Derm Update  
 
Continuing Medical Education
Faculty of Medicine
The University of British Columbia

Fall Dermatology Update 1997 for Family Practitioners
Saturday, October 4, 1997
G.F. Strong Rehabilitation Centre, 4255 Laurel Street, Vancouver, BC
Auditorium

Sponsored by: Division of Dermatology and Division of Continuing Medical Education, University of British Columbia

Contents

Comments From Previous Registrants Contents
   
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Course Description Contents

This program will review aspects of diagnosis of hair loss, skin cancer and connective tissue diseases in children. There will also be presentations on the treatment of psoriasis, warts and the use of laser therapy in skin disease. The afternoon session will include a discussion of cosmetics and sunscreens, common causes of contact dermatitis, and skin parasites. All family practitioners who wish an update on dermatology diagnosis and management will find this update of value.

Benefits of Attending Contents
  • Improve your diagnostic abilities in hair loss, skin cancer and childhood connective tissue disease.
  • Improve your treatment capabilities in psoriasis and warts as well as be able to advise patients of the value of laser therapy for specific skin diseases.
  • Advise your patient on appropriate use of cosmetics and sunscreens.
  • Identify the causes of contact dermatitis.
  • Recognize and effectively treat skin parasites found in British Columbia.
Program Contents
   
 Moderator:  Dr. Vincent Ho  
 0730  Final Registration -  
   Coffee and Muffins  Auditorium Foyer
 0815  Welcome and Opening Remarks    Dr. G. Feinstadt
 0825  Diagnosis of Hair Loss   Dr. J. Shapiro
 0850  Diagnosis of Skin Cancer  Dr. V. Ho
 0915  Inflammatory Connective Tissue Disease
 in Children
 Dr. J. Prendiville
 0940  Questions  
 1000  Intermission  Auditorium Foyer
     
 Moderator:  Dr. Harvey Lui  
 1020  Treatment of Psoriasis  Dr. B. Gregory
 1045  Treatment of Warts  Dr. B. Kunimoto
 1110  Laser Therapy of Skin Diseases  Dr. H. Lui
 1135  Questions  
 1200  Lunch  G.F. Strong Cafeteria
     
 Moderator:  Dr. Neil Kitson  
 1300  Cosmetics and Sunscreens  Dr. R. Ongley
 1325  Common Causes of Contact Dermatitis  Dr. A. McLeod
 1350  Ectoparasitic Diseases in British Columbia  Dr. N. Kitson
 1415  Questions  
 1430  Closing Remarks  Dr. N. Kitson
 1440  Course Evaluation Questionnaire  
 1445  Course Ends. Have a Safe Journey Home!  
   
Accommodation Contents

A block of bedrooms has been reserved at the Plaza 500 Hotel, 500 West 12 Avenue, Vancouver, BC. Room rates are $105 Cdn. (single or double). Parking is $8 per day. Please contact the Plaza 500 directly, 604-873-1811 or toll free 1-800-473-1811, and specify that you are attending the "UBC Fall Dermatology" program. Reservations must by made by September 3, 1997, as rooms will not be held beyond that date, except on a space available basis.

Refund and Cancellation Policy Contents

The Division of Continuing Medical Education exercises the right to offer this course based on meeting a minimum enrollment. This course may be cancelled twenty (20) days prior to the course date. Each registrant will be notified by telephone, with written notification and a full refund following. The University of British Columbia is not responsible for any costs, including but not limited to airline or hotel penalties. If written notice of withdrawal and original tuition receipt are received by September 5, 1997, the registration will be refunded less a $50 handling charge. No refunds will be granted for withdrawal after this date.

Accreditation Contents

This educational program meets the criteria of 5.5 credit hours of MAINPRO M1 of the College of Family Physicians of Canada. As an organization accredited to sponsor Continuing Medical Education for physicians by both the Committee on Accreditation of Canadian Medical Schools and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education of the United States, the Division of Continuing Medical Education, UBC, designates this educational program as meeting the criteria of

5.5 credit hours in Category 1 of the Physician's Recognition Award (PRA) of the American Medical Association (AMA) or any other organization that recognizes Category 1 credits.

In consideration of others, no smoking is permitted in the meeting rooms.
Please do not use a pager or cellular phone during the lectures as a courtesy to others.
The Division of Continuing Medical Education.

Registration Application: ME7719

 Tuition:  On or Before
 September 4/97
 After
 September 4/97
 On site
 Physicians  $139  $155  $165
 UBC Faculty  $115  $125  $135

(Tuition includes course materials, lunch and refreshments)

To ensure course materials are ready for you at the course, your registration must be received by 4:00 p.m., September 26, 1997. Registrations not received by this point will be charged the on-site rate.

Course Planning Committee Contents
  • Dr. Robert Coupe, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine
  • Dr. Garry Feinstadt, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family Practice
UBC and Local Faculty Contents
  • Dr. Brian Gregory, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine
  • Dr. Vincent Ho, Associate Professor, Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine
  • Dr. Neil Kitson, Associate Professor, Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine
  • Dr. Brian Kunimoto, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine
  • Dr. Harvey Lui, Assistant Professor, Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine
  • Dr. W. Alastair McLeod, Clinical Professor, Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine
  • Dr. Roberta Ongley, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine
  • Dr. Julie Prendiville, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Dermatology, Department of Paediatrics
  • Dr. Jerry Shapiro, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine
 
 
 
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