Oakstone CME Dermatopathology – Masters of Pathology Series

Cost: $795

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Learn from an Industry Trailblazer

Dermatopathology – Masters of Pathology Series, is directed by Jerad M. Gardner, MD, #1 Trailblazer of the Lab on The Pathologist’s 2019 Power List. Join Dr. Gardner as he presents a pragmatic approach to dealing with skin biopsies, common conundrums and more. Through informative microscopy sessions and practical discussions, this dermatopathology continuing medical education program will improve your ability to:

  • Interpret requisition sheets and understand clinical dermatology terminology
  • Apply a structured approach to analysis and classification of keratoses, neoplasms, adnexal tumors, sarcomas
  • Recognize and diagnose common lesions and unique nevus subtypes
  • Report diagnoses that will be understood and result in optimal patient care

Learning Objectives

After viewing this program, the participant will be better able to:

  • Diagnose actinic keratosis, verruca, seborrheic keratosis, and squamous cell carcinoma and have practical ways of dealing with uncertain cases or small biopsies
  • Apply a structured approach to analyzing melanocytic lesions and distinguishing nevus from melanoma
  • Recognize unique subtypes of nevus and melanoma that may easily misdiagnosed
  • Apply a structured approach to classifying skin adnexal tumors
  • Recognize serious non-neoplastic dermatologic conditions that are often urgent or emergent clinically and handle them appropriately and expediently
  • Utilize a pattern based descriptive approach to evaluating and reporting inflammatory skin biopsies
  • Identify and recognize important sarcomas that often arise in skin
  • Recognize and diagnose various fibrohistiocytic, myxoid, and other spindle cell lesions that commonly present in skin
  • Recognize select hematolymphoid and histiocytic entities that commonly present in skin

Intended Audience

This educational activity is intended for practicing pathologists.

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