CalDerm Virtual Hot Topics
Earn up to 2 CME Credits!
Saturday, February 4 from 8:00 am - 10:30 am PST
Join us for the first CalDerm Virtual Hot Topics of the year!
Faculty will present on timely and relevant topics of interest to Dermatologists to assist member physicians in this uncertain and evolving healthcare environment. While presentations are pre-recorded, faculty members will be present to address any questions or comments LIVE!
How many continuing education does this series offer?
This series is produced to meet the requirements of up to 2 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Learn more about the continuing education credit provided here.
Will the session(s) be recorded?
The pre-recorded presentations will be available to registered attendees ONLY. Recordings will be available for up to 30-days post meeting. The live virtual series will not be recorded – Q&A will only be available to those in attendance.
Registration is required to access the virtual series. Participants MUST join the webinar live to receive CME credit.
Complimentary for CalDerm Members & Residents
Verify membership at www.calderm.org and login. Use Request New Password link if forgotten.
Non-Member Physicians/Other Allied Health Professionals - $95
Distinguished Faculty & Program
8:00 am – 8:30 am | Practical Tips on How to Start a Social Media Campaign
Faculty: Swati Kannan, MD, FACMS, FAAD, UC San Diego Health
Session Learning Objectives:
8:30 – 9:00 AM | Practical Dermatopathology for the Practicing Dermatologist
Faculty: Antoanella Calame, MD, Poway Dermatology
Session Learning Objectives:
9:00 – 9:30 AM | Updates in Laser Therapy
Faculty: Ray Jalian, MD
Dr. Jalian graduated phi beta kappa from the University of California, Los Angeles with a bachelors of science degree in microbiology, immunology and molecular genetics. He attended medical school at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA where he graduated Alpha Omega Alpha. He served as chief resident at UCLA followed by a clinical fellowship at the Wellman Center of Photomedicine at Massachusetts General Hospital. Research interests include pathogenesis and treatment of acne and vascular malformations. Prior to joining the practice, Dr. Jalian was on staff at UCLA Department of Medicine in Santa Monica.
Session Learning Objective(s):
9:30 – 10:00 AM | Skin Cancer Care for Underserved Populations
Faculty: Naiara Barbosa, MD, Mayo Clinic
Session Learning Objectives:
Continuing Education Information
This program is designed to meet the educational needs of board certified dermatologists, dermatologic surgeons, and allied health professionals involved in the care of patients with cutaneous diseases or those who require other cosmetic and surgical dermatology treatments.
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
- Describe why social media is beneficial for dermatologists and patients.
- Identify which platforms are best for dermatologists.
- Summarize beginner strategies for social media implementation to start posting and start growing.
- Assess the utility of new stains and molecular studies.
- Interpret pathology reports and collaborate with their dermatopathologist to decrease medical liability and provide better patient care.
- Describe new and upcoming cosmetic treatments.
- Describe common obstacles to prompt skin cancer care for underserved communities.
- Identify specific populations at risk for delayed care.
- Discuss opportunities to improve access and quality of care.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Medical Education Resources (MER) and CalDerm. MER 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.
Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 ANCC nursing contact hours. Nurses will be awarded contact hours upon successful completion of the activity.
Medical Education Resources is a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 12299, for 2.0 contact hours.
Physician Assistant Credit
Medical Education Resources has been authorized by the American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 2.0 AAPA Category 1 CME Credits. Physician Assistants should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
Disclosure of Relevant Financial Relationships
Medical Education Resources ensures balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all our educational activities. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies relevant financial relationships with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Reported relevant financial relationships are mitigated by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a CE activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis. MER is committed to providing learners with high-quality CE activities that promote improvements or quality in health care and not the business interest of an ineligible company.
The faculty reported the following financial relationships with ineligible companies whose products or services may be mentioned in this activity:
- Swati Kannan, MD, FACMS, FAAD, UC San Diego Health - No financial relationships to disclose
- Antoanella Calame, MD, Poway Dermatology - No financial relationships to disclose
- Ray Jalian, MD - No financial relationships to disclose
- Naiara Barbosa, MD, Mayo Clinic - No financial relationships to disclose
Presentation files are available only for those who participated in the conference as an attendee. If you attended the conference, please login to access these files.