About Quick Start Online Dermatology Training

Program Description

The first training system of its kind, the Quick Start Online Dermatology Training program simplifies the complex and often overwhelming field of dermatology. The program is designed to increase dermatology specific knowledge and thereby enhance the quality of care provided to patients seeking dermatologic medical attention. It’s a perfect solution for training advanced practice providers, medical students, primary care physicians and others interested in this field.

Jointly Provided By

Jointly Provided by USF Health and Dermwise

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A 12-week highly intensive online training program covering a wide breath of information from the basics of skin anatomy, how to properly describe and record what is seen in an exam, all the way to accurate diagnosis and treatment
Up to 26 hours of Continuing Medical Education
12 online video modules packed with real life patient images and high yield facts designed to immediately improve clinical skills
Pre- and Post-exams to asses understanding
Differential diagnosis identifying mimickers and look-a-likes are found throughout the training
12 online assessments to test your knowledge
Downloadable PDFs of all modules and lectures included in the program
  • Skin Basic Structure and Function
  • Communicating in Dermatology
  • Power Categories to Correct Diagnosis
  • Pruritus and Neurodermatitis
  • Atopic Dermatitis and Eczema
  • Urticaria, Angioedema and Erythema
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis, Psoriasis, Dyshidrosis and more
  • Pityriasis Rosea and the other P’s
  • Lichen Planus and Related Conditions
  • Acne Vulgaris, Rosacea and the Variants
  • Nonmelanoma Skin Cancer and Actinic Keratosis
  • Seborrheic Keratosis, Epidermanl Nevi, Cysts and Growths
  1. Use proper dermatology descriptive terms
  2. Develop a categorization process for diagnosis
  3. Apply from categorization processes of primary lesions appropriate dermatologic differential diagnosis
  4. Recognize treatment options for common dermatologic conditions
  5. Diagnose dermatologic disorders with enhanced accuracy
  6. Properly identity common dermatologic conditions using lesion morphology and distribution
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Faculty Listing

Roger Moore, MD

Roger Moore, MD is the Dermatology Clerkship Director for Indiana University Medical School South Bend, President of DermacenterMD dermatology practice, and founder of Dermwise Training Systems. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, Fellow of the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery and Fellow of the American Society of Mohs Surgery.

Roger Moore, MD has nothing to disclose.

Technical Requirements

  •   Internet Access using Internet Explorer 9.0 or greater or a current version of Google Chrome
  •   Tablet mobile devices must use browsers native to the device, Safari 5.1 or higher, Apple iOS 5.0
  •   Flash 10.0 or higher
  •   Adobe Acrobat Reader or alternate PDF viewer
  •   Speakers

Target Audience

Medical professionals who care for dermatology patients including physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners.

There are no prerequisites for this course.

For Physicians

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of USF Health and Dermwise Corporation. USF Health is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

USF Health designates this enduring material for a maximum of 26 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

For Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners

AAPA and AANPCP accept certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME. Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners who participate will receive a certificate of completion commensurate with the extent of their participation.

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Release Date

This program was launched on January 4, 2016 and the current accreditation for continuing education will expire on January 3, 2019.


This CME/CE activity is NOT supported by an educational grant.

The information provided at this CME/CE activity is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical/clinical judgment of a healthcare provider relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.

USF Health requires CME/CE faculty (speakers) to disclose to attendees when products or procedures being discussed are off-label, unlabeled, experimental, and/or investigational (not FDA approved); and any limitations on the information that is presented, such as data that are preliminary or that represent ongoing research, interim analyses, and/or unsupported opinion. Faculty will discuss information about pharmaceutical agents that is outside of U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved labeling. This information is intended solely for continuing medical education and is not intended to promote off-label use of these medications. If you have questions, contact the medical affairs department of the manufacturer for the most recent prescribing information.

The treatments given within the training program are in accordance with dermatology referenced texts provided for this training. All treatments recommended are within the standard of care for dermatology.

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Reviewer Information Disclosure

Nishit Patel, MD, FAAD

Principal Investigator or Sponsor Investigator on clinical trials for Eli Lilly, AbbVie, Galderma, Leo Pharma, Maruho and Amgen.


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