Faculty: Maryellen Maguire-Eisen, RN, MSN
Release Date: 02/10/2015
Dermatology Nurses’ Association hosts first Virtual Symposium, covering topic of psoriasis
WHAT: The Dermatology Nurses’ Association (DNA) hosts its first Virtual Symposium, focusing on psoriasis, a skin condition effecting as many as 7.5 million Americans. This event offers a unique educational format for dermatology and primary care nurses, and nurse practitioners managing psoriasis patients.
WHEN: Saturday, November 10, 2012
Session I: 8 A.M. - 12 P.M. EST OR Session II: 1 P.M. - 5 P.M. EST
WHERE: Virtually-from any computer
DETAILS: DNA’s Virtual Psoriasis Symposium will be the organization’s first virtual event, answering its members’ requests for more online education. Leading dermatology professionals Lakshi Aldredge, MSN, ANP-BC, Susan Tofte, RN, MS, FNP-C, and Stephanie Kemmerling FNP-C, will host the sessions, covering the causes and treatment options of psoriasis while providing attendees with resources and support services for psoriasis patients. After the sessions, members can participate in a live Q&A with the presenters or walk the virtual exhibit hall and interact with leading dermatology service providers.
COST: DNA Member cost: $75.00; Non-member cost: $125.00
The Dermatology Nurses’ Association (DNA) is a professional nursing organization comprised of a diverse group of individuals committed to quality care through sharing knowledge and expertise. The core purpose of the DNA is to promote excellence in dermatologic care. Members include nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical and vocational nurses, medical assistants and others associated with dermatology nursing, who work in a variety of settings including clinics, academic institutions, private practice, public health centers, and government facilities. DNA offers education and training in fundamental and cutting-edge dermatology care and treatment through its annual convention, local chapter meetings, dermatology nurse and nurse practitioner certification review courses and expert workshops. Members of the DNA’s Nurse Practitioner Society are afforded tools, resources and education focused on the needs of the advanced nurse practitioner. The DNA Focus Newsletter and official journal, the Journal of Dermatology Nurses’ Association, extend the DNA’s informational and education presence with association and practice news, learner-paced continuing education and timely resources.