DNA's 38th Annual Convention

Join us in Denver, CO, to aspire to the highest peaks of learning! Elevate your knowledge about the most current trends and practices from top leaders in the field. Boost your connections by networking with colleagues and industry vendors. Ascend to the highest value of savings by registering early as a member and taking advantage of additional workshops covering topics with an in-depth focus.

Who Should Attend?

DNA sits at the top of an inspiring summit of dermatology care providers. The annual convention offers sessions geared towards nurse practitioners, registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, medical assistants, and other healthcare providers and staff with a professional interest in dermatology.

What's in Store?
  • 4 Focused tracks. Professional Development/Research, Surgical/Cutaneous Oncology, Medical/Pediatric, and Aesthetics.
  • Over 30 Inspiring main conference speakers. They’ll update you on the latest information and trends.
  • 3 Special interest workshops. Get an in-depth focus look at specific areas of dermatology nursing.
  • 17.0 Contact hours. Available on the topics you need most for your practice today
38th Annual Convention Goals and Objectives

Meet educational needs through dermatologic educational programs based on feedback from previous convention, educational needs assessment, evidence-based practice, current guidelines, therapies, and research.

Provide workshop opportunities to meet the specific needs of special interest groups.

Promote interest in dermatology-related fields, including safety, ethics, research, clinical testing, publishing, management, and advocacy to advance dermatologic care.

Provide an avenue for networking, mentoring, and socializing to enhance professional growth of members.

2020 Convention Planning Committee

Peggy Vernon, MA, RN, CPNP, DCNP, FAANP, Chair
Diana Pencheva, FNP-BC, MSN, DCNP, NP Forum Chair
Jane Glaze, BSN, RN, DNC, DNA President
Mitzi Paulsen, BA, RN
Colleen Powell, BSN, RN, DNC
Emily Reynolds, FNP-BC, DCNP
Marianne Woody, FNP-BC, DCNP, CANS
Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, DNA Director of Education