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UConn Dermatology Grand Rounds

Wednesday, February 1, 2017
8:00am – 12:00pm

UConn Health
21 South Road, 2nd Floor

DERMATOLOGY GRAND ROUNDS

Cutaneous Signs of Abuse

Provided by University of Connecticut School of Medicine Office of Community and Continuing Medical Education and the Department of Dermatology

Speaker: Ammon Larsen, MD, PGY4, Chief Resident - Department of Dermatology at the UConn School of Medicine (Bruce Strober, MD, PhD & Diane Whitaker-Worth, MD to oversee presentation lecture) Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2017 Time: Lecture: 8am – 9:30am, Patient viewing: 9:30am - 12pm Location: University of Connecticut Health Center, Dermatology Department, 21 South Road, 2nd Floor, Conference Room

Target Audience: UCHC dermatologists and dermatology residents. All other podiatrists, nurses, nurse practitioners, residents, students, and greater Hartford dermatologists are encouraged to attend.

Objectives: Participants will (be able to):

a. Recite the evidence or expert opinion associated with cutaneous signs of abuse in children and elderly. b. Identify one or more barriers to implementing the evidence or expert opinion of the lack of knowledge in signs of abuse and how physicians may not report signs of abuse in cases with only subtle clues in fear of offending the caretakers. c. Educate on signs of abuse, especially on cases that may be subtle.

Accreditation: The University of Connecticut School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Conflict of Interest Policy: All faculty members participating in CME activities provided by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine are required to disclose to the program audience any actual or apparent conflict of interest related to the content of their presentations. Program planners have an obligation to resolve any actual conflicts of interest and share with the audience any safeguards put in place to prevent commercial bias from influencing the content.

The activity director, planning committee members, nor the speaker, Dr. Larsen, have a financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in the context of the subject of this presentation.

Dr. Larsen will not be discussing the off-labeled use of any product.

This CME activity has no commercial support associated with it.

Evaluations: Participants are required to complete an electronic evaluation in order to obtain CME Credits. An email from http://MyEvaluation.com with instructions will be sent to participants. Plea

Contact:

Diane Whitaker-Worth, MD

Continuing Medical Education (primary), UConn Master Calendar

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