CME Exams with AMA PRA Category 1 CME Credit™

Current one Nov. 2010- Oct. 2014


THE NORDIC INSTITUTE OF VIRTUAL DERMATOPATHOLOGY IN COLLABORATION WITH EASTERN VIRGINIA MEDICAL SCHOOL PRESENT

3 AMA PRA CATEGORY 1 CME CREDITS™ ONLINE FOR COMPLETING
A SELF-ASSESSMENT EXAM IN VIRTUAL DERMATOPATHOLOGY, NOVEMBER 2010 - OCTOBER 2014


By a recent change, European physicians can now earn their ECMEC®s by completing
e-learning programs from accredited providers from the United States, that have been certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Please contact the UEMS.


The Nordic Institute of Virtual Dermatopathology, in collaboration with Eastern Virginia Medical School, are offering 3 hours of AMA approved CME credit for participation in a self-assessment examination with virtual dermatopathology

COURSE DIRECTORS:
Ellen Mooney, M.D., Nordic Institute of Virtual Dermatopathology
Antoinette Hood, M.D., EVMS Department of Dermatology

OTHER CONTRIBUTORS:
Philip LeBoit, M.D.
Werner Kempf, M.D.
Mari-Anne Hedblad, M.D.
Ole Clemmensen, M.D.

EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES:
● Enable participants to increase their experience using virtual dermatopathology
● Provide dermatopathologists in remote areas, for whom specialty specific CME is not locally available, with an online learning opportunity on this subject
● Review challenging and/or seldom encountered cases relevant to licensing examinations

CONTENT:
● There will be 15 dermatology cases including a history, clinical photograph and a biopsy
● The histopathology of the specimens will be viewable online as digital virtual slides
● There will be 2 questions associated with each case
● Answers, case review and references will be accessible on completion of case questions

Accreditation:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies
of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Eastern Virginia Medical School and the Nordic Institute of Virtual Dermatopathology. Eastern Virginia Medical School is accredited by the ASCCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation
Eastern Virginia Medical School designates this educational activity for a maximum of 3 AMA PRA
Category 1 Credits™
. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

SIMPLY SIGN UP BY E-MAIL:

info@nivdp.com

YOU WILL RECEIVE AN ELECTRONIC CME CERTIFICATE AFTER YOU COMPLETE AND PASS THE EXAMINATION. PASSING GRADE IS 60%. THE COST IS 95 US DOLLARS.

ADDITIONAL ACTIVITIES

EDUCATIONAL SESSIONS


2 courses for trainees in Copenhagen, Denmark in
2010 and EADV Fostering Course March 10-11, 2011
in Reykjavik, Iceland.

Lecture, 12.3.2013, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden.

Lecture, 27.9.2013, XXIV Symposium of the ISDP,
Florence, Italy.
www.isdp2013.org/scientific-programme.php

Self Assessment Course, 4.10. 2013, EADV Congress,
Istanbul, Turkey.

www.eadvistanbul2013.org

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STUDIES & RESEARCH


Our study on diagnostic concordance in virtual dermatopathology was presented at the International Society of Dermatopathology meeting in Santiago, Chile, October 2009.
A subsequent study was completed in 2010. The abstract was presented as a poster at the 47th American Society of Dermatopathology Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA.

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ONLINE SELF-ASSESSMENT EXAM SERIES


CME Self-Assessment Exams for EADV members,
4 consecutive exams of 10 cases each.
Self Assessment Module

REVIEW ARTICLES


Virtual Dermatopathology: Current Technology and Use-
Ellen Mooney & Mari-Anne Hedblad

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Virtual Software:


The virtual software is very fast - see example

Hardware & Software Requirements

Computers
Any computer running Windows or Mac Operating System is supported

Screen Resolution
Minimum 1024 x 768 LCD is recommended

Internet Connectivity
Computer must be configured with internet access

Bandwidth (Connection Speed)
Minimum required bandwidth of 512 Kbps

Internet Browser
Internet Explorer version 6 or newer - download newest version here
Firefox version 2 or newer - download newest version here
Safari version 2 or newer - download newest version here
Google Chrome - download newest version here


Bandwidth (Connection Speed)
Minimum required bandwidth of 512 Kbps

Plugins
Adobe Flash Player version 10.0.0.0 or newer is required to view images. This is a free download available from http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/ for any Internet Browser. Note, securitypermissions on your computer may require assistance from an IT representative in your institute in order to install the plugin. Flash Player must be installed specifically for the Internet browser you are using. If you want to use different browsers, you need to install the Flash player for each browser separately.