The DNPCB believes that the specialty of dermatology advanced nursing practice promotes attainment of the highest standards of nursing practice for optimal patient care. This organization believes that attainment of a common knowledge base, utilization of the nursing process, and a high level of skill in the practice setting are required for dermatology nurse practitioner practice and should receive professional recognition.
The DNPCB is committed to the advancement of professional nursing through recognition of nurse practitioners displaying knowledge and expertise in the specialty practice of dermatology. In doing so, the DNPCB recognizes the value of education programs, research, and clinical practice which fosters personal and professional growth.
The Dermatology Nurse Practitioner Certification Board (DNPCB) promotes the highest standards of dermatology nursing practice and establishes credentialing mechanisms for validating proficiency in dermatology nursing.
DNPCB has adopted the definition of continuing competence as published by the Accreditation Board for Specialty Nursing Certification (ABSNC). Continuing competence is the ongoing commitment of a registered nurse to integrate and apply the knowledge, skills, and judgement with the attitudes, values, and beliefs required to practice safely, effectively, and ethically in a designated role, patient population and/or setting.
Jennifer Kaus, DCNP, FNP-BC DNP/MBA-S MSN BS
Western Salem, WI
Susan Bordonaro, DCNP MSN RNP
Immediate Past President
Megan Ferguson, DCNP BSN MSN FNP
West Des Moines, IA
Avery Dinallo, DCNP, DNP, FNP-C
Sandy Springs, GA
Keischa Cash DCNP, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
Plant City, FL
Mickaela Marichal, DCNP, DNP, ANCC, DNP, FNP-BC, AHA BLS
New York, NY
Rachel Pulver, DCNP, MSN, FNP-BC
West Linn, OR
Director - Public Member
Samuel Grosz, Esq.
DNPCB Staff - Executive Director (Interim)
DNPCB Staff - Association Manager
Dermatology Nurse Practitioner Certification Board