02 - 04 Dec 2021

Mycology

The course is designed to explore new developments and current practice in medical mycology.

It will address important issues from diagnosis to treatment. But it will also explore new aspects of specific infections including dermatophytosis, candidiasis and onychomycosis as well as deep fungal infections that present in the skin. New areas such as the rise of anti fungal resistance and the use of interventional surgical techniques in the treatment of nail disease will also be covered . The course will use a mix of lectures, case based teaching and practical demonstrations. Interactive sessions will be used throughout the programme to reinforce learning objectives.

 

Learning Objectives:

1. To improve personal knowledge about the aetiology, pathogenesis and clinical presentations of fungal infections affecting the skin  
2. To understand the methods of investigating and diagnosing fungal infections of the skin

3. To be able to treat patients with fungal infections using appropriate antifungal drugs and/or procedures

Where

Copenhagen, Denmark

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Terms

Specialist courses are addressed to dermatology and venereology specialists (both EADV members and non-EADV members).

The selection is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please settle your registration fee as soon as possible to formally confirm your participation. 

 

Registration Fee (EADV Members):         400 EUR
Registration Fee (Non EADV Members): 650 EUR

If you are processing someone else's registration, please ensure you use their personal log-in and contact details when filling out the registration form.

 

In case of cancellation, the EADV will automatically deduct 50 EUR from the refund.

  • If participation is cancelled less than 6 weeks before the first day of the course, the EADV will provide a refund of 75% of the registration fee.
  • If participation is cancelled less than 15 days before the first day of the course, the EADV will not provide any refund of the registration course fee.

Payment transfers from one course to another are not possible.

 Registration of a participant entails acceptance of the following terms and conditions:

  • You are the sole responsible for any health risks related to travel in times of COVID-19 pandemic. The EADV cannot be held responsible and is discharged from any liability whatsoever in case you become ill. You must also take necessary health and safety measures before and during the event.
  • When attending the course and its related activities, you agree upon collection, process and publication of your image and voice in audio/visual/video recordings. The EADV is authorized to use the recorded material for later educational and promotional purposes.
  • You cannot take any photographs or re-use any of the educational material provided as part of the course without a formal authorisation from EADV and the concerned speakers.

Application submissions close on 22 July 2021 at 23h59 CEST

Programme

Thursday 2 December 2021

  • 12:30 / 13:00 Welcome & pre-course test   -   Ditte Saunte, Roderick Hay
  • 13:00 / 13:45 Introduction to Mycology: Basics   -   Ditte Saunte
  • 13:45 / 14:30 Diagnostic methods   -   Speaker TBD
  • 14:30 / 15:00 Cases: focus on diagnostics   -   Ditte Saunte, Michael Arabatzis, Roderick Hay
  • 15:00 / 15:30 Dermatophytosis I (Epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinic, treatment, different diagnoses)   -   Ditte Saunte
  • 15:30 / 15:45 Coffee break
  • 15:45 / 16:15 Dermatophytosis II (Epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinic, treatment, different diagnoses)   -   Ditte Saunte
  • 16:15 / 16:45 Cases   -   Ditte Saunte, Michael Arabatzis
  • 16:45 / 17:00 Break
  • 17:00 / 17:45 Malassezia related diseases (Epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinic, treatment)   -   Michael Arabatzis
  • 17:45 / 18:00 Cases   -   Michael Arabatzis, Roderick Hay

Friday 3 December 2021

  • 08:45 / 09:45 Antifungal therapy (Working mechanism, side-effects, interaction, patients at risk)   -   Bardur Sigurgeirson
  • 09:45 / 10:15 Antifungal resistance   -   Ditte Saunte
  • 10:15 / 10:30 Coffee break
  • 10:30 / 11:45 Subcutaneous infections (Epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinic, treatment)   -   Roderick Hay
  • 11:45 / 12:30 Cases   -   Roderick Hay, Bardur Sigurgeirson
  • 12:30 / 13:15 Lunch
  • 13:15 / 14:30 Onychomycosis (Epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinic, treatment, different diagnoses)   -   Bardur Sigurgeirson
  • 14:30 / 15:00 Difficult to treat cases   -   Roderick Hay, Bardur Sigurgeirson
  • 15:00 / 15:15 Coffee break
  • 15:15 / 16:00 Lasers and light therapy   -   Peter Bjerring
  • 16:00 / 16:30 Cases   -   Peter Bjerring, Ditte Saunte
  • 16:30 / 16:45 Break
  • 16:45 / 17:15 Demonstration of direct microscopy/culture   -   Ditte Saunte, Roderick Hay
  • 17:15 / 17:45 Group work
  • 17:45 / 18:00 Test your microscopy skills   -   Ditte Saunte, Roderick Hay, Michael Arabatzis
  • 19:00 / 21:00 Social Dinner with speakers and participants

Saturday 4 December 2021

  • 08:45 / 09:45 Candidiasis (Epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinic, treatment, different diagnoses)   -   Michael Arabatzis
  • 09:45 / 10:30 Systemic fungal infections and the Skin   -   Roderick Hay
  • 10:30 / 10:45 Coffee break
  • 10:45 / 11:30 Fungal infection disease burden and impact on health   -   Roderick Hay
  • 11:30 / 12:00 Post-course test and farewell   -   Roderick Hay, Ditte Saunte
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