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Session Information

FOC U034 - Patch Test Allergens 101: A Detective's Toolkit

Ticket required for admission, no tuition fee. Ticket holds seat for only 15 minutes after the official start time.

Subject:

Date: Sunday, August 19

CME Credits: 1.50

Location: Room 207

Time: 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Director: Christen M. Mowad, MD, FAAD

Learning Objectives:
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Identify and evaluate patients who will benefit from patch testing.
  • Develop a management plan for the patient suspected of contact allergy.
  • Recognize potential allergens in your patient's environment.

Description:
This session will review patch testing and highlight how this in office technique is beneficial to the patient and provides a valuable tool to the clinician when trying to discern the cause of some dermatoses. The session will help the attendee evaluate the patient suspected of contact allergen and develop a management plan to help educate the patient following patch testing. In addition to reviewing the patch testing technique, allergens of interest beyond standard trays will be discussed.