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Young boys with desquamating skin; Red coalescing lesions on the chest; Peeling rash on the trunk and extremities

Young boys with desquamating skin; Red coalescing lesions on the chest; Peeling rash on the trunk and extremities

Format

Clinical Review

Time to Complete

0.50 hours

Released

November 12, 2013

Expires

November 30, 2014

Maximum Credits

0.50 / AAPA Category I CME Credit
0.50 / AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM
0.50 / CE for Nurses

Accredited Provider

Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education, American Academy of Physician Assistants, and Medical Education Resources.

Educational Objectives

  • To distinguish and properly treat dermatologic conditions with similar presentations.
  • To identify and diagnose dermatologic conditions and review up-to-date treatment.

Program Description

From Dermatologic Look-Alikes and Dermatology Clinic in the November 2013 issue of The Clinical Advisor: Young boys with desquamating skin; Red coalescing lesions on the chest; Peeling rash on the trunk and extremities.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

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Faculty

Christopher Chu
Medical Student
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Adam Rees
Dermatology Resident
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Dustin Larsen
Medical Student
Medical College of Virginia Hospitals
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA

Julia R. Nunley, MD
Professor of Dermatology
Medical College of Virginia Hospitals
Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA

Audrey Chan
Dermatology Resident
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

The authors have nothing to disclose.

Credit

0.50

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 0.50 hour of AAPA Category I CME credit by the Physician Assistant Review Panel. Approval is valid for one year from the issue date of November 2013. Participants may submit the self-assessment at any time during that period.

Credit

0.50

Type

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM

Accreditation Statement

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.

Designation Statement

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.

Credit

0.50

Type

CE for Nurses

Accreditation Statement

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.

Designation Statement

NPACE designates this educational activity for a maximum of 0.50 contact hours of credit. Participants should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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.

Disclaimer

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.

Instructions

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 November 2013. 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.

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