Skin cancer is an epidemic. The incidence of non-melanoma skin cancer in 2006 was over 3,500,000, and one in five individuals living in the United States will develop a non-melanoma skin cancer over the course of their lifetime. The incidence of both melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer is rising year after year. Because of this, it is important that patients are trained on “sun smart” behaviors and skin self exams. Further, primary care providers play a critical role in examining patients for cutaneous malignancies at regular office visits as part of overall health maintenance. This presentation will discuss the three most commonly diagnosed forms of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma. Epidemiologic information, clinical features, diagnostic techniques and considerations as well as treatments will be discussed in a condensed fashion targeted to the audience. Sun protective measures that patients should be educated about will be discussed as well. Upon completion of this exercise, the audience should have increased comfort in the assessment of lesions suspicious for skin cancer and improved knowledge regarding diagnosis and treatment of these three malignancies.
Presenter: Nicholas Golda, MD, MSPH serves as Dermatology Clinic Medical Director and Assistant Professor of Dermatology at the University of Missouri School of Medicine. Dr. Golda received his MD at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. He is board certified in Dermatology and licensed to practice in Missouri. Dr. Golda specializes in Mohs-micrographic surgery.
The University of Missouri, Missouri Institute of Mental Health will be responsible for this program and will maintain a record of your continuing education credits earned. MIMH will award 1 clock hour or 1.2 contact hours (.1 CEU) for this program. MIMH credit will fulfill Clinical Social Work and Psychologist licensure requirements in the State of Missouri. Attendees with licensure from other states are responsible for seeking appropriate continuing education credit, from their respective boards for completing this program.
This module will talk about early mental health care centers in the state of Missouri including State Hospital Number One in Fulton, the St. Louis County Insane Asylum, and the Saint Louis Hospital for Social Evils. The history of these hospitals, the treatments offered patients, and the management of people with mental illness as affected by social and medical movements form the core of this presentation.
Supplemental materials for the Suicide Prevention Lifeguard app. Including a flyer, app wallet cards, and brochure with information on risk factors, warnings signs, suggestions for identifying and assisting people with suicidal thoughts and national and Missouri resources. Include information to download Suicide Lifeguard app for iPhone or Android.
Ethical issues and dilemmas challenge the practitioner. What are the guiding principles that inform ethical decision-making? How do the codes of ethics under which clinicians practice fit with the guiding principles? In this program, Peggy Keilholz expands upon the information given in her previous MIMH Training DVD, Frontline Ethics, by further examining the methods professionals use to resolve complicated ethical dilemmas and providing specific examples.