Learning Objectives


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What is AI? Applications of artificial intelligence to dermatology

Learning Objective:

  1. Basic concepts around machine learning, artificial intelligence.
  2. The current evidence for AI-based tools in dermatology.
  3. Future directions and opportunities for dermatology and AI.

The African American Patient

Learning Objective:

  1. Recognize common dermatologic concerns in patients of African ancestry (including African Americans).
  2. Utilize safe and effective treatment approaches for prevalent dermatologic disorders in African American patients.
Low dose alitretinoin combined with NB-UVB offered better efficacy and fewer adverse effects in patients with chronic hand dermatitis compared to high dose alitretinoin

Learning Objective:

  1. To compare the efficacy of LDA-UVB to HDA in reducing disease severity for patients with CHD.
  2. To compare the improvement in quality of life for patients with CHD who receive LDA-UVB versus HDA.
  3. To compare the adverse effects experienced by patients with CHD who receive LDA-UVB versus HDA.
Sun Protection

Learning Objective:

  1. Discuss hot topics in sunscreen in 2021.
Feminine versus Masculine Face Fillers

Learning Objective:

  1. Identify distinguishing features of masculine and feminine faces.
  2. Formulate soft tissue filler treatment plans that taking into consideration gender goals.
The East Asian Patient

Learning Objective:

  1. To review special considerations when treating some common skin conditions in Asian patients.
Hair Diseases

Learning Objective:

  1. Describe the use of oral minoxidil and bicalutamide for the treatment of androgenetic alopecia.
  2. Discuss the latest environmental factors to be implicated in the pathogenesis of frontal fibrosing alopecia.
  3. Outline why therapies targeting mast cells are potentially helpful in treating scarring alopecia.
Facial and Body Gender Reassignment Surgery

Learning Objective:

  1. Overview of current surgical techniques and approaches in facial and body gender feminization surgery
  2. Overview of current surgical techniques and approaches in facial and body gender masculinization surgery
Dermatology concerns in Patients of South Asian Descent

Learning Objective:

  1. Gain an understanding of how skin diseases may present differently in darker skin types.
  2. Review common conditions that are more concerning in skin of color patients.
  3. Briefly review some treatment strategies that skin of color patients find preferable.
Cannabinoids in Dermatology

Learning Objective:

  1. Review the mechanism of action of cannabinoids.
  2. Detail the indications for cannabinoids and the supporting studies.
  3. Explore the use of cannabinoids in the dermatology clinic.
Alternative cosmetic and medical applications of injectable deoxycholic acid: A systematic review

Learning Objective:

  1. To understand the role of injectable deoxycholic acid as a minimally invasive technique for lipolysis.
  2. To summarize and evaluate the evidence of alternative cosmetic applications of injectable deoxycholic acid.
  3. To summarize and evaluate the evidence of alternative medical applications of injectable deoxycholic acid.
A Case of Pediatric Malignant Atrophic Papulosis (MAP): The Importance of Laparoscopy

Learning Objective:

  1. Learn about the benign and malignant spectrum of Degos, an orphan disease.
  2. Recognize the clinical, dermoscopic, and histologic features of Degos disease.
  3. Understand the importance of persistent screening, including laparoscopy.
Diversity in Dermatology Education and Training in Post-Graduate and Undergraduate Medical Education across Canada

Learning Objective:

  1. Acknowledging the gap that exists in the representation of Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) in dermatology PGME and UGME.
  2. Assessing the underrepresentation of skin of colour patients in PGME clinical exposure (i.e., BIPOC patient populations seen by trainees).
  3. Assessing the underrepresentation of skin of colour in PGME and UGME education and pedagogy (i.e., didactic teaching specific to skin of colour) and educational resources offered to trainees.
  4. Understanding the underrepresentation of BIPOC Dermatologists in PGME and UGME curriculum teaching, development, and selection process.
  5. Acknowledging that dermatology residency programs and medical school need to increase diversity and representation of skin of colour in their curriculum and staff.
Pediatric Dermatology

Learning Objective:

  1. A practical approach to managing atopic dermatitis, and pearls for pain-free biopsies and curettage of mollusca will be shared and please your patients young and old alike.
  2. A review of the latest literature in pediatric dermatology will update the participant .
Contact Dermatology

Learning Objective:

  1. Present new emerging allergens that dermatologists should be aware.
  2. Review significant allergens that are still very prevalent.
Approach to laser surgery with your queer patients 

Learning Objective:

  1. Enumerate laser and cosmetic procedures more likely to be requested by your LGBTQIA+ patients.
  2. Discuss best practices in the care of patients from sexual orientation or gender identity minorities.
  3. Highlight how gender-affirming hormone replacement therapy may affect laser treatment planning (e.g. laser hair removal, acne scar treatment).
Keratinocyte Carcinoma Incidence and Mortality from 1998-2017: population-based study of sex differences in Ontario, Canada

Learning Objective:

  1. Characterize the KC incidence in Ontario, Canada between 1998 and 2017.
  2. Identify trends in KC incidence between sexes stratified by age groups.
  3. Describe the trends in KC mortality in Ontario, Canada between 1998 and 2017.
Immunobullous Diseases

Learning Objective:

  1. To learn new insights into the pathophysiology of pemphigus and pemphigoid family diseases.
  2. To review some of the unusual variants of these diseases.
  3. To learn newer treatment options for these diseases.
Setting up for Success: Practice Building & Management

Learning Objective:

  1. Efficiencies in the exam room.
  2. Keeping spirits up during a hectic week.
  3. First steps in opening a cosmetic practice.
JCMS Lectureship: Age, Psychology, and Practice Patterns

Learning Objective:

  1. List the pros and cons of academic confidence in patient selection during early practice.
  2. Outline differences inpatient treatment decisions with evolving experience.
  3. Describe the changing assessment of risk over a practice lifetime.
  4. Define benefits and liabilities of a broad age range of physicians within a shared practice