CE Center Online


Welcome to DNA's CE Center, an online education portal for continuing education needs. The programs available here have been repurposed from the DNA annual convention. Didn't get to attend the convention? Missed a session available below? Now you have the opportunity to earn contact hours from the comfort of your home or office. The process is simple:

  1. View a program
  2. Take the exam
  3. After a 70% or higher passing rate, print your certificate.

The Dermatology Nurses' Association (DNA) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Sessions

Skin of Color: Presentation and Management

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Skin of Color: Presentation and Management


Identification: 17003

Credits: None available.

The purpose of this activity is to provide the learner with knowledge to diagnose primary lesions, and to become familiar with current and future treatment options of patients with high-risk, or advanced disease. Prevention strategies will also be reviewed.

Learning Objective/Outcome:

  • Differentiate skin conditions in patients of color to determine appropriate management.

Target Audience:
RNs, NPs, LPNs and other healthcare professionals caring for patients with dermatology.

Release Date: June 16, 2017
Expiration Date: June 6, 2019

Speaker Disclosure: Rita Pichardo-Geisinger, MD has disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

Nurse Planner Disclosure: Kristen Miller, RN, MSN, FNP has disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

No commercial support was obtained for this activity.

The Dermatology Nurses' Association (DNA) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $15.00

Skin Toxicities from Anti-Neoplastic Therapy

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Skin Toxicities from Anti-Neoplastic Therapy


Identification: 17004

Credits: None available.

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to predict, recognize, and manage common skin side effects of therapies used in cancer care.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes:

  • Identify the importance of skin side effects in cancer patients.
  • Recognize cutaneous toxicities from chemo and radiation.
  • Describe management strategies for common skin toxicities.

Target Audience:
RNs, NPs, LPNs and other healthcare professionals caring for patients with dermatology.

Release Date: May 18, 2015
Expiration Date: May 18, 2018

Speaker Disclosure: Nicole LeBoeuf, MD has disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

Nurse Planner Disclosure: Theresa Coyner, RN, ANP-BC, DCNP has disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

No commercial support was obtained for this activity.

The Dermatology Nurses' Association (DNA) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $15.00

Utilization of Skin Cancer Prevention Educational Products in Your Practice Setting

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Utilization of Skin Cancer Prevention Educational Products in Your Practice Setting


Identification: 17005

Credits: None available.

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to identify online educational resources for implementation in patient education.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes:

  • Identify quality online educational resources for skin cancer prevention.
  • Discuss practical ways to implement these products in the dermatology practice setting.
Target Audience:

RNs, NPs, LPNs and other healthcare professionals caring for patients with dermatology.

Release Date: February 10, 2015
Expiration Date: February 10, 2018

Speaker Disclosure: Maryellen Maguire-Eisen, RN, MSN has disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

Nurse Planner Disclosure: Candace Short, DNP, WHNP-BC, RN has disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

No commercial support was obtained for this activity.

The Dermatology Nurses' Association (DNA) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $15.00

Regional Therapy for Metastatic Melanoma

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Regional Therapy for Metastatic Melanoma


Identification: 17006

Credits: None available.

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to identify the signs and symptoms of locoregionally metastatic melanoma and the current treatment options.

Learning Objective/Outcome:

  • Describe the diagnostic procedures and management of regionally metastatsic melanoma.

Target Audience:

RNs, NPs, LPNs and other healthcare professionals caring for patients with dermatology.

Release Date: December 31, 2014
Review Date:
December 29, 2016
Expiration Date: December 31, 2017

Speaker Disclosure: Jonathan Zager, MD, FACS has disclosed the following relationship: Consultant for Delcath Systems Medical Advisory Board. Any potential conflict of interest has been vetted according to policy and the determination was made that no conflict existed.

Nurse Planner Disclosure: Theresa Coyner, RN, ANP-BC, DCNP has disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

No commercial support was obtained for this activity.

The Dermatology Nurses' Association (DNA) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $15.00

Cutaneous Paraneoplastic Disorders

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Cutaneous Paraneoplastic Disorders


Identification: 17008

Credits: None available.

The purpose of this activity is to make the learner a patient and team educator with regard to paraneoplastic disorders.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes:

  • Identify cutaneous signs of underlying malignancy on physical exam.
  • Develop screening recommendations and appropriate referrals.

Target Audience:
RNs, NPs, LPNs and other healthcare professionals caring for patients with dermatology.

Release Date: January 1, 2015
Review Date:
December 12, 2016
Expiration Date: January 1, 2020

Speaker Disclosure: Nicole LeBoeuf, MD has disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

Nurse Planner Disclosure: Kathy Gross, RN, BSN has disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

No commercial support was obtained for this activity.

The Dermatology Nurses' Association (DNA) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $15.00

Psoriasis Variants

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Psoriasis Variants


Identification: 17009

Credits: None available.

The purpose of this activity is to make the learner familiar with the different forms of psoriasis and variants of psoriasis and be prepared to provide anticipatory guidance to appropriate patient populations.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes:

  • Describe the typical presentation of psoriasis.
  • List the various forms of psoriasis.
  • Describe the clinical presentation of psoriasis variants and identify differential diagnosis.

Target Audience:
RNs, NPs, LPNs and other healthcare professionals caring for patients with dermatology.

Release Date: December 17, 2014
Expiration Date: December 17, 2017

Speaker Disclosure: Melodie Young, MSN, ANP-C, DCNP has disclosed the following relationships: Speaker for Abbvie and Janssen; Consultant for Abbvie, Janssen, and Celgene; Sub investigator for Pfizer, Amgen, Novartis, and Celgene. Any potential conflict of interest has been vetted according to policy and the determination was made that no conflict existed.

