The Dermatology Nurses’ Association’s 32nd Annual Convention

DNA 2014 Annual Meeting

TRANSFORMING AND EVOLVING: Believing in Change

May 1-4, 2014

Orlando, Florida
Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin

The Joan Shelk Fundamentals of Phototherapy

(Additional Fee Required)

Thursday, May 1, 2014
7:30 am - 4:30 pm

As a special tribute to Joan Shelk, DNA Past President and the developer of our first phototherapy workshops, The Joan Shelk Fundamentals of Phototherapy Workshop is an intensive one day training designed for those administering light therapy under a provider’s supervision. The workshop covers psoriasis and other photo-responsive skin diseases; PUVA, narrow band and broad band UVB therapy; equipment operation and metering, and other responsibilities associated with phototherapy administration.

Agenda:
Welcome and Introduction
Photoresponsive Diseases
Ultraviolet Light
BREAK
Equipment
LUNCH
UVB and PUVA
Side Effects
BREAK
Shielding
Pearls of Phototherapy
Questions and Answers
Evaluation