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Embracing the World of Dermatology Nursing: Overview and Opportunities

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Embracing the World of Dermatology Nursing: Overview and Opportunities

Mar 1, 2017 8:15am ‐ Mar 1, 2017 9:15am

As the largest international healthcare workforce, nurses must continue to step forward as global leaders in skin health and skin care. Nurses have the opportunity to advance their role in the delivery of dermatologic care, formulate and shape policy to promote skin health, and improve clinical skin care standards through education and research.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize skin health as a significant global public health concern requiring nursing contributions.
  • Review the role of the Dermatology Nurses’ Association to initiate developments and organizations supporting nursing contribution to skin care worldwide.
  • Identify the common work of international dermatology nursing organizations across the world and encourage the international collaboration to advance evidence based practice focused on improving globally accessible dermatological nursing care.

Speaker(s):
  • Noreen Heer Nicol, PhD, RN, FNP, NEA-BC, Associate Professor, University of Colorado Denver

Take Their Temperature, Blood Pressure, Pulse, Stress Level?!?!? Observations of a Patient with Basal Cell Carcinoma Nevus Syndrome

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Take Their Temperature, Blood Pressure, Pulse, Stress Level?!?!? Observations of a Patient with Basal Cell Carcinoma Nevus Syndrome

Mar 1, 2017 9:15am ‐ Mar 1, 2017 10:15am

A BCCNS patient will share his observations and how he's retrospectively attributed his stress level to his BCC counts. This will be told by the patient. From the patient's POV. This is what's known as a "Patient-Centered Presentation" and will be delivered with said patient's trademark "Healing Humor" that has helped him deal with his condition for more than 2 decades.

Learning Objective:

  • Identify the impact stress has on health and what to do about it.

Speaker(s):

JDNA Writers Workshop

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JDNA Writers Workshop

Mar 1, 2017 1:30pm ‐ Mar 1, 2017 2:30pm

Presenting the manuscript submission process and author resources in an interactive session.

Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the article submission process.
  • Identify resources to assist in the process.

Speaker(s):
  • Katrina Masterson, RN, MSN, DNP, FNP-BC DCNP, Nurse Practitioner, Randall Dermatology

Dermoscopic Diagnosis: Chaos and Clues to Malignancy

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Dermoscopic Diagnosis: Chaos and Clues to Malignancy

Mar 1, 2017 1:30pm ‐ Mar 1, 2017 2:30pm

Increase in melanoma and other non-melanoma skin cancer provides a need for enhanced diagnostic methods. To provide DNA members increased knowledge and self-confidence to identify skin cancer and to provide prompt accurate triage of suspicious lesions using diagnostic decision making algorithms.

Learning Objectives:

  • Compare and contrast algorithms to assess skin lesions
  • Describe benign nevi patterns and melanoma specific structures. State characteristics of non-melanocytic benign and malignant tumors
  • Analyze the morphology, distribution and arrangement of skin lesion blood vessels to render a diagnosis

Speaker(s):
  • Marianne Woody, MSN, FNP-BC, DNCP, DAC, Nurse Practitioner, Juva Skin and Laser

Applying Skin Cancer Research into Practice; Emphasis on Skin Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

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Applying Skin Cancer Research into Practice; Emphasis on Skin Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

Mar 1, 2017 1:30pm ‐ Mar 1, 2017 2:30pm

Skin cancer has reached epidemic proportions and the surgeon general has established a call for action against skin cancer. Nurses are in an excellent position to teach the public about skin cancer prevention and to perform skin cancer screenings. The speaker has conducted several research studies with nursing students and nurses as participants. The most recent research focused on nurses teaching and screening patients for skin cancer on admission to hospital as nurses examine the skin of all patients. If nurses across the country educated and screened all patients on admission, nurses could dramatically decrease the morbidity and mortality of skin cancer.

Learning Objectives:

  • Evaluate recent research studies conducted by the speaker (Victoria Siegel) and their application to practice
  • Describe the Surgeon General’s Call for Action Against Skin Cancer
  • Evaluate the usage of tanning beds

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The Impact of Diet in Dermatology

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The Impact of Diet in Dermatology

Mar 1, 2017 4:00pm ‐ Mar 1, 2017 5:00pm

We will review evidence on the role that diet may play in various dermatologic conditions, and discuss practical tips that patients can use to implement recommended changes in their diets.

