February 27, 2019 APReP Dermatology Nurses' Association - Washington, D.C.

Washington, DC US
February 27, 2019

In conjunction with the 2019 Dermatology Nurses' Association conference, the Advanced Practice Provider Psoriasis Recognition Program (APReP) is designed to help enhance your skills in caring for those with psoriasis. Physician assistants and nurse practitioners can attend a regional Recognition Program meeting to earn up to 2.00 CME credits. After completing this program, attendees will be formally recognized as up-to-date in the latest psoriasis treatments. 

Registration is from 5:30 - 6:00pm, and the program begins at 6:00pm. Dinner will be provided. 

To register for this course, please login and select the Take Course button at right.

If you do not yet have an account with the National Psoriasis Foundation, please click here to create a new account prior to taking this course. Thank you! 

This activity is supported by educational grants from Celgene, Lilly, Janssen and Ortho Dermatologics.

Accreditation Statement

The National Psoriasis Foundation is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The National Psoriasis Foundation designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Target Audience

Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, RNs and other allied health professionals

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss evolving understanding on the pathophysiology of psoriasis, including identification of targets for therapy.
  • Apply guideline-based criteria to the diagnosis and assessment of psoriasis.
  • Select appropriate therapies for moderate to severe psoriasis based on current evidence for efficacy, safety and adherence.
  • Describe the role of early intervention and referral in psoriasis, including the use of goal-oriented strategies in monitoring outcomes from therapy.
  • Outline the spectrum of comorbidities associated with psoriasis and institute treatment plans aimed at minimizing their impact.
Course summary
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Event starts: 
02/27/2019 - 5:30pm
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02/27/2019 - 8:00pm
Marriott Wardman Park
Delaware Room
2660 Woodley Rd. NW
Washington, DC 20008
United States


Veronica Richardson, MSN, CRNP, ANP-BC
Dermatology Nurse Practitioner
Perelman Center
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Junko Takeshita, MD, PhD, MSCE
Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Assistant Professor of Epidemiology in Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Perelman Center
University of Pennsylvania Health System
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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