{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Practical Direct Immunofluorescence ((Non-Physician Credit))

Activity Steps


The certificate for this activity is for NON-PHYSICIANS

Method of Participation in the Learning Process/Evaluation Method

Successful completion of this activity includes reading the entire article and successfully completing the post-quiz and an evaluation form.

Getting the Most out of the Activity

As you prepare to participate in this activity, please reflect on your practice and your patients and identify clinical challenges you hope to have addressed.

While participating in the training, identify ways you can use newly acquired knowledge, strategies, and skills to enhance patient outcomes and your own professional development.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify less common and newly described immunofluorescence patterns for the diagnosis of autoimmune bullous disorders.
  2. Explain the supportive role of direct immunofluorescence during the workup of vasculitis and connective tissue disease
  3. Select appropriate media for the transport and storage of tissue specimens for direct immunofluorescence analysis.
Price: $15.00


  • ACCME 1.0 CME

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Test Code: AJDN0220
Published: February 2020
Expires: 1/31/2022
Required Passing Score: 4/5 (80%)
Authors: Randie H. Kim, MD, PhD and Nooshin K. Brinster, MD
Categories: Dermatology , Pathology