Dermatology

Dermatology III

held

 

Langen / Germany

27.11.2023 – 01.12.2023

EURO 2.350.-*

EURO 2.250.-*(early registration deadline: 12.06.2023)

* eLibrary access is included in the course fee

Total hours: 40
ATF hours (Austria, Germany, Luxembourg, Switzerland): TBA
ECTS credits (Master & Certificate): 5

Program Director/Principal Course Master:

Prof. Dr. Lluís Ferrer, DVM, PhD, Dipl.ECVD (ES)

Principal Course Masters:

Dr. Chiara Noli, DVM, Dipl. ECVD (IT)
Dr. Manolis Saridomichelakis, DVM, PhD, Dipl. ECVD (GR)

Course Masters:

Dr. Thierry Olivry, Dr. Vet., PhD, Dipl. ECVD, Dipl. ACVD (FR, US, LV)

Course Overview

This course focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of allergic and autoimmune skin diseases. The first part deals with skin allergies, especially with atopic dermatitis. The understanding and management of atopic dermatitis has experienced a deep change in the last years. The use of the new therapeutic tools (JAK inhibitors, monoclonal antibodies) is discussed in detail in a framework of a medicine that tends to be more individualized (different treatment for each patient). In the second part, cutaneous autoimmune diseases are discussed. Immune mechanisms and pathogenesis of each entity are reviewed, followed by diagnostic criteria and treatment. Special attention is given to the pemphigus group, but other auto-immune diseases as uveo-dermatologic syndrome or alopecia areata are also discussed.

Course program (subject to change)

Monday, 27 November 2023

09:00 – 09:45 Autoimmune diseases in dogs and cats: introduction Olivry
09:45 – 10:30 General principles of immunosuppression Olivry
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:45 Autoimmune diseases of the epidermis: pemphigus Olivry
11:45 – 13:15 Sterile pustular dermatitides, erythema multiforme, Stevens Johnson syndrome – toxic epidermal necrolysis Saridomichelakis
13:15 – 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 – 16:00 Autoimmune diseases of the epidermis: cutaneous lupus Olivry
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 17:30 Clinical cases, wrap up Olivry
18:00 – 20:00 Welcome Drink

Tuesday, 28 November 2023

09:00 – 09:45 Autoimmune diseases of the epidermal basement membrane Olivry
09:45 – 10:30 Autoimmune diseases of the adnexa Saridomichelakis
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:45 Autoimmune diseases of melanocytes Saridomichelakis
11:45 – 12:30 Selected immune-mediated diseases of the dermis Saridomichelakis
12:30 – 13:15 Vasculitis and ischemic dermatopathies Saridomichelakis
13:15 – 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 – 16:00 Introduction to canine and feline allergic dermatitides; Food allergy in dogs and cats: critically-appraised topics Olivry
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 17:30 Clinical cases, wrap up Olivry

Wednesday, 29 November 2023

09:00 – 09:45 Insect hypersensitivities in dogs and cats Saridomichelakis
09:45 – 10:30 Diagnostic approach to the pruritic dog Saridomichelakis
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:45 Epidemiology, pathogenesis, and clinical presentation of canine atopic dermatitis Saridomichelakis
11:45 – 12:30 You have got rid of fleas. Nice!!! What about bacteria, yeasts, and otitis? Saridomichelakis
12:30 – 13:15 Examples and clinical cases Saridomichelakis
13:15 – 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 – 15:15 Examples and clinical cases Saridomichelakis
15:15 – 16:00 Journal club Saridomichelakis
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 17:30 Wrap-up, quiz, self-assessment Saridomichelakis

Thursday, 30 November 2023

09:00 – 09:45 Skin and serological testing for IgE sensitization in dogs Noli
09:45 – 10:30 Allergen-specific immunotherapy in dogs Noli
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:45 Systemic therapy of canine atopic dermatitis Saridomichelakis
11:45 – 12:30 Topical therapy of canine atopic dermatitis Noli
12:30 – 13:15 Examples and clinical cases Noli
13:15 – 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 – 16:00 Examples and clinical cases Noli
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 17:30 Wrap-up, quiz, self-assessment Noli
Evening Social Dinner

Friday, 1 December 2023

09:00 – 09:45 Nutraceuticals and microbiome restorers for canine atopic dermatitis Noli
09:45 – 10.30 Feline atopic skin syndrome: clinical presentation and approach (part I) Noli
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:45 Feline atopic skin syndrome: clinical presentation and approach (part II) Noli
11:45 – 13:15 Skin, serological testing and treatment of feline atopic skin syndrome. What it different? Noli
13:15 – 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 – 16:00 Examples and clinical cases Saridomichelakis
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 17:30 Wrap-up, quiz, self-assessment Saridomichelakis

Course location

Mercure Hotel Frankfurt Airport Langen, Robert-Bosch-Straße 26, 63225 Langen