2015 VAM: 1201 - Let's Go Skin Deep
This recording covers an overview of allergic contact dermatitis, pathophysiology and clinical evaluation of a patient suspected of allergic contact dermatitis, focusing on differential diagnosis including irritant dermatitis, and specific clinical clues provided by anatomic presentation of a rash as highlighted in the Parameters of Contact dermatitis.
Credit must be claimed by June 30, 2017. Any credit request on or after July 1, 2017 will be subject to an administrative fee.
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Allied Health Professionals
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Recognize appropriate patient selection and clinical evaluation of a patient suspected of allergic contact dermatitis.
2. Describe appropriate and effective patch testing methods for the diagnosis and management of allergic and irritant contact dermatitis.
3. Determine and discuss clinical relevance of patch test reactions.
Dr. Ponciano D. Cruz Jr., MD, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
Dr. Luz S. Fonacier, MD FAAAAI, Winthrop University Hospital, Mineola, NY
Dr. James A. Yiannias, MD, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ
Dr. Sharon Jacob, MD, Loma Linda University, loma linda, CA
Dr. Michael P. Sheehan, MD, Indiana University-Purdue University
Dr. David I. Bernstein, MD FAAAAI, Bernstein Allergy Group, Cincinnati, OH
- 3.50 AttendanceAttendance credit.
- 3.50 CECE credit.
- 3.50 CMECME credit.