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Selected Topics in Dermatology and Emergency Medicine
7-Night Alaska Cruise Conference
from Seattle, Washington to Vancouver, British Columbia
September 13 - 20, 2019
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14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 Contact Hours
4 Hours of Pharmacology for NPs
$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy & Dentists
$695 for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners
$495 Nurses, Residents, Students & Others
BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.
- Know the biological effects of UVL
- Recognize impact on skin
- Know how to block UVL
- Describe Vitamin D & sunlight interactions
- Seborrheic Dermatitis
- Differentiate among 4 red face rashes: acne rosacea, acne vulgaris, perioral dermatitis & seborrheic dermatitis
- Be able to treat effectively
- Manage recurrences
- Acne Vulgaris
- Distinguish acne vulgaris from other red facial rashes
- Know the factors causing acne vulgaris
- Direct treatment to each factor
- Recognize & manage side effects
- Atopic Dermatitis
- Describe 5 pathogenic factors of atopic dermatitis (dryness, infection, contactants, pruritus, & allergy)
- Instruct patient & family in managing these 5 factors
- Impart knowledge of prognosis & genetics
- Herpes Zoster
- Manage acute herpes zoster to reduce acute pain
- Prevent post-herpetic neuralgia
- Shorten the course & prevent complications
- Use the zoster vaccine effectively
- Use knowledge of epidemiology for prevention & treatment
- Differentiate cellulitis from pseudo-cellulitis
- Assess the patient for precipitating causes
- Treat as an outpatient
- Manage causes to prevent recurrences
- Psoriasis Vulgaris
- Be able to differentiate psoriasis, the marker disease for the papulosquamous diseases, from the others
- Manage comorbidities of psoriasis
- Manage mild cases
- Know when to refer patients with psoriasis for speciality care
- Rapid Trauma Assessment and Stabilization
- Upon completion of this activity participants should be able to diagnose and manage significant traumatic injuries and apply initial stabilization techniques
- Hemorrhagic Shock Recognition and Treatment
- Upon completion of this activity participants should be able to distinguish patients in true hemorrhagic shock and apply current treatment strategies and ascertain if blood product utilization is appropriate
- Sepsis and Septic Shock Recognition and Treatment
- Upon completion of this activity participants should be able to diagnose and manage patients in septic shock and apply recommended treatment strategies
- ST Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Recognition and Treatment
- Upon completion of this activity participants should be able to diagnose and asses based on pertinent patient history and ECG's of typical and atypical ST elevation myocardial infarctions and apply current treatment recommendations
- Cardiogenic Shock Recognition and Treatment
- Upon completion of this activity participants should be able to diagnose and asses patients in cardiogenic shock and apply evidence based current treatment recommendations to stabilize their patients
- Cerebral Vascular Accident/Stroke Recognition and Treatment
- Upon completion of this activity participants should be able to diagnose and treat patient's with symptoms concerning for acute stroke, large vessel occlusion and intracerebral hemorrhage and apply current treatment recommendations
- Rapid Sequence Intubation (RSI) Update and Techniques
- Upon completion of this activity participants should be able to apply updated techniques and knowledge of available medications on situation based airway emergencies and distinguish the most appropriate medications to perform RSI safely
We can assist you with all your travel arrangements. We'd be happy to help you plan your flights, hotels or tours before and/or after your cruise conference.
Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, Bryan-College Station Campus, Bryan, TX
Regional EMS Medical Director
Dr. Buzzard is a board certified emergency physician in the St. Joseph emergency department in Bryan, Texas. The facility is a level II trauma center, and the largest hospital in the region.
He is also a board certified emergency medical services (EMS) medical director and serves as the EMS medical director for the CHI St. Jospeh EMS system, CHI St. Joseph Air Med 12, the City of Bryan Fire Department, the Robertson County EMS system, and the Waller County EMS system.
His areas of interest and expertise are in trauma, critical care medicine, and emergency medical services.
Recipient of the American Academy of Dermatology's Master Dermatologist Award for 2015
Roy S. Rogers III, MD
Dr. Roy S. Rogers, III is a Professor of Dermatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He practiced dermatology and oral dermatology at Mayo Clinic Rochester 1973-2010 and serves as a Consultant in Dermatology at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Dr. Rogers served as student and then academic dean of the Mayo Medical School (1982-1989). He then became Dean, Mayo School of Health-Related Sciences for ten years. He was recognized as a Distinguished Educator by Mayo Clinic Rochester in 2004. Dr. Roy S. Rogers, III is a Professor of Dermatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He practiced dermatology and oral dermatology at Mayo Clinic Rochester 1973-2010 and serves as a Consultant in Dermatology at Mayo Clinic in Arizona. Dr. Rogers served as student and then academic dean of the Mayo Medical School (1982-1989). He then became Dean, Mayo School of Health-Related Sciences for ten years. He was recognized as a Distinguished Educator by Mayo Clinic Rochester in 2004.
Dr. Rogers was made an Honorary Member of the AAD in 2007. In 2010 he was accorded Honorary Membership in the British Society of Oral Medicine and was recognized as a Lifetime Career Educator by the Dermatology Foundation. In 2012, Dr. Rogers was made an Honorary Member of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. In 2015, the 18,000 member AAD recognized him with the Master Dermatologist Award, an award given to one dermatologist a year.
Dr. Rogers has presented numerous named lectureships and served as Visiting Professor at many academic institutions in the United States, Canada, and around the world. In 1999, Dr. Rogers gave the first Ahmed Lecture at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. In 2000, Dr. Rogers was the keynote speaker at the first joint meeting of the British Society of Oral Medicine and the British Society of Oral Pathology. In addition, he gave the keynote address at the International Association of Oral Pathology later that year. Dr. Rogers has been recognized by the International League of Dermatological Societies for his dedication to international dermatological education with the recognition of having taught in 55 countries over the years.
Dr. Rogers completed his medical education at the Ohio State University College of Medicine and his internship at the Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester. He was a postdoctoral research fellow and resident in Dermatology at Duke University Medical Center. He then completed his training with an NIH fellowship and residency at Mayo Clinic where he earned his MS in Dermatology from the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine before joining the Staff of the Mayo Clinic in 1973. Dr. Rogers is certified in Dermatology, Dermatopathology and Dermatologic Immunopathology.