– Friday –
March 8th, 2023
Hidradenitis suppurativa - the most common disease your patient has never heard of. It's not as rare as we once thought and there are some critical ways you can help people with HS - we'll talk about how you can bust myths, educate your patient, and change their lives!
Pharmaceuticals, cosmeceuticals, and nutraceuticals, as dermatology providers we need to be comfortable with talking about these compounds with our patients and understanding how to incorporate them into our practice. This talk will highlight some of the most common (and not as common) 'ceuticals products and distinguish those with evidence to back them up from those that may just be snake oil.
A Pilot's Journey with Pemphigus Vulgaris is a patient's journey from diagnosis, severe disease, treatment, and finally remission. All while attempting to continue a career as an airline pilot and how this journey has affected a patient's career and family.
LGBTQIA+ patients face emotional, psychological, cultural and biological challenges unique to their gender identification and lifestyle. These patients develop both common dermatoses and cutaneous concerns specific to their sexual orientation. This presentation will offer a review of current scholarly articles. The purpose of the review is to enhance the knowledge of dermatology caregivers of the special needs and concerns of patients of the LGBTQIA+ community. The ultimate goal of this presentation is to promote respectful interactions and cultural sensitivity with this underserved patient population.
Female Pattern Hair Loss is a can be a source of great distress and a common complaint in the dermatology office. A thorough evaluation and appropriate testing can help us guide our patients in the process of treatment decision making.
There are many new opportunities to ensure one is providing the best care possible for this debilitating disorder. Practitioners, nurses, and the entire care team will support their patients best when knowledgeable of all treatment options and considerations.
This presentation will provide a brief overview of cutaneous lymphomas as a backdrop to the identified need for establishing the group now known as the Cutaneous Lymphoma International Nursing Network (CLINN). The history and timeline of the establishment of the CLINN along with the initiatives undertaken, identified educational needs, lessons learned, and projects initiated to date will be discussed. The implications for other sub-specialty dermatology nursing groups will also be highlighted.