Dermatopathology - A Comprehensive Review

Oakstone Specialty Review

This comprehensive clinical update covers key topics and emerging knowledge in areas affecting this advanced subspecialty. Ideal for MOC.

If your primary viewing mode will be on a computer or tablet, we recommend the Online Video package. In addition to online access, you will receive a USB with MP4 files. Use the USB to watch offline or import into iTunes and other media players and then synch to your mobile device, laptop or desktop. Plus you save $130 including standard shipping charges vs the DVD package.

SKU: 185

Advance Your Knowledge with Dermatopathology: A Comprehensive Review

Dermatopathology: A Comprehensive Review from Oakstone includes updates and emerging knowledge in areas affecting this advanced subspecialty. This 15-part CME course covers pressing topics in the field, including inflammatory and infectious diseases of the skin, biopsy processing and reporting, and a variety of pertinent tumor types.

  • Effectively diagnose inflammatory skin diseases and alopecia
  • Apply tools to diagnose melanocytic lesions and lymphoid infiltrates
  • Use precise, uniform terminology in the diagnosis of melanocytic lesions

Discover New Guidelines

A clinically based update, this learn-at-your-own-pace course in practice of dermatopathology provides a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Available online, it provides access to unbiased, evidence-based content and case-based reviews so you may expand your knowledge and incorporate the latest guidelines into your daily practice. This activity meets the American Board of Pathology's Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements for Part II (CME and SAMs) Lifelong Learning and self assessment.

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All lectures by Garth R. Fraga, MD

  • Normal Cutaneous Histology, Biopsy Processing and Reporting
  • Tumors of the Epidermis
  • Melanocytic Tumors
  • Adnexal Tumors
  • Hematolymphoid Tumors
  • Fibrohistiocytic Tumors
  • Mesenchymal Tumors
  • Metastatic Tumors
  • Inflammatory Diseases of the Epidermis
  • Inflammatory Diseases of the Dermis
  • Inflammatory Diseases of the Hypodermis
  • Inflammatory Diseases of the Adnexa
  • Inflammatory Diseases with Blisters
  • Infectious Diseases of the Skin
  • Diseases of Skin Cornification and Pigmentation

Course Director

Garth R. Fraga, MD

  • Associate Professor
  • Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
  • University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Kansas City, KS

Accreditation Statement

Oakstone Publishing, LLC is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Oakstone Publishing, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity meets the American Board of Pathology's Maintenance of Certification (MOC) requirements for Part II (CME and SAMs) Lifelong Learning and self assessment.

Date of Original Release: June 15, 2016
Date Credits Expire: June 15, 2019

CME credit is awarded upon successful completion of a course evaluation and post-test.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this CME activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Discuss the best techniques for processing skin specimens
  • Summarize the classifications of inflammatory dermatoses into epidermal-predominant, dermal-predominant, and subcutaneum-predominant disorders and learn how to correlate specific features of biopsies within these groups with specific dermatologic diagnoses
  • Describe epidermal, melanocytic, adnexal, hematolymphoid, and mesenchymal cutaneous neoplasms and differentiate benign from malignant cutaneous tumors

Intended Audience

The activity was designed for physicians, especially pathologists who may have had limited training in dermatopathology during their residency and are now confronted with interpreting skin biopsies in their daily practice.

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