Educational Activities

DNA Educational Activities

Welcome to our online issues of Dermatology Nurse Practice

This is a series of print and online educational resources that is 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!

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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: June 1, 2022

Expiration Date: June 1, 2023


What exactly is a “healthcare disparity?”

How is the clinical appearance of atopic dermatitis (AD) lesions among patients with skin of color unique?

What is known about the prevalence of hypopigmentation and skin atrophy among AD patients with skin of color?

Why is it a bad idea to let family members serve as medical translators for patients who are non-native English speakers?


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?