September 2012 Issue of Dialogues
Includes 3 Interviews:
The Genetics of Complex Skin Disease and Targeted
by Stephen Katz, MD, PhD interviewed by Marguerite Thew, MD
Hormones and Aging
by Christine DeWitt, MD interviewed by Lynda S. Kauls,
Update on Head Lice and Scabies
by Stephen Stone, MD interviewed by Stuart
Target Audience: Dermatologists and other health care
professionals who wish to access and update their current knowledge of
- At the conclusion of this learning
activity, participants should be able to:
- Describe genome-wide association
studies and the relationship between single nucleotide polymorphisms and disease
- Describe the potential development of therapies targeting
specific genes or gene products for diseases including psoriasis, atopic
dermatitis and other complex skin diseases.
- Define what constitutes the
term bioidentical hormone and list risks associated with the various
combinations and delivery routes.
- List diagnostic tools to identify scabies
and head lice, and identify the spectrum of treatment options now
CME credit is only available to purchasers. CME expires September 30,
The American Academy of
Dermatology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical
Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
American Academy of Dermatology designates this enduring material for a maximum
of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the
credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AAD Recognized Credit Statement
Dialogues in Dermatology
is recognized by the American Academy of Dermatology for 2.00 AAD Recognized
Credit and may be used toward the AAD Continuing Medical Education Award.
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