Essentials of Cosmetic Dermatology

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Explore the latest techniques, best practices, and ways to minimize risk with cosmetic procedures at the Essentials of Cosmetic Dermatology.

This 2-day course is designed to provide practical cosmetic dermatology information geared towards dermatology residents and fellows in training, and covers hot topics such as:

  • Use of fillers and neuromodulators (including adverse effects)
  • Liposuction
  • Hair transplantation
  • Lasers
  • Botulinum toxin
  • Cosmeceuticals
  • Treatment of scars

A live patient demonstration of cosmetic techniques will also be included!


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  • Course information

    Course description

    Essentials of Cosmetic Dermatology is designed to provide practical cosmetic dermatology information to residents and fellows in dermatology training programs. Topics include use of fillers and neuromodulators, including adverse effects, liposuction, hair transplantation, lasers, cosmeceuticals and treatment of scars. The course will also include the ever popular live patient demonstrations of cosmetic techniques.

    Target audience

    This course is designed for dermatology residents and fellows in need of training in cosmetic dermatology beyond what is available in residency training programs.

    Learning objectives

    After participation in the course, learners should be able to:

    1. Assess the benefits and risks of performing procedures commonly used in cosmetic dermatology according to a patient’s clinical situation.
    2. Describe the risks of each cosmetic procedure and methods to minimize such risks.
    3. Perform procedures commonly used in cosmetic dermatology, including botulinum toxin injections, laser surgery, fillers, chemical peels, dermabrasion, and liposuction.
    4. Educate patients on appropriate skin care associated with cosmetic dermatology procedures.

    CME accreditation

    The American Academy of Dermatology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    AMA credit designation

    The American Academy of Dermatology designates this live activity for a maximum of 14.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    AAD recognized credit

    This CME activity is recognized by the American Academy of Dermatology for 15.25 AAD recognized credits and may be used toward the American Academy of Dermatology’s Continuing Medical Education Award.


    Questions?

    For more information contact the Member Resource Center (MRC) at:
    Phone: (866) 503-SKIN (7546)  Email:  MRC@aad.org
  • Schedule and faculty

    Schedule and faculty

    Saturday, October 22, 2016

    Time Event
    Faculty
    7:30 a.m.
    Registration and breakfast

    8:15 a.m.
    Welcome and introduction
    Ashish C. Bhatia, MD
    8:30 a.m.
    Beauty and aging
    Thomas E. Rohrer, MD
    9:00 a.m.
    Fillers: HAs and other temporary fillers
    Vincent Bertucci, MD
    9:30 a.m.
    Fillers: Long lasting and permanent
    C. William Hanke, MD
    10:00 a.m.
    Filler complications
    Rachel Pritzker, MD
    10:20 a.m.
    Break
     
    10:30 a.m.
    Botulinum toxins
    Carolyn Jacob, MD
    11:15 a.m.
    Combination therapies
    Sabrina Fabi, MD
    12:00 p.m.
    Lunch
     
    1:00 p.m.
    Blepharoplasty
    Steven M. Rotter, MD
    1:30 p.m.
    Hair transplantation
    Marc Avram, MD
    2:00 p.m.
    Sclerotherapy Vineet Mishra, MD
    2:30 p.m.
    Panel discussion
    Faculty
    3:00 p.m.
    Break  
    3:15 p.m.
    Live patient demonstrations
    Faculty
    5:30 p.m.
    Conclusion  
    6:30 p.m.
    Reception
    All

    Sunday, October 23, 2016

    Time
    Event Faculty
    7:30 a.m.
    Registration and breakfast
     
    8:15 a.m.
    Cosmeceuticals Susan Obagi, MD
    9:00 a.m.
    Laser physics and safety
    Suneel Chilukuri, MD
    9:15 a.m.
    Vascular lasers
    E. Victor Ross, Jr., MD
    9:45 a.m.
    Pigmented lesion lasers
    Amy Derick, MD
    10:15 a.m.
    Break  
    10:30 a.m.
    Resurfacing devices
    (ablative and non-ablative)
    Malanie Palm, MD
    11:00 a.m.
    Skin tightening devices
    Murad Alam, MD
    11:30 a.m.
    Chemical peeling
    Zakia Rahman, MD
    12:00 p.m.
    Lunch  
    1:00 p.m.
    Body contouring devices
    Daniel Pablo Friedmann, MD
    1:45 p.m.
    Photodynamic therapy
    Fernanda H. Sakamoto, MD
    2:00 p.m.
    Liposuction Deanne Robinson, MD
    2:30 p.m.
    Break  
    2:45 p.m.
    Treatment of scars
    Nathan O. Uebelhoer, MD
    3:15 p.m.
    How would you treat this patient?
    Faculty
    4:30 p.m.
    Conclusion  

    Questions?

    For more information contact the Member Resource Center (MRC) at:
    Phone: (866) 503-SKIN (7546)  Email:  MRC@aad.org
  • Registration
    Register here

    Registration will begin on June 29, 2016 at 12 p.m. noon (CT) and will close when the course sells out or September 28, 2016, whichever comes first. Please note, this course has very limited availability.

    Must be AAD graduate member to register, AAD website login is required.

    Registration fee

    Cost for the course is $125. Please be sure to secure your time off prior to registering; cancellations will result in a $50 cancellation fee regardless of reason.

    Cancellation policies

    Registration cancellation must be sent via email to AAD registration office at registration@aad.org by September 28, 2016. A $50 processing fee will apply for all cancellations.  No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after this date and time.

    Persons with disabilities

    The American Academy of Dermatology provides services for persons with disabilities. If special arrangements are required for you to attend this course, please notify the Academy’s Meetings Department at registration@aad.org.


    Questions?

    For more information contact the Member Resource Center (MRC) at:
    Phone: (866) 503-SKIN (7546)  Email:  MRC@aad.org
  • Housing and travel

    Housing

    The Essentials of Cosmetic Dermatology course will be held at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare. A single occupant hotel accommodations will be provided for registrants free of charge for two nights; arrival on Friday, October 21, 2016 and departure on Sunday, October 23, 2016. A hotel confirmation will be sent the week of October 10, 2016. Please note, any incidental charges including food and beverage, will be at the attendee’s expense and will not be covered by the AAD.

    Travel

    The course will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 22, 2016. Please see the course schedule when making your travel arrangements. Travel costs will be at the expense of the registrants and will not be covered by the AAD.


    Questions?

    For more information contact the Member Resource Center (MRC) at:
    Phone: (866) 503-SKIN (7546)  Email:  MRC@aad.org