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Dermatologic Surgery: Focus on Skin Cancer

May 27, 2016 @ 6:15 am - May 29, 2016 @ 12:45 pm

Registration – Elective Microscope Lab Open (Laboratory Faculty): Tuesday, May 24th, 3:00-7:00pm

Location

This Memorial Day Weekend, attendees of Dermatologic Surgery: Focus on Skin Cancer will participate in an exciting educational program, within the “jewel box” atmosphere of coastal Orange County, California. Adjacent to the hotel, within walking distance, is Fashion Island, an exquisite open-air shopping experience, featuring beautiful architectural details, tranquil fountains, and an assortment of gourmet and pampering activities to maximize the vacation feel of the destination.

Other nearby leisure pursuits include the quaint Balboa Island, Corona del Mar, Catalina Island, Disneyland, and Laguna Beach – plus five area golf courses, peaceful hiking trails, sparkling tide pools and other natural sanctuaries, and spectacular harbor cruises.

Program Overview

Meeting directors have incorporated new topics that highlight the latest advances in skin cancer diagnosis and treatment, comprehensive literature reviews, and stimulating panel discussions covering novel reconstruction approaches, melanoma treatment options, and the management of challenging non-melanoma tumors. Other topics address changing practice dynamics for derm surgeons.

Elective laboratory microscope sessions on Thursday, Friday and Saturday afternoons feature both challenging Mohs cases and other “unknown” tumors presented by dermatopathologists on faculty. Face-to-face small group sessions will add another valuable dimension to these dermatopathology exercises.

Educational Objectives

Following participation in this activity, physician attendees should be able to:

  • Recognize and diagnose skin cancer with greater accuracy.
  • Broaden their expertise in the medical and surgical treatment of skin cancer.
  • Refine their repertoire of closure techniques as appropriate to a wide range of surgical defects.
  • Expand their knowledge and utilization of melanoma treatment options.

Accreditation Statement

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Scott & White and the American Society for Mohs Surgery (ASMS). Scott & White is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

Scott & White designates this live activity for a maximum of 27.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure

As a provider accredited by the ACCME, it is the policy of Scott & White to require the disclosure of anyone in a position to control the content of an educational activity. All relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests and/or manufacturers must be disclosed to participants at the beginning of the activity.


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Details

Start:
May 27, 2016 @ 6:15 am
End:
May 29, 2016 @ 12:45 pm

Organizer

American Society for Mohs Surgery
Phone:
1-800-616-2767
Email:
[email protected]
Website:
www.mohssurgery.org

Venue

Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa
900 Newport Center Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92660 United States
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Phone:
877-622-3056
Website:
https://resweb.passkey.com/go/AmericanSocietyforMohs

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Office Information

American Society for Mohs Surgery
6475 East Pacific Coast Highway, Box 700
Long Beach, CA 90803-4201
 
Telephone: (714) 379-6262 or
(800) 616-2767
 
Facsimile: (714) 362-9540