Psoriasis and Other Scaly Skin Disorders: Keys to Treating the Lower Extremity

Course Description
The speaker will be discussing questions and issues commonly reported by foot and ankle specialists post-October 1 regarding their implementation of ICD-10. Solutions will be reviewed.

PICA is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PICA has approved this activity for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education contact hours.

Learning Objectives
The attendee will be able to:

  1. Discuss the first line treatment for an inflammatory skin disorder.
  2. Understand the non-steroidal options for topical therapy.
  3. Provide various differential diagnoses to consider when faced with a red, scaly rash.

Intended Audience
Podiatric physicians

Time to Complete Activity
1.0 hours

Cost
No charge

Commercial Interest
No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.

 

Faculty

Tracey Vlahovic, DPM
Dr. Vlahovic is an Associate Professor and J. Stanley and Pearl Landau Faculty Fellow at the Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine (TUSPM) in Philadelphia. She is board certified in foot surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. Dr. Vlahovic currently teaches the Fundamentals of Dermatology course at TUSPM and has received numerous teaching awards. She has authored several articles in peer-reviewed journals and is involved in multiple clinical research trials for various dermatological therapies and devices.

Disclosure Statement
In accordance with the Council on Podiatric Medical Education’s Standards, Requirements and Guidelines for Approval of Sponsors of Continuing Education in Podiatric Medicine, any relevant financial relationships of a faculty member with commercial interest must be disclosed to program participants. Dr. Vlahovic doesn’t have any to disclose.

Program Title:
Psoriasis and Other Scaly Skin Disorders: Keys to Treating the Lower Extremity

Date Recorded:
2/24/16

Date Activity Terminates:
2/24/19 (3 years after recorded date)

Sponsored by the Podiatry Insurance Company of America (PICA). PICA is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine.

Note: Participants may only receive contact hours once per course.

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