TORONTO, April 10, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Dermatology Association (CDA) is hosting its first-ever dermatology for non-dermatologists (D4nD) bootcamp, a half-day, interactive and essentials program for front line healthcare practitioners wanting to improve their clinical skills in diagnosing and treating skin cancers.
The skin cancer bootcamp was designed to bridge existing knowledge gaps in relation to detection, preliminary diagnosis, and developing more efficient referral pathways to ensure timely and optimal patient care.
|Who:||Dr Richard Langley, Incoming CDA president and Halifax dermatologist|
|Dr Anatoli Freiman, Sun Protection Program chair and Toronto dermatologist|
|Dr Yvette Miller-Monthrope, Toronto dermatologist|
|Topics:||Importance of the early detection and diagnosis of skin cancers (all)|
|Bridging knowledge gaps and collaborative inter-displinary programming to improve patient outcomes (Langley)|
|Prevention: how Canadians can help themselves (Freiman and Miller-Monthrope)|
|CDA Sun Protection Program - sunscreen recognition program (Freiman)|
|What:||Interview & Photo/Video Opportunity|
|When:||Friday, April 12, 2013|
|Interviews 12:00 p.m. to 12:45 p.m.|
|Video B-roll 1:00 p.m. to 1:25 p.m.|
|Where:||MaRS Discovery District, Auditorium|
|101 College St, Toronto, ON|
Parking: Underground parking is available at the MaRS Centre at a cost of $4 per half hour and can be accessed via Elizabeth Street, just south of College Street on the west side of the road. Additional parking is available at a number of parking garages and above ground lots within a two-block radius.
The Canadian Dermatology Association, founded in 1925, represents Canadian dermatologists. The association strives to provide easy access to the largest, most reliable source of medical knowledge on dermatology. CDA exists to advance the science and art of medicine and surgery related to the care of the skin, hair and nails; provide continuing professional development for its members; support and advance patient care; provide public education on sun protection and other aspects of skin health; and promote a lifetime of healthier skin, hair and nails. By doing so, CDA informs and empowers both medical professionals and the Canadian public.
SOURCE: Canadian Dermatology Association
For further information:
On-site contact person Friday, April 12:
Caroline Herzberg, Director, Professional Education and Accreditation
Office: 613.738.1748 x 226 | Cell: 613.791.7991
CDA Communications contacts:
Jennifer Scott, Director, Communications
613.738.1748 x 222
Laura Craig, Coordinator, Communications
613.738.1748 x 229