THIRD NORDIC COURSE IN VIRTUAL DERMATOPATHOLOGY

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PROGRAMME

Local Organizing Committee

Ellen Mooney, MD, Director Nordic Institute of Virtual Dermatopathology, Hafnarfjörður, Iceland
Ismini Vassilaki, MD, Karolinska University Hospital, Solna, Sweden

Scientific Faculty

Ellen Mooney, MD, Hafnarfjörður, Iceland.
Ismini Vassilaki, MD, Stockholm, Sweden.
Jacqueline M. Junkins-Hopkins, MD, Geisinger Medical Clinic, Danville, PA USA.
Tammie Ferringer, MD, Director of Dermatopathology, Geisinger Medical Clinic, Danville, PA USA.

On 22 October, the programme will begin with an introduction to the software, using challenging cases with virtual/digital slides. This is followed by informative lectures on various aspects of dermatopathology, provided by the faculty, who are board certified in dermatopathology.

In the self-assessment exam on October 23, the participants will use the digital software and thereby get first-hand experience in digital dermatopathology. The software, which is accessible on a laptop with Adobe Flash Player (free download), incorporates clinical information, clinical photographs and digital slides, as well as the handouts. The latter will be accessible as PDF‘s after the exam.

 

Please bring a laptop, as Flash Player cannot be used with a tablet or smartphone.

Programme

Thursday October 22nd 2020

8:30 Registration and coffee
9:30 Welcome
9:05 Challenging VDP cases & the software EM
9:35 Vasculitis JJH
10:15 Coffee break
10:30 What’s new in cutaneous adnexal tumors
11:10 Sclerotic diseases IV
11:50 Lunch
12:30 Panniculitis JJH
13:10 The erythemas EM
13:50 Lymphomatoid papulosis, associations & simulators JJH
14:30 Coffee break
14:45 Clues to diagnoses in VDP  EM
15:25 Interesting infectious diseases of the skin TF
16:05 Granulomatous diseases IV
16:45–17:45 Welcome reception

Friday October 23rd 2020

8:00 Self-assessment exam
9:30 Brief overview of immunohistochemistry TF
10:10–10:25 Coffee break
10:25 -11:55 Review of Self-Assessment Exam  All
11:55–12:00 Closure
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