In this session, Cynthia Ferguson, MHS, PA-C discusses how to recognize the significant changes in ethnic and racial demographics in the US as it relates to clinicians effectively managing cutaneous skin disorders in patients with skin of color. Clinical management of common cutaneous disorders that impact patients with ethnic skin including acne vulgaris, alopecia, atopic dermatitis, connective tissue disease, hidradenitis suppurativa, keloids and pigmentation disorders, how to recognize key differences in skin structures and clinical disease manifestations as it relates to diagnosing and treatment, evaluating treatment strategies and clinical approaches for more successful management of common cutaneous skin disorders in skin of color are also covered.
This activity has been reviewed by the AAPA Review Panel and is compliant with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.00 AAPA Category 1 CME credit. Approval is valid for one year from 09/20/2018. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.