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Atopic Dermatitis and it's Mimics & Battle of the Sexes: Cardiovascular Disease in Women


Total Credits: 2 including 2 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s)

Average Rating:
   4.5
State Associations:
TOMA - Texas
Faculty:
Heather Volkman, DO |  Joshua McKay, MD
Duration:
1 Hour 59 Minutes
Expiration:
Never expires.


Description

Atopic Dermatitis and It’s Mimics
This session will help participants better understand and treat atopic dermatitis.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how to treat atopic dermatitis
  • Review other diseases in the ddx
  • Understand the role of atopic derm in asthma, allergic rhinitis, and food allergies
  • Discuss current and future treatment options
  • Recognize complications.

Battle of the Sexes: Cardiovascular Disease in Women
A discussion about the differences in cardiovascular disease risk factors will be reviewed.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to manage cardiovascular disease
  • Identify strategies to close the gap between men and women's cardiovascular disease
  • Review outcomes between men and women

Statement of Accreditation
The Texas Osteopathic Medical Association (TOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. TOMA designates this program for a maximum of 2 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Grievance Policy
All grievances may be directed to TOMA's Executive Director at toma@txosteo.org. All grievances will receive an initial response within 30 days of receipt.  If the participant does not receive a satisfactory response, they can submit a complaint to the Bureau of Osteopathic Education of the AOA at 142 East Ontario Street, Chicago, IL 60611.

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Faculty

Heather Volkman, DO Related seminars and products


Dr. Heather Volkman is a board-certified dermatologist in both general and pediatric dermatology with the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology. Her special interests are in autoimmune diseases, geno-dermatoses, and inflammatory dermatoses.  Dr. Volkman is a consultant for Cook Children’s Medical Center and Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital and is also a reviewer for The Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Dr. Volkman’s undergraduate degree is from Emory University, and she later attended medical school at UNTHSC-TCOM. Her internship and residency were at Case Western Reserve University-Case Medical Center. She is married and a mother to four children and enjoys jogging, kayaking, and gardening. 

Dr. Volkman discloses that she has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.


Joshua McKay, MD Related seminars and products


Dr. Joshua McKay obtained his degree in Biomedical Engineering from Texas A&M University and then his medical degree from UT-Houston. Dr. McKay completed his internal medicine residency at UAB and his cardiology and interventional cardiology fellowships at Houston Methodist Hospital, where he was selected as Chief Fellow. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology, Echocardiography and Nuclear Medicine. His areas of special interest include coronary artery disease, peripheral arterial disease, and deep venous thrombosis. In his spare time he enjoys sports, cooking BBQ, and spending time with his wife and kids.

Dr. McKay discloses that he has no relevant financial relationships with any organization producing, marketing, reselling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients relative to the content of this presentation.


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