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CRS C030 - Infectious Diseases

Tuition fee and ticket required for admission


Date: Tuesday, March 25

CME Credits: 6.00

Location: Mile High Ballroom 3B

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Director: Ronald P. Rapini, MD, FAAD - Handout

  • Carolyn A. Bangert, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Francisco G. Bravo, MD
  • Nooshin Ketabchi Brinster, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Ana M. Ciurea, MD, FAAD
  • George W. Elgart, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Tammie C. Ferringer, MD, FAAD
  • Whitney A. High, MD, FAAD
  • Carrie L. Kovarik, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Steven Randolph Mays, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Arjen F. Nikkels, MD, PhD - Handout
  • Theodore Rosen, MD, FAAD
  • Kenneth J. Tomecki, MD, FAAD
  • Stephen K. Tyring, MD, PhD, FAAD
  • Richard C Wang, MD, PhD, FAAD - Handout

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

  • 1. Diagnose and treat skin infections appropriately.
  • 2. Differentiate skin infections from mimics of infection.
  • 3. Recognize the importance of emerging infectious agents.

This session provides an update on infectious diseases that affect the skin, including diagnosis and treatment pearls. The course is designed as a comprehensive update for the practicing dermatologist as well as for residents. 6.00 Category I CME Credits


  • 1. Cutaneous simulants of infectious disease. Int J Dermatol 2011 Sep;50(9):1043-57.
  • 2. Infectious skin diseases: a review and needs assessment. Dermatol Clin 2012 Jan;30(1):141-51, ix-x.
  • 3. Cutaneous infestations and infections. Adolesc Med State Art Rev 2011 Apr;22(1):129-45, ix.


Tuesday, March 25
9:00 AMBarnyard Zoonoses / Dr. Ferringer
9:25 AMDermatologic Threats from Exotic Pets / Dr. Rosen
9:50 AMHIV-related Skin Disease / Dr. Kovarik
10:15 AMSelected Deep Fungi: Recognition and Treatment / Dr. Elgart
10:40 AMInfections from the Southern Hemisphere / Dr. Bravo
11:05 AMVaccines to Prevent Infectious Diseases / Dr. Tyring
11:30 AMInfections Related to Biologic Therapy / Dr. Bangert
11:55 AMQuestions and Answers / All faculty
12:00 PMBreak /
2:00 PMLeishmaniasis / Dr. Tomecki
2:25 PMHansen's Disease in the USA / Dr. Mays
2:45 PMMimickers of Infectious Diseases / Dr. Ciurea
3:10 PMEmerging Roles of Polyomaviruses / Dr. Wang
3:35 PMHerpes Zoster / Dr. Nikkels
4:00 PMSpirochetes / Dr. Brinster
4:25 PMSTDs Other than Syphilis / Dr. High
4:50 PMQuestions and Answers / All faculty