The Weekly Roundup: April 25-29

ICYMI, this week we had stories on Epsolay's FDA approval for rosacea, conference coverage, and more.

POLL: Should NPs Have Full Practice Authority?

NP Review: Clinical Implications of Psoriasis

In this video interview, Andrew Blauvelt, MD, MBA, dermatologist and clinical researcher at the Oregon Medical Research Center, highlights his key takeaways from his presentation at the Annual Society of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners Symposium, held April 22-23, in Nashville, Tennessee.

Key Insights for Dermatology Nurse Practitioners

At the opening session of the Society of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners Annual Symposium, Kathleen Haycraft, DNP, FNP-BC, DCNP, FAANP, shared insights into the state of the profession and what’s ahead.

Atopic Dermatitis: Early Life Interventions

In her presentation at the 3rd Annual Society of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners Symposium, Lisa Swanson, MD, discussed the important updates in pediatric dermatology, including early life interventions, food allergies, and more.

What’s Hot: Drug Pipeline, Mounting Specialty Demand

At the opening session of the Society of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners Annual Symposium, Kathleen Haycraft, DNP, FNP-BC, DCNP, FAANP, delved into the revolutionary and evolutionary advances shaping dermatology in 2022.

NP Review: Clinical Implications of Atopic Dermatitis

In this video interview, Andrew Blauvelt, MD, MBA, dives into the current state of atopic dermatitis treatment from his talk presented at the Annual Society of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners Symposium, held April 22-23, in Nashville, Tennessee.

Pediatric Dermatology: Psoriasis, Acne, and Special Cases

In the world of pediatric dermatology, many skin conditions can have parents concerned about their children’s condition. Lisa Swanson, MD, explains how to better address their questions at the 3rd Annual Society of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners Symposium.

Atopic Dermatitis in Skin of Color

A breakfast product theater at the 3rd Annual Society of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners Symposium, sponsored by Sanofi and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, dove into the different manifestation of atopic dermatitis in skin of color and how to better recognize the disease in this patient population.

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.

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.

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.

Diagnosing Hair Loss Subtypes

Veronica Richardson, MSN, ANP-BC, DCNP, discussed how she diagnoses hair loss subtypes in her session at the 3rd Annual Society of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners Symposium.

The Mainstream Patient: April 26

This week's edition of the Mainstream Patients features stories about removing skin tags at home, plum oil for skin and hair, and more.

Rules to improve information sharing among health care organizations finalized

New rules for attachments, benefits verification, and infrastructure aim to improve communication.

Survey: Reducing Burnout May Improve Staff Retention

Dissatisfaction with EHRs also tied to clinician turnover.

The Skin Cancer Foundation Starts 5th Annual Destination Healthy Skin Initiative

The Skin Cancer Foundation's mobile education program is set to cross the United States to both raise skin cancer awareness and provide free skin cancer screenings.

New IRS Rule Lets Early Retirees Take More Money from Plans

Fixed-annuity guarantees more income for penalty-free early withdrawals from retirement plans.

Pointers with Dr Portela: What it Means to Work in Medicine

In this week’s Pointers with Dr Portela, the 208SkinDoc shows a talk he gave to students interested in a possible career in medicine.

Prescription Spending Rose 12% in 2021

COVID-19 vaccines and therapies were the main drivers.

Epsolay Receives FDA Approval

Sol-Gel Technologies and Galderma announce the FDA approval of the 5% benzoyl peroxide, cream for the treatment of inflammatory lesions of rosacea.

AAD Survey: Americans Misunderstand Sun Protection

The American Academy of Dermatology’s survey finds more Americans say sun protection is more important than 5 years ago, but don’t understand how to protect themselves.

FDA Grants Fast Track Designation to TMB-001

The designation is for the treatment of X-linked recessive ichthyosis (XRI) and autosomal recessive congenital ichthyosis lamellar ichthyosis (ARCI-LI).

Meet the Aesthetics Expert with Dr. Will Kirby: Collin M. Blattner, DO, FAAD

In this month’s “Meet the Aesthetic Expert” column, Will Kirby, DO, FAOCD, talks with Collin M. Blattner, DO, FAAD, about perspective-changing complications, the future of aesthetic conferences, and the importance of allied health care providers.

New Wave Dermatology Conference Begins

The 2022 New Wave Dermatology Conference started with several workshops and promises to bring a multitude of clinical pearls to the table.

What's to Come at the New Wave Dermatology Conference

Heather Gates, PA-C, the vice president of the Florida Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants gives highlights of what is to come this weekend at the 2022 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.

PA Surgical Pearls

Scott Freeman, PA-C, gives an overview of the hands-on surgery workshop at the current New Wave Dermatology Conference.

What's Trending in Skin Care: April 2022

Each month, Dermatology Times® features a roundup of products trending in skin care. Click here to find out what products are trending for the month of April.