The Skin Health Institute will be conducting an online Biologics Masterclass series for nurses during September and October 2020. The course is being led by Sue Anderson, Clinical Nurse Consultant Biologics Lead at the Skin Health Institute.
The course will be conducted online via Zoom in six 45-minute sessions held weekly each Wednesday, commencing on 22 September. Each of the 45 minute sessions will commence at 12.30pm, a typical lunchtime period for convenient access and participation by dermatology nurses.
Nurses completing the course will be issued with a Certificate of Completion by the Skin Health Institute to mark attendance for CPD points. Only those participating in all sessions will be issued the Certificate.
The following table outlines the curriculum for this intensive, and interactive, course:
Psoriasis, with a focus also on other inflammatory dermatoses including CSU, HS, and AD
PASI, EASI, DLQI, HS scoring and UA7
Pre biologic treatment options and treatment trials
For all current dermatology indications
Getting the paperwork right.
OBEP, Patient Support Programs followed by Q&A
This series of masterclasses is free to attend.
SUE ANDERSON, RN
Sue Anderson is a Clinical Nurse Consultant working at the Skin Health Institute, St Vincent’s Hospital and Austin Hospital in Melbourne. She has been working for over 11 years in the specialist clinics for dermatology biologics. In her role as a biologics nurse, she assists patients to navigate their treatment options working with the medical team and her nursing colleagues and provides support and education to her patients. Sue has been a presenter for the Skin Health Institute’s popular masterclass sessions educating other health care professionals involved in the care of patients with inflammatory skin disease since the program started and has been involved in several other psoriasis related projects throughout this time.
You will receive an email confirming your registration as soon as you register. Closer to the date of the course commencement, the Institute will provide you with your unique login, and the URL for you to access and participate in the course. That email will provide all the information you will need, together with other information to assist.
To access the course, you will need to login using a computer with camera and microphone. (Most laptops have those facilities. You could even use a smartphone.) No special software is required apart from a web browser (eg, Google Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, etc) Make sure you have good internet access. The institute cannot be responsible for your broadband service provision during the course.