MAR 2014

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SCIENTIFIC SESSIONS - LASERS AND LIGHT PRACTICE MANAGEMENT Fractional Laser & Light-Based Technologies Æ Friday, March 21, 1:00pm-3:00pm (Open Admission) Æ Room 107/109/111 Laser expert Tina S. Alster, MD, will moderate this session covering current indications, limita- tions and the future potential of fractional laser and light devices in dermatology. Topics include growing indications, such as scar revision and treatment in skin of color, as well as information on the prevention and management of complica- tions. Advances in Lasers & Light Sources: What's the Truth? Æ Sunday, March 23, 1:00pm-3:00pm (Open Admission) Æ Mile High Ballroom Matthew M. Avram, MD, Richard Rox Ander- son, MD, and Suzanne Kilmer, MD, are just some of the speakers in this session that will assess the effi cacy and safety of new laser and light technolo- gies, identify signifi cant advances in treatment protocols, and describe clinical indications for these technologies. Lasers Æ Monday, March 24, 9:00am-12:00pm (Tuition Fee and Ticket Required) Æ Room 108/110/112 This half-day session will describe current indications and advanced treatment protocols for vascular-, pigment-specifi c, and ablative and nonablative fractional lasers. Elizabeth Tanzi, MD, will direct the session that includes some of the top laser thought leaders in dermatology. Advanced Practice Management: Mini-MBA Æ Friday, March 21, 9:00am-5:00pm (Tuition Fee and Ticket Required) Æ Room 603 Mark S. Nestor, MD, PhD, FAAD, is leading this full-day session developed to help both academic and private practice dermatologists manage and grow their businesses. Regulatory topics include reimbursements, implementing Obamacare and offi ce-based dispensing. For cosmetic practitioners, this session will offer insight into increasing patient loyalty, the economics of cosmetic procedures and working with physician extenders. e-Dermatology and iDermatology 2.0 Æ Friday, March 21, 9:00am-12pm (Open Admission) Æ Four Seasons Ballroom 2/3 Led by Jeffrey A.V. Benabio, MD, FAAD, this course will discuss best practices and reliable resources to help physicians navigate the digital landscape. Attendees will learn about latest technologies to improve diagnostic accuracy and offi ce effi ciency as well as new business models for providing care. How To Deal With Diffi cult Patients Æ Friday, March 21, 1:00pm-3:00pm (Open Admission) Æ Mile High Ballroom Steven Kenneth Shama, MD, offers advice on how to approach patients who are angry, controlling or noncompliant. The session will help practitioners fi nd creative ways to handle diffi cult patients and recognize the role they play in escalating or curtailing diffi cult encounters. Optimum Offi ce Effi ciency Æ Tuesday, March 25, 2:00pm-5:00pm (Open Admission) Æ Mile High Ballroom 2A Four seasoned clinicians will share their experiences to help private practice owners maintain and maximize the fi nancial stability of their practices while highlighting some of the common pitfalls of practice ownership and how to address them. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> | MARCH 2014 39 © ISTOCKPHOTO.COM Y o u A r e H e r e M E D 3 1 4 . i n d d 3 9 You Are Here MED314.indd 39 2 / 1 1 / 1 4 3 : 5 4 P M 2/11/14 3:54 PM

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