Welcome

Dear Colleagues and Friends,

 

Our lives have been considerably impacted by these difficult times!

 

We would like to inform you that this year’s Onychology Course will be virtual.

It will happen on the same scheduled dates: October 9-10, 2020.

We will make sure to keep the interaction with the speakers of the Course!

Kind regards,

Bertrand RICHERT & Josette ANDRE
Onychology Course Chairs

Friday 09.10.2020
2.00 – 5.00
pm
LIVE SURGERY

B. RICHERT

6.00 – 7.30
pm
BASIC COURSE

• Anesthesia of the nail unit

B. RICHERT

• How to start nail surgery?

M. CAUCANAS

• Dressings and pain management

F. DEHAVAY

• Complications

M. CAUCANAS

Saturday 10.10.2020
10.30 – 12.00
am
BASIC COURSE

• Onychomycosis: from clinic to pathogen directed therapy

P. LECERF - A. LENCASTRE

• How to sample onychomycosis?

J. ANDRÉ

• Onychoscopy: from basic to advanced

B.M. PIRACCINI

2.00 – 3.30
pm
EXPERT COURSE

• Moulds onychomycosis

B.M. PIRACCINI

• Management of benign nail tumours

A. LENCASTRE

• Chronic paronychia: Physiopathology and medical treatment

B.M. PIRACCINI

Surgical treatment

B. RICHERT

4.00 – 5 .30
pm
ALL LEVELS

• Clinical cases from our consultations

B.M. PIRACCINI, A. LENCASTRE, M. CAUCANAS, P. LECERF, F. DEHAVAY

• What’s new?

B. RICHERT

Speakers

Bianca-Maria Piraccini

Prof. of Dermatology.
Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Italy.

Josette André

Honorary Head of Department.
Dermatology Department.
CHU Saint-Pierre, CHU Brugmann, HUDERF. Université Libre de Bruxelles.
Past President of the European Nail Society.

Bertrand Richert

Head of Department.
Dermatology Department.
CHU Saint-Pierre, CHU Brugmann, HUDERF. Université Libre de Bruxelles. President of the « Nail Group » of the French Society of Dermatology.
Past President of the Council for Nail Disorders.

Marie Caucanas

Dermatologist,
Toulouse,
France.
Treasurer of the « Nail Group » of the French Society of Dermatology.
Board Member of the European Nail Society.

Pauline Lecerf

Dermatologist.
Dermatology Department.
CHU Saint-Pierre, CHU Brugmann, HUDERF. Université Libre de Bruxelles.
Treasurer of the European Nail Society

André Lencastre

Dermatologist.
Dermatology Department,
Hospital De Sinto Antonio dos Capuchos, Lisbon, Portugal

Florence Dehavay

Dermatologist.
Dermatology Department.
CHU Saint-Pierre, CHU Brugmann, HUDERF. Université Libre de Bruxelles.

History

The inter-academic courses of onychology were created in order to meet the need of dermatologists interested in advancing their clinical and/ or surgical skills in nail pathology.

The three founding Members are passionate about onychology and teaching: Josette André, Nadine Lateur and Bertrand Richert.

Since 2008, there have been bi-annual courses (one in English, one in French) offered over two days (Friday and Saturday).

Friday morning is dedicated to nail physiology and basic nail pathology. This session is aimed at introducing the novice to basic concepts in nail diseases.

Friday afternoon is devoted to nail surgery on a large screen, live from the operating room. The audience may at any time intervene and ask questions to the surgeon or even to the patient.

Saturday is devoted to expert lectures delivered by a new speaker each year. Part of the day is reserved for interactive discussions by the experts and participants encouraged to bring their own cases.

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