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Session Information

FRM F027 - An Evidence-Based Approach to Nails: Expert Management of Common Problems

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Friday, March 21

CME Credits: 2.00

Location: Mile High Ballroom 2B

Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Director: Curtis T. Thompson, MD

  • Jeffrey J. Meffert, MD, FAAD - Handout
  • Bianca Maria Piraccini, MD - Handout
  • Phoebe Rich, MD, FAAD
  • Antonella Tosti, MD - Handout

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

  • Develop an evidence-based approach to common nail disorders
  • Diagnose and manage the most common nail disorders
  • Discuss challenging aspects of treating common nail disorders

Common disorders affecting the nail unit can be both difficult to diagnose as well as manage. In this forum, attendees will learn how nail experts approach common nail unit disorders. An evidence-based approach will be employed to introduce attendees to optimal methods of diagnosis and management of common nail unit disorders. Alternative, lesser known, available therapies for nail unit disorders will be discussed, as well as the speakers’ experience with such techniques. Finally, experts will relate important issues key to patient care to avoid adverse outcomes related to common nail unit disorders.