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dermatology cme class


Below are some of our most frequently asked questions. If you have any further questions, please fill out our contact form.

  • What is Intuiderm's mission statement/program objectives?
    After participating in the lecture series, the participants in the CME activity should be able to demonstrate an increase in, or affirmation of, their knowledge of the clinical dermatology. Participants should be able to evaluate the appropriateness of the clinical information as it applies to the provision of patient care.
  • Who are these courses intended for?
    This program is designed for physicians’ assistants, nurse practitioners, students, and physicians who are involved in providing patient care and who wish to advance their current knowledge of clinical dermatology.
  • How are courses accredited?
    Intuiderm courses are accredited for CME by The Academy of Medicine of Richmond is accredited by Medical Society of the State of New York by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians and physican assistants. The Academy of Medicine of Richmond designates each activity for the number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM listed below. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. To claim CME credit participants will study the course content and successfully complete a CME quiz with a score of 70%.
  • How many credits is each course worth?
    The Academy of Medicine of Richmond designates this activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Physician should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation on the activity. 1 hour of the course corresponds to 1 credit.
  • Who will be the instructor?
    Dr. Paul Contard is one of the most highly respected dermatologist in New York City. ​ He earned his MPH and PhD in biology at City University of New York. During that time, he did extensive research on skin. After completing his PhD, Dr. Contard received his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine. He completed a one-year internship in internal medicine at Staten Island University Hospital then returned to Mount Sinai for residency training in dermatology. ​ He has been Board certified in dermatology since 1992. For over 25 years, Dr. Contard has participated in the treatment of thousands of patients in his private practice, hospital inpatient consults, and teaching clinics. He was one of the first physicians to adapt to electronic medical records. ​ For past 25 years, Dr. Contard has been involved in the medical education of hundreds of medical residents, medical students, physician assistants, physician assistants students, nursing students, nurse practitioners, and attending physicians. He is one of the most highly sought after dermatologic speakers in the area. His lectures are well attended and he is known for his ability to simplify difficult concepts with his humorous, easy-going, delivery. He is a doctor's doctor.
  • Where are lectures held?
    Due to the pandemic, Intuiderm courses are all currently held online. Keep an eye out for an in person lecture announcement coming soon!
  • Do I need to compete an evaluation?
    Yes. You must complete the evaluation in order to get the CME credit and the certificate.
  • How do I get a certificate?
    Once you complete the survey at the end of the course a certificate will be emailed you within 3 business days.
  • Does Intuiderm refund your money if you miss a course?
    There are absolutely no refunds. If you miss a class, you can be given the opportunity to take another lecture of equal CME value.
  • Who can get CME credit for the courses taken?
    Only physicians and physician assistants can get category one credit.
  • Does Intuiderm have opportunities for in person one-on-one instruction?
    Yes. It's an immersive experience with Dr. Contard in his office seeing patients and is usually done in 1-2 week block rotations. Please contact us for more information.
  • Can you receive credit for asynchronous learning?
    No, we are currently accredited for live teaching but we should receiving accreditation for enduring materials in a few weeks.
  • What is the necessary software/equipment for this course?
    A participate in the lecture series needs to have access to a current web browser (ie Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge).
  • Are there any disclosures? Does this program receive commerical support?
    Paul Contard MD reports he has no disclosures. This CME program receives no commercial support.
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