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WSP103 - Hands-on: The Patient Encounter: Medication Management

Sunday, February 18; 1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

Learning Objectives

Following this course, the attendee should be able to:

  • Practice communication skills in a realistic simulated clinical scenario: medication management.
  • Receive feedback on communication and counseling skills.
  • Describe personal reflections after the encounter and identify areas for individualized improvement.


This session will include a one-on-one simulated clinical encounter with an actor patient in which the attendee will counsel a standardized patient on medication management. The purpose of this session is to get hands-on practice with patient counseling and education and then to provide the attendee with feedback on their counseling and communication skills. A rare opportunity to practice challenging conversations in a safe and realistic setting with feedback, the attendee will be invited to reflect on the encounter and identify areas for individualized improvement. This activity has been approved by the American Board of Dermatology (ABD) for up to 5 MOC Component 2 Self-Assessment points. For more information about MOC, please visit the ABD website at www.abderm.org.


  • Shinkai, Kanade, MD, PhD: no financial relationships exist with commercial interests.
Event Details
  • Date
    Sunday, February 18
  • Time
    1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
  • Location
    Room 10
  • CME Credits
  • Type
  • Kanade Shinkai, MD, PhD, FAAD