Symposium Agenda

The following agenda is preliminary. Times, topics, and speakers are all subject to change.

CME Information: The DCNP Certification Prep Course is estimated to offer 15.75 CME. The Symposium is estimated to offer 11.5 CME. Stay tuned for official accreditation information. 

Thursday, April 20th, 2023
7:00am–5:00pm DCNP Certification Prep Course  

Friday, April 21st, 2023
8:00am–5:00pm DCNP Certification Prep Course  
8:00am–12:00pm Surgical Hands-On Workshop - SOLD OUT Please email [email protected] to be added to the waitlist. 
1:00–6:00pm Aesthetic & Laser Hands-On Workshop - SOLD OUT Please email [email protected] to be added to the waitlist. 
6:00–7:30pm Derm NP Certification Celebration
Sponsored by Arcutis
All are welcome to celebrate derm NPs who have achieved certification, those preparing for certification, and those interested in learning more.

Saturday, April 22nd, 2023
7:00–7:45am Breakfast Product Theatres  
8:00–8:10am Welcome/Housekeeping  
8:10–9:30am Keynote Address April Kapu, DNP, AANP President
9:30–10:30am Session: Immunological Updates in Dermatology: New Drugs and MOA Andrew Blauvelt, MD, MBA
10:30–11:00am Break & Visit Exhibit Hall  
11:00am–12:00pm Session: Psychodermatology TBD
12:00–12:15pm Q&A  
12:30–1:15pm Lunch Product Theatres  
1:30–2:00pm Session: Complications in Cosmetic Dermatology and Medical Laser Therapy Marylyn Hagerty, DNP, PhD, FNP-BC
2:00–2:30pm Session: T-cell and B-cell Lymphoma Marianne C. Tawa, RN, MSN, ANP, Nurse Practitioner Dermatology and Cutaneous Oncology
2:30–2:45pm Q&A  
2:45–3:30pm Break & Visit Exhibit Hall  
3:30–4:00pm Session: Updates in Melanoma Management  Krista Rubin
4:00–4:30pm Session: Infectious Disease and STD Updates  TBD
4:30–4:45pm Q&A  
5:30–8:30pm Opening Gala
Sponsored by Janssen

All are welcome to the Swiss-inspired Opening Gala! There will plenty of food options include cheese & chocolate fondue as well as entertainment by the Salzburger Echo! The event is NOT black-tie - dress casual. 

Sunday, April 23rd, 2023
7:00–7:45am Breakfast Product Theatres  
8:00–8:05am Welcome/Housekeeping  
8:05–8:45am Session: Cutaneous Oncology and Surgical and Non-Surgical Treatment Theresa Talens
8:45–9:15am Session: Approach to the Patient with the Itchy Rash and Patch Testing  Katherine Schwartzenberger
9:15–9:45am Session: Laboratory Interpretations in Dermatology: Why Do It and What To Do About It? Lakshi Aldredge & Katherine Schwartzenberger
9:45–10:00am Q&A  
10:00–10:30am Break & Visit Exhibit Hall  
10:45–11:45am Session: Cost Effective Dermatology Management: Caring for the Under/Non-insured Jason Hawkes
11:45am–12:00pm Q&A  
12:00–12:30pm SDNP Business Meeting SDNP Board of Directors
12:45–1:30pm Lunch Product Theatres  
1:45–2:15pm Session: Non-Surgical Management of NMSCs and Actinic Keratoses Dr. George Martin
2:15–2:45pm Session: Integrative Dermatology: Hair Loss and Thinning Raja Sivamani
2:45–3:00pm Q&A  
3:00–3:30pm Break & Visit Exhibit Hall  
3:45–4:15pm Session: Pediatric Dermatology Update Samantha Casselman
4:15–4:45pm Session: NP Panel Discussion: How to Start Your Own Practice, becoming a Dermatology NP Expert Leigh Ann Pansch; Rachel Pulver; Heather Roebuck; Susan Tofte; & Melodie Young
4:45–5:00pm Closing Remarks