Accreditation The American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation Statement: The American Medical Directors Association designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AMDCP Credit Designation: This session has been approved for a total of clinical 1.0 credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: The session will provide an overview on the diagnosis and management of cutaneous diseases common in long term care. Specifically, the presenter will address pruritic skin disorders, bullous diseases, common skin cancers, scabies, keratotic skin disorders and purpura.
Describe pruritic skin diseases, including those refractory to standard therapy.
Diagnose and manage common manifestations of ectoparasite exposures.
Diagnose expeditiously and manage bullous cutaneous disorders in older adults in long term care.
Recognize and manage low-risk skin cancers.
Speakers(s): Richard P. Usatine, MD; Dianne Rudolph, PhD, GNP
Disclosure(s): Richard P. Usatine, MD has no financial disclosures to report. Dianne Rudolph, PhD, GNP
References(s): Written works by the presenter which are used for reference are Skin Surgery: A Practical Guide and The Color Atlas of Family Medicine.