The Dermatology Nurses' Association
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The Immunological…

The Immunological Basis of Common Dermatologic Diseases


Speaker Andrew Blauvelt, MD

Program Learning Objectives:
Upon successful completion of this activity, participants will have improved their ability to:

  • List the key components of cutaneous immunity.
  • Summarize the role of key components of cutaneous immunity in the pathophysiology of atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, eczema, and psoriasis.
  • Describe the interrelationship between immunological reactions in the skin and those in other organ systems, such as joints, the digestive tract, and respiratory system.
  • Summarize the mechanisms of action, safety, and efficacy of available and emerging treatments for atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, and eczema.

This activity is awarded 1.00 Contact Hour.
Expiration Date: 02/28/2014

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

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP5708.