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March 19 - 21, 2012, in San Diego
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Skin doctors head to sunnier pastures
Certain areas of the United States, including the Midwest and Mountain regions, have an especially hard time holding on to dermatologists, according to a new study. While most skin doctors who did their residencies in the South or on the West coast, for instance, stayed nearby to practice, other states lost dermatologists—potentially creating under-served areas where patients have trouble getting care. More
FTC targets 2 'acne-curing' smartphone apps
Dermatology Times Share
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has ordered two businesses to stop marketing their smartphone apps as acne cures, the Los Angeles Times reports. The action marks the first time the agency has targeted apps for making fraudulent health claims. More
New tool in skin-cancer fight
The Wall Street Journal Share
Doctors in the coming months are likely to have a new tool to diagnose the deadly skin cancer melanoma, after the Food and Drug Administration reversed its earlier decision and said the MelaFind device was "approvable," pending some final negotiations. The FDA cleared the path for approval in a letter it sent to Mela Sciences Inc. Thursday night. The letter hasn't previously been disclosed. More
Manuka honey shows potential for radiation-induced dermatitis
Medical News Today Share
New findings point to a possible role for manuka honey in the prevention of clinically significant radiation-induced dermatitis in breast cancer patients. The results, from a phase 2 study reported at the 2011 European Multidisciplinary Cancer Congress (EMCC), show that the product may also decrease the duration of dermatitis episodes. More
INSTRUCTIONS Download Article & Test here
1. To reinforce your learning and retain the information, highlight or underline the answers to each of the (30) Study Objectives.
2. Take the Three (3) Self-Assessment Tests, and then attach the tests to the CE Registration Form. All 3 tests must score of 75 percent or higher in order to obtain your CE Certificate.
3. Complete the CE Registration (Section A) and Course Evaluation (Section B).
4. Section C - Enclose a check or money order payable to NCEA:
NCEA Member Price: $34.95 Non Member Price: $44.95
5. Mail completed CE Registration Form, payment, & three tests to:
NCEA CE Program, 484 Spring Avenue, Ridgewood, NJ 07450-4624.
GENERAL PURPOSE STATEMENT
To provide the skin care professional with a review of Medical Esthetics. The COA has approved this activity for 3 CEs and is good through July 1, 2015.
After completing this interactive medical esthetics activity, the skin care professional will be able to:
1. Evaluate the role of the esthetician in medical esthetics and formulate a job description.
2. Describe medical esthetic procedures for cosmetic and medical indications.
3. Understand scope of practice and increased responsibilities in a medical setting.
4. Summarize the differences of working in a spa vs. a medical esthetics practice.
Age, treating physician tied to pediatric psoriasis treatment
HealthDay News via Doctors Lounge Share
Treatment for pediatric psoriasis varies according to treating physician and children's age, according to a study published online Sept. 19 in the Archives of Dermatology. More
9th Annual Meeting webinars available
The NCEA Commission on Accreditation (COA) approved these webinars for 1.0 CE through March 8, 2013. For more information on the COA, please visit www.NCEACertified.tv.
Federal And State Issues That Will Affect Your Laser Practice
Presented by Gus Anibarro
This presentation will overview the federal and state regulations that a laser practice needs to be aware of in order to practice safely on the consumer. Learn which federal agency has oversight on equipment and employee safety issues. Understand what state agency protects the consumer through operator licensing and/or certification. 1.0 CE through March 8, 2013.
At the conclusion of this webinar the skincare specialist will be able to:
1) Recognize federal and state regulations affecting their laser practice.
2) Apply the knowledge in order to maintain or become compliant.
3) Identify the state agency that protects the consumer.
4) Understand the importance of laser safety.
To order this CE webinar:
(Once purchased, the Webinar link will only be valid for 24 hours)
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Non-member Fee: $24.95 - Click here
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