Nurse Planner Disclosure: Kristen Miller, RN, MSN, FNP has disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

No commercial support was obtained for this activity.

The Dermatology Nurses' Association (DNA) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $15.00

Lower Extremity Arterial and Venous Ulcers

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Lower Extremity Arterial and Venous Ulcers


Identification: 17010

Credits: None available.

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to identify and manage arterial and venous insufficiency ulcers.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes:

  • Integrate current evidence regarding arterial ulcer disease.
  • Integrate current evidence regarding venous ulcer disease.

Target Audience:
RNs, NPs, LPNs and other healthcare professionals caring for patients with dermatology.

Release Date: July 1, 2014
Review Date:
June 19, 2017
Expiration Date: July 1, 2019

Speaker Disclosure: Janet Davis, MSN, RN, GNP, CWOCN has disclosed the following relationship: Consultant for 3M Skin & Wound Care Division. Any potential conflict of interest has been vetted according to policy and the determination was made that no conflict existed.

Nurse Planner Disclosure: Kathy Gross, RN, BSN has disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

No commercial support was obtained for this activity.

The Dermatology Nurses' Association (DNA) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $15.00

How To's of a Skin Cancer Assessment

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How To's of a Skin Cancer Assessment


Identification: 17011

Credits: None available.

The purpose of this activity is to review both the subjective and objective components to an exam as well as to review normal versus abnormal, and age appropriate skin findings commonly seen during a skin examination.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes:

  • Describe the components to a skin cancer examination.
  • Review typical presentations of benign skin lesions.
  • Describe typical presentation of non-pigmented skin malignancies.
  • Describe typical presentations of cutaneous melanomas.
  • Discuss management and follow up strategies for patients at risk.

Target Audience:
RNs, NPs, LPNs and other healthcare professionals caring for patients with dermatology.

Release Date: January 19, 2014
Review Date:
January 1, 2016
Expiration Date: January 19, 2020

Speaker Disclosure: Krista Rubin, MS, RN, FNP-BC has disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

Nurse Planner Disclosure: Kathy Gross, RN, BSN has disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

No commercial support was obtained for this activity.

The Dermatology Nurses' Association (DNA) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $15.00

Periocular Lesions

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Periocular Lesions


Identification: 17012

Credits: None available.

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to identify both common and uncommon eye lesions and appropriate treatment options for the lesions.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes:

  • Describe eye anatomy.
  • Demonstrate eye assessment.
  • Identify eye lesions and appropriate treatment options.

Target Audience:
RNs, NPs, LPNs and other healthcare professionals caring for patients with dermatology.

Release Date: September 9, 2013
Review Date:
August 28, 2016
Expiration Date: September 9, 2018

Speaker Disclosure: Jonel Gomez, MSN, ARNP, FNP-BC, GNP-BC has disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

Nurse Disclosure: Theresa Coyner, RN, ANP-BC, DCNP has disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

No commercial support was obtained for this activity.

The Dermatology Nurses' Association (DNA) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $15.00

Hair Loss in Children

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Hair Loss in Children


Identification: 17013

Credits: None available.

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to identify alopecias and treatment options for pediatric patients presenting with alopecia.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes:

  • Identify the causes of alopecia in pediatrics.
  • Describe the types of alopecias in pediatrics.
  • Describe treatment options for various alopecias.

Target Audience:
RNs, NPs, LPNs and other healthcare professionals caring for patients with dermatology.

Release Date: September 1, 2013
Review Date:
August 11, 2016
Expiration Date: September 1, 2018

Speaker Disclosure: Nicole Rogers, MD, FAAD has disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

Nurse Disclosure: Theresa Coyner, RN, ANP-BC, DCNP has disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

No commercial support was obtained for this activity.

The Dermatology Nurses' Association (DNA) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $15.00

Funky Feet and Nails

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Funky Feet and Nails


Identification: 17014

Credits: None available.

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to better recognize, provide care for, and educate patients on conditions of the nails and feet commonly seen in a dermatology practice.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes:

  • Review anatomy and physiology of feet and nails.
  • Discuss normal age related changes to feet and nails.
  • Review common foot and nail disorders encountered in dermatology.

Target Audience:
RNs, NPs, LPNs and other healthcare professionals caring for patients in dermatology.

Release Date: October 31, 2012
Review Date:
September 25, 2016
Expiration Date: October 31, 2018

Speaker Disclosure: Emily Fridlington, MD has disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

Nurse Planner Disclosure: Sue A. McCann, MSN, RN, DNC has disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

No commercial support was obtained for this activity.

The Dermatology Nurses' Association (DNA) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $15.00

Dermatologic Emergencies

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Dermatologic Emergencies


Identification: 17016

Credits: None available.

The purpose of this activity is to enable to learner to diagnose and refer patients with dermatologic emergencies and to help prevent the spread of serious infectious diseases as these patients are referred to the ED for a higher level of care.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes:

  • Describe signs and symptoms of dermatologic emergencies.
  • Identify the basic treatments for dermatologic emergencies.

Target Audience:
RNs, NPs, LPNs and other healthcare professionals caring for patients with dermatology.

Release Date: September 1, 2015
Expiration Date: September 1, 2018

Speaker Disclosure: Kirsten Covec, RN, CPNP, MPH has disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

Hilary Fairbrother, MD, MPH, FACEP has disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

Nurse Planner Disclosure: Theresa Coyner, RN, ANP-BC, DCNP has disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

No commercial support was obtained for this activity.

The Dermatology Nurses' Association (DNA) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Speaker(s):
Standard: $15.00