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National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners

2018 Dermatology Education Basic Core Curriculum in New York City/New Jersey!

Sheraton Lincoln Harbor Hotel
500 Harbor Boulevard
Weehawken, NJ 07086

Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 8:00am ET - Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 3:00pm ET
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500 Harbor Boulevard, Weehawken, NJ 07086



New and Improved Basic Core curriculum


Dr. Debra Shelby, PhD, DNP

CE Credits

This event offers 9.0 CEU credits to attendees.
CE accredited by AKH, Inc.

Additional Information

Comprehensive basic dermatology core curriculum lectures and workshops relating to dermatology practice, basic procedures and surgery

Learn from faculty with over
25+ years of dermatology experience and surgery.

CEUs will be offered, TBD final number. The Basic Core Curriculum registrants can convert to the Dermatology Certificate Program within the year. Money spent will be deducted from the Certificate program total fees.

Instruments are provided, but it is highly recommended to bring your own if you have them. Continental breakfast is included.

Agenda and times are subject to change. No refunds after September 22, 2018. No exceptions!

Nearest airport is Newark Airport.

Basic Dermatology Core Curriculum
8:00 Continental Breakfast Included
8:30-9:30am   Intro to Dermatology   
9:30-10:30am Intro to Dermatopathology 
10:30-10:45am Break
10:45-11:45am  Documentation and Billing 
11:45-12:45pm Lunch Break
12:45-2:45pm Suturing Workshop: Simple interrupted, Vertical and horizontal mattress, Sub Q stitches (lecture and hands on). 
3pm-5pm Basic Dermatology Procedures Workshop: Shave, punch and saucerization biopsies, cryo, and EDC. (lecture and hand on).

Procedure and surgery workshops
include all supplies, including training instruments.

Sunday: It's Fundamental My Dear Watson: A Sherlockian Approach to Dermatology

8:00-8:30am Continental Breakfast

The Scene of the Crime: Basic Skin Anatomy 8:30am-9:30am 
An overview of basic skin anatomy and function of layers, structures, and appendages……the scene of the crime!

The Line Up: Describing the Suspects 9:30am-10:30am
This session will help you understand primary and secondary morphology for benign lesions, skin cancer, and dermatoses. Instruction on how to approach and apply these terms to describe “the suspects”.

Break 10:30-10:45

The Suspects: Common Criminals and Death Row Inmates 10:45am-11:45am
An overview of commonly found benign lesions, dermatoses, and skin cancers found in a skin examination.

Lunch 11:45am-12:45pm

Working the Scene: Line of Questioning, Common Diagnostic Tests, Procedures, and Pathology 12:45pm-2:00pm 
A discussion on diagnostic tests, procedures, and basics of specimen preparation needed to determine or confirm your diagnosis. This includes preparation for procedures like consent, local anesthesia, hemostasis, and wound healing.

Punishment that Fits the Crime: First Time and Repeat Offenders 2:00pm-3:00pm 
This session will discuss current treatment options of skin cancer and common dermatoses. In addition, an overview on managing these rashes when they become difficult to treat.