Who Should Attend?
The Practical Symposium is an educational meeting designed for:
Plastic Surgeons that Treat Skin Disorders
Family Practitioners that Treat Skin Disorders
Podiatrists that Treat Skin Disorders
Dermatology Physician Assistants
Dermatology Nurse Practitioners
Dermatology and Mohs Fellows
Top 5 Reasons to Attend
1) ~25 Hours of Category 1 CME Credits Taught by World-Renowned Luminaries
Virtually all of the major topics of dermatology and dermatopathology will be covered in this 4-day comprehensive seminar. Learn the essentials of clinicopathologic correlation, the cornerstone of dermatology and dermatopathology. You can satisfy your entire yearly CME requirements in one meeting.
2) MOC Credit
AB Dermatology and AB Pathology members have the opportunity to earn MOC credits.
3) Sessions on Fillers, Superficial Radiation Therapy, Molecular Diagnosis and Prognosis, Pediatric Dermatology, Therapeutics and more...
Creative sessions on updates in these important topics are included for more intense didactic education.
4) Slide Review Sessions Taught by Up and Coming Leaders in Dermatology and Dermatopathology
We will have a comprehensive slide review session that will prepare those studying for recertification or other examinations taught by some of the most brilliant rising superstars in the field of dermatopathology.
5) Beaver Creek, Colorado in Summer is One of the Most Desirable Places to Be!
All sessions will begin early in the morning so there will be time to enjoy the beautiful Vail Valley in the afternoon. There are many enjoyable activities that will be available including hiking, golf, white water rafting, hot air ballooning and mountain biking among others. Beaver Creek is a great destination for families so you are welcome to bring your spouse and children. We will reconvene in the evening for enjoyable social events and review of interesting and challenging cases.
We would be honored to have you join us. We know that you will come away learning an incredible amount and have a great time in the process.
Practical Symposium Goals & Information
Achieve your educational goals with the ability to earn ~25 CME hours and MOC credits
Comprehensive agenda topics covering numerous aspects of dermatology and dermatopathology through engaging lectures with clinicopathologic correlation
Advance your knowledge base by interacting in live demonstrations featuring emerging dermatologic technologies
Access to specialty and industry luminaries to strengthen your clinical and diagnostic skill sets
Expand your professional and social networks by mingling with colleagues, key opinion leaders, and industry executives
Prepare for the board or recertification exam through intense self-assesment and review sessions
Attendees will be able to:
Translate the current trends and future innovations associated with clinical dermatology and dermatopathology
Demonstrate an improved knowledge base of the various treatment options and the use of multiple modalities in treating specific dermatologic disorders
Recall the basic principles for treatment of dermatologic disorders including biologics, combination therapy and the future of treatment
Implement learned skills about the clinical and histopathologic features, management and treatment of common skin cancers and non-cancerous skin disorders
Evaluate new diagnostic and treatment algorithms for pigmented neoplasms (including melanoma), carcinomas and inflammatory conditions
Assess the use of physical therapies in the treatment of skin lesions including cryotherapy, radiation therapy, photodynamic therapy and light therapy