. for physician CME credit.
The Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of 0.50 contact hours of credit. Participants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Post-tests must be completed and submitted online. You must receive a score of 70% or better on each test taken to obtain credit.
This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 0.50 hour of AAPA Category I CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Approval is valid for one year from the issue date of August 2012. Participants may submit the self-assessment at any time during that period. Post-tests must be completed and submitted online. PAs may register at no charge at www.myCME.com. To obtain 0.50 hour of AAPA Category I CME credit, you must receive a score of 70% or better on each test taken.
To obtain 0.50 CME credit for physicians, a post-test score of 70% or better is required. This activity is offered at no cost to participants. Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully completed this program, answered all test questions, completed the post-test survey, and have received a digital copy of your credit certificate. Your online certificate will be saved on myCME.com within your Profile/Exam History, which you can then access at any time.
WINDOWS PC SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
266-MHz Pentium II; Windows 98 or higher; 64 MB RAM; 800 x 600 screen resolution
set for “High Color (16-Bit)”; Macromedia Flash Player 6 or higher.
MACINTOSH® SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:
Power Mac g3 at 300 MHz; System 8.5 or higher (excluding Mac OSX); 96 MB RAM; 20
MB minimum hard disk space available; 800 x 600 screen resolution set to “Thousands
of Colors”; Macromedia Flash Player 6 or higher.