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Saturday, March 22
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Ethan A. Lerner, MD, PhD, FAAD
- Timothy G. Berger, MD, FAAD
- Suephy C. Chen, MD, FAAD
- Sarina Elmariah, MD
- Martin Steinhoff, MD, PhD
- Gil Yosipovitch, MD
Following this course, the attendee should be able to:
- Recognize different types of itch.
- Evaluate and manage acute and chronic itches.
- Describe the pathophysiology of these itches.
Itch is the most common of skin symptoms. It occurs in both skin and systemic diseases, impacts quality of life and can be a challenge to treat successfully. Substantial progress is now being made in understanding itch. Expert clinicians will communicate their experience in the diagnosis and management of itches.
|Saturday, March 22|
|3:30 PM||Introduction to Itch / Dr. Lerner|
|3:30 PM||The Impact of Itch on Quality of Life / Dr. Chen|
|3:50 PM||Your Brain on Itch / Dr. Yosipovitch|
|4:10 PM||Mechanisms of Itch / Dr. Steinhoff|
|4:30 PM||Itch in the Elderly / Dr. Berger|
|4:50 PM||New Treatments / Dr. Elmariah|
|5:10 PM||Discussion / All faculty|