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Highlighting the Role of the NP and PA

Insights from the Dermatology Education Foundation NPs and PAs ease the burden of an overwhelming demand for dermatologic care. BY JOSEPH GORELICK, MSN, FNP-C AND KARA S. GOODING, MMS, PA-C The Dermatology Education Foundation (DEF) is dedicated to developing...

Clinical Considerations 9/17

In this month's Clinical Considerations for NPs and PAs, one physician calls out the importance of evaluating the social impact of disease, another physician suggests that atopic dermatitis leads to Staphylococcus aureus colonization, and lastly, we learn some...

Clinical Considerations 8/17

August clinical considerations for NPs and PAs Dear Colleagues, In this month’s Clinical Considerations, we learn from a new study that laser treatment following isotretinoin therapy can possibly be initiated sooner than we thought; researchers have shown microwave...

Clinical Considerations 4/17

Dear Colleagues, In this month's Clinical Considerations, we look at handling the difficult patient, how to improve our diagnostic skills and the latest psoriasis drug approval. How many times have you encountered a patient that you knew was going to be 'trouble'?...

Clinical Considerations 10/16

Dear Colleagues, This month we take a look at how to recognize Zika virus in a patient, a new therapeutic option for atopic dermatitis, as well as the concept of field cancerization in treating actinic keratosis. Zika virus is upon us. Many of our fellow PA and NP...