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Dermatology Education & Practice from NADNP

Reviewing Rosacea
February 13, 2017 8:48 AM by Guest Blogger
By Darrel Arthurs, ARNP, DCNP Rosacea is a very common disorder that affects the skin of the face with flares that wax and wane in severity. The condition can be mild, with only a light pink color on the cheeks and nose, or very severe and deep red. Very Read More...
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Tackling the Plantar Wart
December 6, 2016 9:59 AM by Guest Blogger
By Darrel Arthurs, ARNP, DCNP Plantar Warts Warts that form on the sole of your feet are called plantar warts . Essentially, they are the same as warts that are found on the hands and knees except this strain forms on the bottom of the feet. The human Read More...
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Scaly Skin: Home Therapies
September 2, 2016 8:59 AM by Guest Blogger
By Darrel Arthurs, ARNP, DCNP Last month we discussed Seborrheic keratosis (SK)-those rough growths that develop on the skin of people who are becoming more mature. In-office treatments were reviewed, and now this month we will evaluate some home remedies Read More...
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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: New Education Opportunities Available
March 31, 2016 10:16 AM by Debra Shelby
The National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners and the American College of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners are pleased to announce our new collaboration with the National Institute for Dermatology (NID). In response to the needs of our national Read More...
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Eczema: An Itchy Nuisance Part 3
February 29, 2016 10:13 AM by Guest Blogger
By Darrel Arthurs, ARNP, DCNP Last month, we discussed basic skin care and some of the over the counter treatments available for the eczema patient. In this blog I will discuss more treatments available as well as topical treatments, which can be helpful Read More...
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Eczema: An Itchy Nuisance Part 2
January 28, 2016 12:33 PM by Guest Blogger
By Darrel Arthurs, ARNP, DCNP This month some of the treatment options available to the nurse practitioner in treating atopic dermatitis (AD) will be reviewed. One of the cardinal features of AD is dry skin or xerosis. Using topical moisturizers reverses Read More...
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Eczema: An Itchy Nuisance
December 23, 2015 8:44 AM by Guest Blogger
By Darrel Arthurs, ARNP, DCNP Eczema, or more specifically atopic dermatitis (AD), is one of the most common skin conditions affecting hundreds of thousands of individuals per year. It is most common in children, but can continue into adult hood becoming Read More...
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Supporting Veterans
November 19, 2015 9:20 AM by Debra Shelby
It seems like every day we open up the newspaper or watch the news and see the negativity towards law officers and our military personnel. The National Academy of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners and the American College of Dermatology Nurse Practitioners Read More...
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Skin Cancer Risk & Military Service
October 22, 2015 10:18 AM by Guest Blogger
By Dr. J. Michael Williamson, Lt Col, USAF, NC Skin cancer is a risk for all persons. Within the military there is was found a higher incidence in melanoma in service members as compared to the general population. 1 Service members are frequently required Read More...
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Wet Wraps
September 28, 2015 2:35 PM by Guest Blogger
By Darrel Arthurs, ARNP, DCNP Recently there has been a surge of information touting the effectiveness of wet wraps for childhood eczema. The treatment has been utilized for years by dermatology professionals but now it is becoming more of a main stream Read More...
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Which Biopsy Method is the Best for Pigmented Lesions?
August 14, 2015 7:26 AM by Guest Blogger
By Darrel Arthurs, ARNP, DCNP A literature review was conducted to determine, "What is the best biopsy method for pathology diagnosis of malignant melanoma?" There are three types of biopsies that can be performed in the office, which will aid in the Read More...
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2015 NADNP Conference Sponsors and Exhibitors
July 22, 2015 2:35 PM by Debra Shelby
NADNP is extremely grateful for all of our sponsors and exhibitors. Without them, our conference, scholarships, and charity work would not be possible! When they visit you in your practice setting, please thank them for their support to NP education. Read More...
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Are We Doing Enough for our Psoriasis Patients?
June 4, 2015 1:42 PM by Guest Blogger
By Darrel Arthurs, ARNP, DCNP Psoriasis is an autoimmune disease of chronic, recurrent, inflammatory plaques affecting the skin. Circumscribed, dry, scaling, erythematous plaques of various sizes characterize it with a fine white colored scale over the Read More...
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