SKIN - Practical Dermatology for the Generalist 2016

Chicago, IL US
April 15, 2016 to April 16, 2016

The 2016 SKIN: Practical Dermatology for the Generalist course is full and we are no longer accepting persons on the waitlist. 

Registration is open and information is available for the 2017 SKIN: Practical Dermatology for the Generalist course on April 7-8, 2017, in Orlando, Florida!

Thank you for your interest!

Course Directors: Alison J. Bruce, M.B., Ch.B.Christopher J. Arpey, M.D.Steven A. Nelson, M.D.

SKIN: Practical Dermatology for the Generalist is a first-ever Mayo Clinic course taught by expert dermatologists from the three Mayo Clinic national practices in Minnesota, Florida and Arizona with the goal of teaching practical dermatology to the non-dermatologist. The course will consist of interactive lectures covering multiple aspects of dermatology including management of moles, skin infections, cancers, rashes, lumps and bumps, and simple dermatologic procedures. The information presented will be relevant to a broad range of non-dermatologists and primary care providers, including physician assistants, general practitioners, internists, and nurse practitioners; it will allow these practitioners to feel comfortable caring for patients with skin conditions.

Course Highlights

•    Approximately 5 hours of pharmacology content.
•    Bread & Butter Dermatology
•    What’s This on My Skin?
•    The Itchy Patient
•    Acne is Still a Problem
•    Fungus Among Us
•    Common Rashes in Children
•    The Changing Mole
•    When It Isn’t Dermatitis
•    Tricks to Learn from the Dermatologist
•    Easy Office Procedures

Registration Information
To register for this course, you will first need to set up a profile and login. Once logged in, return to this page and scroll to the bottom to select the sessions you would like to enroll in. 

Registration Fees
Physicians/Scientists $595
Residents, Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners $525

Additional Information
Course Brochure
Course Schedule
Credit Information
Lodging and Travel 

Target Audience

This course is intended for M.D.’s, Residents, PA’s, NP’s, and APN’s who are family practitioners and have an interest in learning basic dermatologic care giving. Practitioners currently providing dermatologic care will also benefit from this course as it highlights gems in dermatologic practice.

Exhibit Opportunity
This course offers the unique opportunity for commercial companies to interact with health care providers and highlight their products and services. If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at this course, please complete the exhibit forms and submit to Kathy Fuqua.




Learning Objectives

Upon conclusion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Evaluate a variety of skin lesions, differentiating common and benign lesions from those which require more aggressive management.
  • Recognize the need for appropriate sample technique and the role of pathology in directing management.
  • Recognize and differentiate common rashes from those which can be life threatening, and determine when referral is indicated.
  • Recognize and appropriately treat common dermatoses. 
  • Integrate the rationale and use of various topical and systemic therapies including corticosteroids, anti-fungals and antibiotics.
  • Integrate knowledge of skin cancer management into practice.


Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 15.25 AAD
  • 15.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 15.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
Event starts: 
04/15/2016 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
04/16/2016 - 5:00pm
Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile
511 North Columbus Drive
Chicago, IL 60611
United States

Available Credit

  • 15.25 AAD
  • 15.00 AAFP Prescribed
  • 15.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

Accreditation Period

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There are no more spaces available for this course. You will need to be logged into your account to be added to the waitlist.