DNA's 38th Annual Convention

Join us August 26-28, 2020, to aspire to the highest peaks of learning!
If you are unable to attend on these dates, registered attendees will have the content available for a 2-3 week period after the live event to obtain their CE’s per their registration level.
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.

AANP Accreditation for On Demand
This activity is approved for 18.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education (which includes 6.43 hours of pharmacology) by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 20084433. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

ANCC Accreditation
The Dermatology Nurses’ Association (DNA) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Attendees may earn up to 18.0 ANCC contact
hours for convention sessions.

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?
  • A variety of topics to meet your educational needs including:
  • Professional Development/Research, Surgical/Cutaneous Oncology, Medical/Pediatric, and Aesthetics.
  • Inspiring main conference speakers. They’ll update you on the latest information and trends.
  • Special interest workshops. Get an in-depth focus look at specific areas of dermatology nursing.
  • Up to 18+ 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