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Session Information

CRS C011 - Basic Contact Dermatitis

Tuition fee and ticket required for admission


Date: Saturday, March 02

CME Credits: 3.00

Location: Room A110/111

Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Director: Sharon E. Jacob, MD, FAAD


  • Mark D.P. Davis, MD, FAAD
  • Vincent Anthony DeLeo, MD, FAAD
  • Alison Ehrlich, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Anthony F. Fransway, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Heather P. Lampel, MD, MPH, FAAD - Handout
  • Susan T. Nedorost, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Michael P. Sheehan, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Jacob P. Thyssen, MD, PhD - Handout

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

  • Diagnose allergic contact dermatitis and recognize the differential diagnoses
  • Use patch testing to evaluate the patient

The purpose of this session is an introduction to contact dermatitis. It will focus on the differential diagnosis of allergic contact dermatitis and the BASICS of patch testing and photo patch testing. In addition we will highlight some specific topics with the field: musician, hand, plant, and occupational dermatitis, as well as ACD in the atopic.


Saturday, March 02
9:00 AMdefining the differential diagnosis / Dr. Sheehan
9:20 AMBasics of patch testing - technique, relevance and education / Dr. Nedorost
9:40 AMMusician dermatitis / Dr. Fransway
10:00 AMPlant associated contact dermatitis / Dr. Ehrlich
10:20 AMQuestion time / All faculty
10:30 AMACD in the atopic patient / Thyssen
10:50 AMhand dermatitis / Dr. Davis
11:10 AMBasics of Occupational Dermatitis / Dr. Lampel
11:30 AMPhotocontact Dermatitis / Dr. DeLeo
11:50 AMQuestion time /