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17070 - Psychocutaneous Disorders


Expiration Date: Sep 27, 2024


Credits: None available.

Non-Members: $25.00
Members: $15.00

Description

Title of Activity: Psychocutaneous Disorders

Faculty:
Sylvana Brickley, MSN, FNP-BC, DCNP

Release Date: 9/28/2022
Expiration Date: 9/28/2024

Target Audience:
This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. Other healthcare providers may also participate.

CREDIT INFORMATION
Estimated time for completion:75 minutes
The fee for this activity is $15 DNA members/$25 non-members
This activity is awarded 1.25 Nursing Continuing Professional Development/Continuing Education (NCPD/CE) Credits, which includes 0.17 ANCC Pharmacology Credits.

To Receive Credit:

1. Watch the video in its entirety.
2. Complete/submit the post test and evaluation.
3. Receive a passing score of 70% or more to receive credit.
4. Print out your certificate, as well as save it to your computer.

ACCREDITATION STATEMENT:
The Dermatology Nurses’ Association (DNA) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW
This program discusses psychocutaneous disorders, including pathogenesis, classification, and treatment. This case-based discussion includes delusions of infestation, Morgellons disease, and factitious/skin picking disorder. Therapeutic approach, ethics, and use of antipsychotics are discussed. There will be a brief review of treatment for primary pruritus.

Program Purpose:
The purpose of this program is to provide information on psychocutaneous disorders, including pathogenesis, classification, and treatment. This case-based discussion includes delusions of infestation, Morgellons disease, and factitious/skin picking disorder. Therapeutic approach, ethics, and use of antipsychotics are discussed. There will be a brief review of treatment for primary pruritus.

Learning Objectives
Upon successful completion of this educational program, the participant should be able to:

  • Discuss significance and classifications of psychocutaneous disorders.
  • Discuss differences between appropriate and inappropriate treatment and workup for patients with psychocutaneous diseases and identify unethical exploitations of these patients.
  • Discuss importance of working up patients who present with pruritus for underlying causes, including lymphoma, prurigo nodularis, and treatment of primary pruritus.

DISCLOSURE
It is the policy of DNA to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, scientific rigor, and integrity in all of its continuing education activities. The author must disclose to the participants any significant relationships with ineligible companies whose products or devices may be mentioned in the activity or with the commercial supporter of this continuing education activity. Identified conflicts of interest are mitigated by DNA prior to accreditation of the activity.

Planning committee members:
Theresa Coyner, RN, MSN, ANP-BC, DCNP
Mitzi Paulsen, BA, BSN, RN
Trudy Adamson, MSN, RN, DNC, AP-PD
have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with ineligible companies related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

Faculty:
Sylvana Brickley, MSN, FNP-BC, DCNP
has disclosed that she has no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with ineligible companies related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.

All of the relevant financial relationships listed for these individuals have been mitigated.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT
None

Speaker(s):

  • Sylvana Brickley, MSN, FNP-BC, DCNP, Lead Dermatology Nurse Practitioner, University of Rochester Medical Center

Credits Available


Post Test
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