10112 - Didactic cases in Dermatopathology

Course Director

Meera Mahalingam, M.D.

Description

The course uses a case-based didactic format to illustrate key histologic differentiators in diagnosis of challenging cases in skin pathology.

Credits

AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Opus Medicus designates this Internet enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Credits

In addition to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, Opus Medicus designates this course for Specialty Board MOC Program Credits:

1.0 ABP SAM for MOC Credits1

Accreditation Statement

Opus Medicus is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Tuition Fees

Course & Credits: $24.00

Course Dates

Last Review Date: 22-Nov-2015
Expiration Date: 21-Nov-2018

Objectives

After taking this course, participants will be able to recognize the key features and differential diagnosis of:

1. Subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma.

2. Interdigitating dendritic cell sarcoma presenting extranodally in the skin.

3. Interface dermatitis with pseudomelanotic nests mimicking melanoma-in-situ.

4. Levamisole induced vasculopathy with ecchymosis and necrosis.

5. Kaposi's sarcoma.

Topics

1. Subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma.

2. Interdigitating dendritic cell sarcoma presenting extranodally in the skin.

3. Interface dermatitis with pseudomelanotic nests mimicking melanoma-in-situ.

4. Melan-A staining: pitfalls in interpretation.

5. Levamisole induced vasculopathy with ecchymosis and necrosis.

6. Kaposi's sarcoma.

American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) / Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) Competencies

☑  Patient Care (PC)
☑  Medical Knowledge (MK)
☑  Practice-Based Learning (PBL)

Financial Relationship Disclosure and Content Attestation

Dr. Meera Mahalingam attests that she has no financial relationships with a commercial entity producing healthcare-related products and/or services. Dr. Steven R. Tahan, Education Committee Chair, attests that commercial entities with which he has relationships do not produce healthcare-related products or services relevant to the content of this course. No other person who has provided content for or who can influence the content of this course has disclosed financial relationships with commercial entities that produce healthcare-related products or services relevant to the course content.

There has been no commercial support for this course.

Supported Computer Hardware and Software Configurations2

Supported client computing platforms include:

A broadband Internet connection is required (e.g., cable, DSL, and 3G or 4G wireless). The course presentation is automatically scaled to the size of the display, from 800x480 pixels (minimum supported) to 1920x1200 pixels. On some smart phones, viewing courses may be tedious.

Supported browsers include:

Javascript, cookies, and popups must be enabled on your browser (which is the default configuration for most browsers).


1. Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 Self Assessment Module (SAM) Credits in the American Board of Pathology (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program, in addition to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Participants will earn SAM for MOC credits equivalent to the amount of AMA PRA Category 1 credits claimed for the activity. Upon course completion, participants may download a completion certificate as evidence of completion.

2. The course may also be viewable on other client computing platforms that comply with Internet standards. If you experience technical problems that prevent you from viewing the course, we will promptly issue a full refund upon request.