What’s New

As a clinician interested in dermatology and skin care information, you’ll want to stay up-to-date on the latest skin care information and research and clinical recommendations related to dermatology nursing. More...


 

 

 

Clinical Update

Whether you are a nurse practitioner, registered nurse, or other healthcare provider interested in dermatology and skin care information, take some time to become familiar with the valuable resources found in our clinical updates. More...  


 Malignant Melanoma: Advances in Treatment
Journal of the Dermatology Nurses' Association, June 2014

We discuss the recent breakthroughs in the treatment of metastatic malignant melanoma. New therapies, which target the mitogen-activated protein kinase pathway, such as BRAF inhibitors and MEK inhibitors, may provide hope for those with metastatic disease where, historically, treatment has not been successful.   

More on malignant melanoma...


Featured Article

Sometimes an article or resource related to dermatology and skin care is one that is a definite “must-read!” More...

 Teledermatology: Virtual Access to Quality Dermatology Care and Beyond 
Journal of the Dermatology Nurses' Association, November/December 2014 

Teledermatology is the treatment of skin disease whereby there is transfer of electronic medical information from one provider in one location to another provider at a different location. There are two primary forms of Telederm: store-and-forward method and live/real-time interactive dermatology, which are both discussed in this article. The potential benefits of teledermatology include increased healthcare system efficiency, reductions in patient wait time from evaluation to treatment, and improvements in overall patient access. 

 

Featured Image

The skin is the largest organ of the human body, yet we are able to see dermatologic disorders and skin changes fairly easily. More...  
pop-tab-dermatitis.PNG
Source: Jacob, S. & Admani, S. (2014). Irritant Dermatitis to Metal in a Child With Atopic Skin Disease. Journal of the Dermatology Nurses' Association, 6(5).   

Irritation to metal salts can worsen atopic skin disease in children. This is the case of a 9-year-old boy with pop-tab dermatitis on his upper lip.   


Facebook Feed
Twitter Feed

YouTube Videos
How to Conduct a Skin Self Exam
Cathleen Case, MS, ANP-BC, DCNP
Podcasts

jQuery UI Accordion - Default functionality

For life-long learning and continuing professional development, come to Lippincott's NursingCenter.

 
DNA.jpg      ASPSN.jpg
Nursing Jobs Plus
Featured Nursing Jobs
Recommended CE Articles

Caring for Vietnam Veterans
Home Healthcare Now - Featured Journal, July/August 2015
Expires: 8/31/2017 CE:2 $21.95


Older African Americans' Beliefs about Pain, Biomedicine, and Spiritual Medicine
Journal of Christian Nursing, July/September 2015
Expires: 9/30/2017 CE:2.5 $24.95


Treating dyslipidemia in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus
The Nurse Practitioner, August 15 2015
Expires: 8/31/2017 CE:2 $21.95


More CE Articles

Recommended Nursing Articles

Bundling diabetes care delivery
Nursing Made Incredibly Easy!, September/October 2015
Free access will expire on October 12, 2015.


Identifying acid-base and electrolyte imbalances
The Nurse Practitioner, August 15 2015
Free access will expire on September 28, 2015.


Becoming an authentic nurse leader
OR Nurse 2015, July 25 2015
Free access will expire on September 28, 2015.


More Recommended Articles

Evidence Based Practice Skin Care Network NursingCenter Quick Links What’s Trending Events