In this thirteen-part CME series, we will learn about the science of sun protective clothing, risks, benefits, and safety of sunscreens, sunscreens and the environment, blue light, nutrition and supplements in sun protection, the use of oral sunscreens, sun protection in skin of color, and an overview of the risks of excessive sun exposure as it pertains to skin cancer and melanoma.
- Differentiate UVA, UVB, and blue light and the differences between physical and chemical sunscreens
- Examine recommendations made by a panel of dermatologists for different skin types
- Analyze current research on sunscreen recommendations for photoaging, skin cancer, photodermatoses, pigmentary, and inflammatory skin conditions.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Your CE Source and LearnHealth. Your CE Source is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Your CE Source designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This CE activity provides 1 contact hour of continuing nursing education. Your CE Source is a provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP 16031.
Method of Participation
Participants must 1) read the learning objectives and faculty disclosures, 2) study the educational activity, 3) complete the post test by recording the best answer to each quiz question, and 4) complete the evaluation form.
A statement of credit will be issued only upon receipt of a completed activity evaluation form and a completed post-test with a score of 70% or better. Statements of credit will be available once the evaluation form is completed.
The content, views, and opinions presented in this educational activity are those of the faculty/authors and do not necessarily reflect those of Your CE Source and/or LearnHealth. The faculty/authors have disclosed if there is any discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA in their presentations. Before prescribing any medicine, primary references and full prescribing information should be consulted. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management.
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