August 8th 2023
From bug bites to poison ivy, the skin can be exposed to a large spectrum of trouble while patients spend extended time outside.
July 12th 2023
The American Skin Association estimated that 50 million Americans are exposed to urushiol yearly, the most common contact allergen in the US.
July 11th 2023
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July 10th 2023
Bush revealed what she is looking forward to in the coming year and the goals she wants to accomplish.
June 24th 2023
Melodie Young, MSN, ANP-c, shares pearls on why prioritizing skin checks during Psoriasis Action Month in August is critical.
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SDPA President, Lauren Miller, MPAS, PA-C Looks Ahead to Fall Conference
As the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants Conference begins this week, speakers share what they’re excited about.
What to Expect at The Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants (SDPA) 2022 Conference
The 20th annual SDPA Conference begins Thursday, November 17th in Miami, Florida, and continues through Sunday, November 20th.
Shanna Miranti, MPAS, PA-C, Shares What She’s Looking Forward to at SDPA
How Dupixent Improves Moderate-to-Severe AD in Adult and Pediatric Patients
Cynthia J. Trickett, PA-C, MPAS, discusses the personal and clinical effects of atopic dermatitis in adult and pediatric patients at the Maui Derm NP+PA 2022 Summer Conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
What Nurses Can Gain From Maui Derm NP+PA Summer 2022
Eric Simpson, MD, MCR, director of clinical research and dermatology professor at the Frances J. Storrs medical school at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon, explains what allied health care workers can learn from his presentation.
IVs: The Risks, Rewards, and Improving Outcomes
Barbara McElroy, MSN, CRNI, VA-BC, shares her expert knowledge on placing IVs and treating patients to help health care workers optimize this procedure at the 2022 National Infusion Center Association Annual Conference.
The Many Cutaneous Manifestations of Lupus
In this video interview, Jean Bolognia, MD, discusses her recent presentation at the 2022 Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants Annual Summer Meeting regarding how to identify the various cutaneous manifestations of lupus.
Challenging Pediatric Dermatology Cases: What's the Diagnosis?
At the 2022 SDPA Annual Summer Meeting, Lisa Swanson, MD, shared some fascinating patient presentations in pediatric dermatology.
The Nurse Practicing Act: What You Need to Know
Barbara McElroy, MSN, CRNI, VA-BC, explains the responsibility a nurse has to their patient and how the Nurse Practicing Act needs to be more well-known.
How the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants was Created
Joe Monroe, MPAS, PA, details how he helped found the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants and reflects on the opposition they encountered along the way.
Which Rosacea Treatment Protocol is the Best Fit for Your Patients?
In part two of her presentation at the 2022 SDPA Annual Summer Meeting, Shanna M. Miranti, MPAS, PA-C, discusses the best treatment regimen for your rosacea patients.
Finding the Right Acne Regimen for Your Patients
Shanna M. Miranti, MPAS, PA-C, details how to determine which medications, products, and overall regimen will work for your acne patients.
How to Navigate Difficult Situations
Melissa Mauskar, MD, details how to handle difficult situations and conversations within your practice at the 2022 Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants Annual Summer Meeting in Austin, Texas.
The Latest in Off-Label Use of Medications
At the SDPA 2022 Annual Summer Dermatology Conference, a session on the correct use of off-label prescribing to dermatological patients.
How to Optimize Your Cell Phone Camera for Your Dermatology Practice
Imagery is an essential part is diagnosing and documenting your patients’ skin. Joe Monroe, MPAS, PA, presented on how to effectively use your cell phone camera at the 2022 SDPA Annual Summer Meeting held June 16-19, 2022, in Austin, Texas.
How to Build a Social Media Presence
Savanna Perry, PA-C, revealed her secrets to building a successful social media presence online for both your personal brand as a physician assistant and your practice.
PAs: Improving Access to Care in Dermatology
Heather Gates, PA-C, vice president of the Florida Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants discusses the role of PAs in an interview held at the 2022 New Wave Dermatology Conference in Florida.
Post-Procedure Infection Prevention
Scott Freeman, PA-C, talks post-procedure infection prevention at the current New Wave Dermatology conference.
Treatment Options Expanding for Skin Infections
Theodore Rosen, MD, highlights the risk of lice and scabies for increasingly older patients and what treatments are available.
PAs Tackle Injectables
IIanit Samuels, PA-C, of Illy Aesthetics, discusses the importance of thorough injectable training.
The Evolving Role of PAs
Scott Freeman, PA-C, discusses the future role of physician assistants in dermatology practice.
The Collaboration Behind Injections
Tanya Patron, PA-C, the owner and founder of the Selfie Aesthetic, gave an important talk on neurotoxins at the 2022 New Wave Dermatology Conference in Coral Gables, Florida.
An Ounce of Prevention: Vaccine Pearls for Patients
Theodore Rosen, MD, details how to talk to patients about vaccines at the current New Wave Dermatology Conference.
PA Surgical Pearls
Scott Freeman, PA-C, gives an overview of the hands-on surgery workshop at the current New Wave Dermatology Conference.
Socially Sensitive Discussions Needed on Skin Lighteners
Theodore Rosen, MD, highlights the need for communication with patients about the potential harm of using skin-whiteners.
POLL: Should NPs Have Full Practice Authority?
Analog, Digital Documentation to Safeguard Patients, Practices
At the Society of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners Annual Symposium, Susan Kendig, WHNP, JD, shared insights to lead to better outcomes and decreased liability throughout the patient journey, from diagnosis and follow-up to EMRs.
NPs Role in Telehealth Protection
Susan Kendig, WHNP, JD, detailed how nurse practitioners working in telehealth can limit their liability and protect their practices in her session on legal issues.
The Importance of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners
In this interview, Andrew Blauvelt, MD, MBA, explains how nurse practitioners (NPs) can better counsel psoriasis patients and why its important that NPs have the top knowledge on current dermatologic treatments.
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