Educational Activities

DNA Educational Activities

Welcome to our first issue of Dermatology Nurse Practice

This is the first in a series of print and online educational resources that is being developed by the Dermatology Nurses’ Association thanks to unrestricted educational grants from Incyte and Pfizer. We hope that you find the information in this and subsequent publications of informational and educational value as you progress in your career as a dermatology nurse. If there are topics you’d like to learn about in the future or if you have any feedback on this education, please don’t hesitate to drop us a note at We’d love to hear from you!

This Education Offering is provided FREE of charge!

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.


Release Date: December 15, 2021

Expiration Date: December 15, 2022


What is driving the increased prevalence of atopic dermatitis (AD) both in the United States and around the globe?

What are the differences between the “inside-out” and “outside-in” theories that have been proposed to help explain why AD develops in some individuals but not others?

How common is the “atopic march” among infants who are diagnosed with AD?

What are some of the more common pathways targeted by therapies commonly used to treat AD?