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Masterclasses in Dermatology offers accreditation/CME certification intended for physicians and their extenders in multiple therapeutic areas including gastroenterology, rheumatology, dermatology, surgery, and ophthalmology.

This activity is jointly provided by Medical Education Resources and Masterclasses in Dermatology

Target Audience: Dermatologists, as well as specialists in other therapeutic areas, e.g., gastroenterology, rheumatology, dermatology, surgery and ophthalmology.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

  • Describe the relationship between the pathophysiology of dermatologic diseases and the mechanism of action of new, existing and emerging treatments.
  • Outline the roles of current and emerging topical, systemic and surgical treatments for dermatologic diseases and their co-morbidities.
  • Develop collaborative care guidance that improves the management of patients with systemic manifestations of dermatologic diseases and their co-morbidities.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Medical Education Resources (MER) and Cosmetic Bootcamp.  MER is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation

Physician Credit Designation

AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM

Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for approximately 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Credit Designation

American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)

Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for approximately 18 ANCC nursing contact hours.  Nurses will be awarded contact hours upon successful completion of the activity.

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Certification Board recognizes and accepts continuing education (CE) for approximately 18  contact hours from activities approved by AMA, ACCME, ANCC, AANP, AAFP and AACN.

Physician Assistant Credit Designation

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)

Medical Education Resources has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for approximately  18 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

It is the policy of Medical Education Resources to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies conflicts of interest with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Conflicts are resolved by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing education activity conforms to the generally accepted standards of experimental design, data collection, and analysis.

Fee Information

Registration fees apply for participation in this activity.