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Dermatology Procedures for the Primary Care Practice - San Francisco, CA

6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits

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About the Workshop

Next stop: San Francisco! This time we invite our fellow healthcare practitioners to a 2-day intensive program where they will learn about Dermatology Procedures for Primary Care Practice. Taking place at the hotel in San Francisco, California this specialty course is a great opportunity to network and expand your knowledge with our celebrity status and renowned instructors.

Taught by board-certified dermatologists, the Dermatology Procedures Training from Empire Medical features the latest in cryosurgery, radiofrequency excision, modern electrosurgery, biopsy techniques and suturing principles for dermatologic procedures.

Join us in San Francisco for 2 days as we learn to treat the most common skin disorders including lipomas, seborrheic dermatitis, basal cell and squamous cell cancer, melanomas, warts, cysts, actinic, skin tags, ingrown toenails, chalazion, abscesses, and other skin-related affections. Reviewed procedures include cryosurgery techniques with nitrogen, nitrous oxide, and hand-held cryosurgery units, as well as skin biopsies where you will learn punch, shave, curettement, and excision techniques.

Unlike other courses, our attendees will be under the direct supervision of our qualified physician instructors during the hands-on portion of the training allowing you to improve your technique and style of injection while receiving direct feedback from our top dermatologists.

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We hope you enjoy your training and your stay in San Francisco. At Empire Medical we want to make sure you always have the best time possible in any of the multiple cities where our courses take place. Make sure to check our calendar and plan your next workshop trip as you continue to expand your medical practice.

With over 175,000 satisfied program graduates, Empire Medical continues to deliver the latest in Aesthetic Training for Physicians, Nurses, and Dentists. With our optional Membership plans, you can get up to 45 courses for FREE. Get Board Certified today.

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Course Overview

The course is designed to aid Primary Care Physicians in identifying precancerous, cancerous, and benign lesions of the skin. Throughout the course, attendees will learn about the different forms of skin cancer, from Actinic Keratosis, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Melanomas, and other cutaneous malignancies. In addition, there will be an intensive review of procedures for treating cutaneous manifestations of internal malignancies such as curettage, desiccation, electrodesiccation, excisional removal, cryosurgery and photodynamic therapies.

Essential surgical skills for Primary Care Dermatological Procedures include the review of instruments, biopsy techniques, incisional, suturing, hemostasis, and specialized procedures such as ingrown toenails, intralesional injections, and electrodesiccation and curettage.

Covering the 40 most common dermatological conditions, this 2-Day course to be held at the INSERT HOTEL NAME covers different treatment options from conventional drugs to other interventional procedures such as hypertrophic scarring and acne protocols for moderate and severe acne.

Course Objectives

After successful completion of the San Francisco Dermatology Procedures course, attendees will be able to:

  • Perform different dermatology procedures in an outpatient setting: cryosurgery, electrosurgery, biopsy, and excision with skin repair
  • Identify numerous skin lesions that can be treated surgically in a primary care setting
  • Use all available types of equipment for different dermatological procedures
  • Ensure consistent and appropriate reimbursement for each procedure by following established protocols
  • Use different marketing strategies in order to offer dermatology services to new and existing patients

Who the event is for?

If you are a healthcare practitioner based in San Francisco, Oakland, Fremont, Hayward, Berkeley, Richmond, or any other nearby area in California, this course was made for you.


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Planning your visit

Are you a coffee lover? Then you have to visit San Francisco and Oakland! These cities have some of the most exclusive and specialized coffee shops in the region. Start in San Francisco with a visit to Sightglass Coffee, where you can enjoy a freshly roasted cup of coffee at their tasting bar. If you prefer something more modern, head to The Mill in the Alamo Square neighborhood, where you can try their famous toast with freshly brewed coffee. Then, head to Oakland to visit Blue Bottle Coffee at their original shop in the Temescal neighborhood, where you can enjoy their high-quality coffee in a stylish and cozy atmosphere. If you're into single-origin coffee, don't miss a visit to Highwire Coffee Roasters in Berkeley, where you can taste their selection of exclusive coffees. Discover the most exclusive and specialized coffee shops in San Francisco and Oakland with this unique experience for coffee lovers.

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