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FOC U014 - Treatment of Actinic Keratosis: Playing the Field

Open admission to eligible categories, no tuition or ticket


Date: Friday, August 02

CME Credits: 1.50

Location: Sutton South

Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Director: Gary Goldenberg, MD, FAAD

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

  • Outline therapeutic considerations when confronted with actinic keratoses.
  • Discuss various modalities for field treatment of actinic keratoses.
  • Design a therapeutic ladder and formulate combination treatment for more challenging cases.

This session will enable the physician to methodically evaluate patients with actinic keratoses and approach management in a logical, step-wise manner. Treatment options for mild to intractable field cancerization will be discussed, including topical agents, photodynamic therapy, resurfacing, chemowraps, and oral medications. Case-based review will highlight practical tips and clarify factors important for medical decision-making.