Full Day Core Curriculum Workshop

Chair: Victoria Lazareth, MA, MSN, NP-C, DCNP

This Surgical Workshop will provide Lectures and Videos on:Core principles and fundamental techniques of cutaneous surgery; Supplies and Instruments (preps, anesthesia, sutures); Biopsies (shave, punch), EDC, Elliptical Excisions, Mohs Surgery; Special cases and considerations (pregnancy, elders, when to refer) and managing complications (hematoma, dehiscence, dog-ear correction). Additionally, a Hands-On Session will allow participants to perform: Pressure Dressings, Suture Removal and Adhesive Strips; Interrupted sutures and Subcutaneous sutures and if time permits, Pulley sutures and Running sutures.

DNA is pleased to announce that Alcedo Health will be sponsoring and providing suture kits for hands-on for our Cutaneous Workshop taking place Saturday, March 9th, 2024 at the DNA 42nd Annual Convention.

Welcome to Alcedo Health, a trusted provider of advanced medical training solutions. With a deep commitment to healthcare education, we specialize in designing state-of-the-art medical simulators and task trainers. Our mission is to equip nurses and healthcare professionals with the tools they need to excel in their careers and deliver exceptional patient care.

Learning Objectives:
Describe the core principals, instruments and materials used in Derm surgery.
Identify potential complications of Derm surgery and develop strategies to prevent and manage them.
Observe demonstrations of various techniques used in Derm surgery.
Demonstrate fundamental skills used in Derm surgery i.e., performing basic suturing techniques, applying a pressure dressing.

ANCC Credits: 7.75
Pharmacology Credit: 0

Victoria Lazareth MA, MSN, NP-C, DCNP is a Board Certified Dermatology Nurse Practitioner who has provided patients with General Dermatology care and Dermatologic Surgery for over 20 years. Victoria is a lecturer for multiple professional organizations, a contributing author to a dermatology textbook, the published author of Dermatology articles a content editor for the JDNA and the JCAD, and currently serves on the DCNP Recertification Committee. Speaker’s Bureau for AANP, DNA, Maui Derm NP/PA, and NPACE; and Consultant for Boehringer Ingelhiem, Bristol Myers Squibb, and Incyte.