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NFCM 2019 Accreditation Information 
This activity is jointly provided Medical Education Resources, Inc., a non-profit medical education company, and New Frontiers in Cosmetic Medicine and Medical Dermatology.


Education Grant                                                                                                                                              
This activity is supported by educational grants from Allergan, Evolus, Galderma and Suneva. This activity is supported by in-kind product from Allergan, Evolus Galderma, Pfizer and Suneva. Full notification of commercial support will be provided in the final course syllabus.


Target Audience                                                                                                                                              
This symposium is designed for an audience of physicians, physicians’ assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, fellows, and residents of medical practices specializing in dermatology, plastic surgery and cosmetic medicine.


Program Overview                                                                                                                                        
Due to the increasing demand for aesthetic procedures, it is common for patients to encounter a menu of aesthetic supplies and procedures from which to choose. There is a wide range, including injectables, devices, and minimally invasive techniques. With a plethora of options, it is imperative that medical practitioners are familiar with the scientific evidence of each modality to best meet their patients’ needs for affordability, efficacy, and safety. The New Frontiers in Cosmetic Medicine Symposium will discuss at length trends in aesthetics while taking care to educate attendees on the science behind a multitude of aesthetic products and services. This will be done utilizing several proven learning techniques, such as live patient workshop(s), expert panel and roundtable discussions, and didactic lectures.


Educational Objectives                                                                                                                                                 
After completing this activity, participants should be better able to:
·        Identify emerging trends in cosmetic medicine
·        Analyze available energy-based device treatments for acne, rosacea, and psoriasis
·        Review the combination of platelet rich plasma (PRP) with fat grafting
·        Analyze available laser, light, and radiofrequency technologies for skin resurfacing, treatment of scars, pigmented lesions, tattoos and other dermatologic conditions
·        Discuss application for various neurotoxins, dermal fillers, surgical and minimally invasive treatments
·        Review treatment options for psoriasis and atopic dermatitis
·        Discuss therapy options for treating patients with hair loss based on clinical presentations
·        Compare and contrast treatment approaches for male and female sexual health
·        Review topical options for the treatment of acne, oily skin, and pores
·        Review the best treatments for an individual patient’s goals, how-to present during the consultation, and how to include cosmeceuticals
·        Discuss strategies for preventing or resolving legal issues in cosmetic medicine


Physician Accreditation                                                                                                                                                 
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint provider-ship of Medical Education Resources (MER) and NFCMMD.  Medical Education Resources is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Credit Designation                                                                                                                                          
Medical Education Resources designates this live activity for a maximum of 12.5  AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Physicians Assistants                                                                                                                                     
NCCPA accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit from organizations accredited by ACCME.


Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest                                                                                                                                                  
It is the policy of Medical Education Resources to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities. In accordance with this policy, MER identifies conflicts of interest with its instructors, content managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of an activity. Conflicts are resolved by MER to ensure that all scientific research referred to, reported, or used in a continuing education activity


Badge Information                                                                                                                           
By registering for the Symposium, the attendee understands and agrees that attendee’s name and full contact information may be shared with other attendees and exhibitors through attendee lists and/or lead retrieval systems.