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Growth on the fingers

Growth on the fingers

Format

Clinical Review

Time to Complete

15 minutes

Released

August 9, 2011

Expires

August 31, 2012

Program Description

Two patients present with growths on the fingers. The first patient, black woman aged 45 years, presents with papules on the outside of her pinkies that had been present since birth, had not grown and did not bother her. The second, is a man aged 40 years with a six-month history of a growth on the side of one middle finger. Can you differentiate between the two?

Educational Objectives

To improve the clinician’s ability to distinguish and properly treat dermatologic conditions with similar presentations.

Disclosure

The author has no relationships to disclose relating to the content of this article.

Faculty

Noah S. Scheinfeld, MD, JD
Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology
Columbia University
New York, NY

Accredited Provider

Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education and American Academy of Physician Assistants

CME credit earned by Physician Assistants on myCME.com or through The Clinical Advisor is provided by Haymarket Medical. That is the name you should search for when entering your information on the NCCPA site.

Credit

0.25

Type

AAPA Category I CME credit

Accreditation Statement

This program was planned in accordance with AAPA’s CME Standards for Enduring Material Programs and for Commercial Support of Enduring Material Programs.

Designation Statement

This program has been reviewed and is approved for a maximum of 0.25 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 2011. Participants may submit the self-assessment at any time during that period.

Credit

0.25

Type

CE for Nurses

Accreditation Statement

NPACE is an approved provider of continuing education by the Massachusetts Association of Registered Nurses, Inc. (MARN), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

Designation Statement

NPACE designates this educational activity for a maximum of 0.25 contact hour of credit. Participants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Instructions

The Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education designates this educational activity for a maximum of 0.25 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 0.25 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 2011. 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 0.25 hour of AAPA Category I CME credit, you must receive a score of 70% or better on each test taken.

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