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Oral Dermatology and Pathology for Physicians, Dentists and other Healthcare Professionals

Holland America Line's Majestic ms Oosterdam
Holland America's ms Oosterdam

7-Day Mexican Riviera Cruise Conference
Round-trip San Diego, California, US
January 10-17, 2018

14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
14 CE Credits
14 Contact Hours
1¾ Hours of Pharmacology for NPs

Course Fees:
$895 for Physicians, Attorneys, Psychologists, Doctors of Pharmacy & Dentists
$695 for Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners
$495 Nurses, Residents, Students & Others
BIAS FREE CME - No Commercial Support was provided for this CME activity.

IMPORTANT NOTE: All conferees, their families, and guests must book their cruise within the University at Sea® meeting group through University at Sea® at 800-926-3775 or by registering online. This ensures our company can provide conference services and complimentary social amenities to all meeting participants and their guests. Thank you for your cooperation.
Recipient of the American Academy of Dermatology's Master Dermatologist Award for 2015

Roy S. Rogers III, MD,
Dr. Roy S. Rogers, III is a Professor of Dermatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. He practiced dermatology and oral dermatology at Mayo Clinic Rochester 1973-2010 and serves as a Consultant in Dermatology at Mayo Clinic in Arizona.

Dr. Rogers has presented numerous named lectureships and served as Visiting Professor at many academic institutions in the United States, Canada, and around the world. Dr. Rogers has had a long-standing interest in dermatology, immunodermatology, oral dermatology and oral pathology. He has been recognized as an authority in oral diseases having edited three volumes of the Dermatology Clinics with two more volumes for Clinics in Dermatology in 2016 and 2017 and co-authored three books as well as more than 230 scholarly publications.

Dr. Rogers completed his medical education at the Ohio State University College of Medicine and his internship at the Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester. He was a postdoctoral research fellow and resident in Dermatology at Duke University Medical Center. He then completed his training with an NIH fellowship and residency at Mayo Clinic where he earned his MS in Dermatology from the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine before joining the Staff of the Mayo Clinic in 1973.

Dr. Rogers is certified in Dermatology, Dermatopathology and Dermatologic Immunopathology.

Dr. Rogers is a master teacher of dermatology. He was recognized as a Distinguished Educator by Mayo Clinic Rochester in 2004. He has received two Presidential Citations and the Gold Triangle Award from the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) as well as the Thomas G. Pearson Memorial Education Achievement Award.

Dr. Rogers was made an Honorary Member of the AAD in 2007. In 2010 he was accorded Honorary Membership in the British Society of Oral Medicine and was recognized as a Lifetime Career Educator by the Dermatology Foundation. In 2012, Dr. Rogers was made an Honorary Member of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. In 2015, the 18,000 member AAD recognized him with the Master Dermatologist Award, an award given to one dermatologist a year.

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Target Audience
Physicians, Dentists, Dermatologists, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Dental Staff
Program Purpose / Objectives
The purpose of this CME/CDE activity is to review the diagnosis and management of common oral conditions.

