Online Program

Dermatology: WHAT IS THAT?


Melissa E. Cyr, Ph.D., ANP-BC, FNP-BC, discusses many dermatological conditions that school nurses might see in their practice.  She discusses when to refer and what common treatments are indicated. for these conditions.  This webinar was recorded on August 9, 2021.

Contact hours: 1             Cost: $20            Length: 1 hour


Cost: $ 20.00

Contact Hours 1.0


Learning Outcomes:

After viewing this program, the learner will be able to:

1. Gain skills needed to identify and treat common skin diagnoses.
2. Build a knowledge base that will enable the provider to properly treat, refer, and
co-manage patients with chronic dermatologic conditions.
3. Identify common dermatology pearls and pitfalls, and gain confidence in practice
when approaching a patient’s skin concerns.


Melissa Cyr pic Melissa Cyr, PhD, NP Dr. Melissa Cyr is a fellowship-trained, double-board certified dermatology nurse practitioner at Dermatology and Skin Health, a private practice serving Boston’s North Shore and Southern New Hampshire. She received her PhD and Adult Nurse Practitioner degrees from Northeastern University, where her dissertation focused on applying a systems science approach to understand and improve access to dermatology care in rural Maine. She is dedicated to treating medical and surgical dermatology patients across the lifespan and training the next generation of dermatology clinicians.

Presenter Disclosure Statement:

The planners of this educational activity have no conflict of interest to declare. The speakers have no conflict of interest to declare unless otherwise indicated prior to their presentations.

Continuing Education Information:

Northeastern University School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurse Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Department of Elementary and Secondary Education Provider Number 2019U0003

Participants successfully completing this program will receive a statement of credit for contact hours. Statements of Credit may be printed on-line after successful completion of the learning assessment.

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