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the evidence on the role diet may play in various dermatologic conditions
  • Discuss the importance of including diet as part of a treatment plan for some skin conditions
  • Discuss practical tips that patients can use to make dietary changes

Speaker(s):
  • Allison Arthur, MD, MD/Dermatologist/Dermatopathologist, Sand Lake Dermatology Center

How To Become an Effective Speaker

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How To Become an Effective Speaker

Mar 1, 2017 4:00pm ‐ Mar 1, 2017 5:00pm

Ever wonder how some people seem to have a flair for delivering a fantastic talk? And then there are others that make watching paint dry seem exciting. Does the idea of public speaking turn you into a basket case? Are you afraid of embarrassing yourself? You are not alone! This session will provide practical tips to becoming not just an effective speaker, but a confident one. Hear about some techniques to boost your confidence, help you manage your own fears, and give a dynamic presentation.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the elements of an oral presentation
  • Describe key components of an effective presenter
  • Apply tips for effective presentation and being an effective presenter

Speaker(s):
  • Krista Rubin, MS, FNP-BC, Nurse Practitioner, Center for Melanoma, Massachusetts General Hospital

Holistic Care: A Cutaneous Journey

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Holistic Care: A Cutaneous Journey

Mar 2, 2017 8:15am ‐ Mar 2, 2017 9:15am

This presentation will be a collaborative effort of a Doctor of Nursing Dermatology Provider and a Certified Nurse Practitioner with a holistic background to provide current techniques to assist in skin healing and integrity maintenance. The most common blog recommendations that patients are reading/following will be shared in an effort to make health providers aware of herbals and mail order options patients are incorporating into their skin care programs. Herbals, over the counter products, electrical devices, magnet therapy, and energy field work are examples that will be explored.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify at least two foods that are recommended to improve/maintain skin health
  • Demonstrate at least one relaxation technique to utilize in the dermatology setting
  • Identify at least one herbal and one pharmacologic agent that have a noted cytochrome p450 interact

Speaker(s):
  • Heather Roebuck, DNP, FNP-BC, FAANP, Nurse Practitioner/Owner, RoebuckDERM
  • Shirley Hilzinger, FNP-BC, Nurse Practitioner, Energy Healer, Hilzinger Healing, LLC

Evolving Stepwise Management of Atopic Dermatitis: Basics then Beyond

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Evolving Stepwise Management of Atopic Dermatitis: Basics then Beyond

Mar 2, 2017 10:45am ‐ Mar 2, 2017 11:45am

Dermatology nurses will understand the efficacy and safety of national and international standards of AD care. They will also increase their knowledge of how to educate and work with patients with atopic dermatitis.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define atopic dermatitis and recognize it as part of the atopic triad
  • Summarize the skin barrier dysfunction and immunologic process involved in atopic dermatitis pathogenesis
  • Identify step-wise management of atopic dermatitis following international and national guidelines of care
  • Explore evolving therapies and their treatment role

Speaker(s):
  • Noreen Heer Nicol, PhD, RN, FNP, NEA-BC, Associate Professor, University of Colorado Denver

The Essential Dermatology Practice Trilogy: Scope, Procedures, Documentation

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The Essential Dermatology Practice Trilogy: Scope, Procedures, Documentation

Mar 2, 2017 1:00pm ‐ Mar 2, 2017 2:00pm

This presentation will provide an overview of roles and responsibilities within an outpatient dermatology practice. As we discuss procedures and documentation we will focus on the individual roles and scopes of practice of clinical staff.

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the role of the LPN and MA as dictated by their state scopes of practice statutes and regulations
  • Incorporate the information into their practice in order to achieve optimal patient outcomes and an efficient and safe work environment

Speaker(s):
  • Maura Flynn, MA, RN, DNC, SunAWARE Educator & Advocacy Coordinator, Children's Melanoma Prevention Foundation
  • Sarah Neider, MA, Clinical Team Lead, Center for Surgical Dermatology