  1. Acute Oral Ulcers
    • Describe the 4 main causes of recurrent acute oral ulcers
    • Know that canker sores, the most common cause, is not a disease sui generis but the mucosal manifestation of a variety of conditions
    • Recognize simple vs complex aphthosis
    • Cite value of oral morphology and distribution of aphthosis vs HSV viral lesions in making an accurate diagnosis
  2. Burning Mouth Syndrome
    • Assess the patient with symptoms of a sore, burning mouth for multiple potential causes
    • Develop a plan to manage each of the causes
    • Reassure the patient that the prognosis is optimistic
  3. Herpes Zoster
    • Manage acute herpes zoster to reduce acute pain
    • Prevent post-herpetic neuralgia, shorten the course & prevent complications
    • Use the zoster vaccine effectively
    • Use knowledge of epidemiology for prevention & treatment
  4. Sundamage
    • Know the biological effects of UVL
    • Recognize impact on skin
    • Know how to block UVL
    • Describe Vitamin D & sunlight interactions
  5. Recurrent Aphthous Stomatitis
    • Describe the 4 main causes of recurrent acute oral ulcers
    • Differentiate between simple and complex aphthosis
    • Develop a plan for assessment of complex aphthosis
    • Use this plan to treat patients with complex aphthosis effectively
  6. Behcet Disease
    • Describe the 3 components of Behcet disease (BD)
    • Know the geographic & genetic background
    • Be able to exclude other conditions affecting the skin, oral, ocular & genital mucosa
  7. Geographic Tongue
    • Describe the lesions of geographic tongue
    • Reassure the patient that the lesions do not represent a marker of disease
    • Reassure the patient that the lesions resolve spontaneously
  8. Desquamative Gingivitis
    • Describe the physical findings of DG
    • Recognize the reactive nature
    • Be prepared to obtain a biopsy
    • Knowledge of the primary diagnosis is necessary to treat DG
  9. Gingival Hyperplasia
    • Describe the physical findings of gingival hyperplasia including absence at sites of tooth loss
    • Cite the classes of drugs causing gingival hyperplasia
  10. Angular Cheilitis
    • List the 4 major causes of angular cheilitis
    • Provide instructions to patient for management of mechanical causes
    • Manage the condition by correcting all causes simultaneously
  11. Pemphigus Vulgaris
    • Describe clinical lesions of oral pemphigus vulgaris
    • List tissue and other laboratory tests available for diagnosing and following the disease
    • Know about new treatment options
  12. Oral Lichen Planus
    • Describe 2 major types of oral lichen planus (OLP)
    • Be able to recognize the multisite autoimmune variant
    • Warn and follow patient with OLP for oral cancer
    • Manage OLP with topical medications and know risk/benefit of systemic medications
  13. Lichenoid Contact Stomatitis
    • Suspect lichenoid contact stomatitis when dental metals are in apposition to lichenoid oral lesions
    • Refer for patch testing to confirm diagnosis
    • Act therapeutically on the basis that removal of the offending restorative metal and replacement is necessary
  14. Orofacial Granulomatosis
    • Describe the 3 components of Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome
    • Know the lesions may be reactive to an underlying "correctable cause"
    • Manage with topical, intralesional & system therapies

Continuing Dental Education Credits will be available. Accreditation is not yet finalized.
Conference Sessions generally take place on days at sea (as itinerary allows), giving you plenty of time to enjoy your meals, evenings and ports of call with your companion, family and friends.

Accredited Continuing Medical Education Accreditation: Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation: Continuing Education, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Each physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Osteopathic Physicians: This program is eligible for Category 2 credit with the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) .

Canadian Physicians: This activity is eligible for Section 1 credits in the Royal College’s Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program . Participants must log into MAINPORT to claim this activity.

US or Canadian Family Physicians: Please let us know if you require AAFP Prescribed Credits.

Physician Assistants: AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Nurse Practitioners: can claim either ANCC Contact Hours or AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ as needed.
Pharmacology credits are identified on individual activities.

ANCC Accredited Continuing Nursing Education
Continuing Education, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Accredited status does not imply endorsement by Continuing Education, Inc./University at Sea or ANCC of any commercial products displayed or used with an activity.

Jesek Seminars is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing dental education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship/Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. Nationally Approved From 1/1/2017 - 12/31/2020.
Provider ID 217771

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the Academy of General Dentistry Program Approval for Continuing Education (PACE) through the joint program provider approval of Jesek Seminars and The University at Sea.
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Cruise Itinerary
Wed Jan 10 San Diego, California, US
- 4:00 pm
Thu Jan 11 At Sea - Cruising
- -
Fri Jan 12 Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
10:00 am 6:00 pm
Sat Jan 13 Mazatlan, Mexico
8:00 am 6:00 pm
Sun Jan 14 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
8:00 am 9:00 pm
Mon Jan 15 At Sea - Cruising
- -
Tue Jan 16 At Sea - Cruising
- -
Wed Jan 17 San Diego, California, US
7:00 am -
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