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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.
Sunday, August 19
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Christen M. Mowad, MD, FAAD
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.
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.