Acne Treatment Updates (Recorded Webinar)

Acne is a common complaint in primary care that affects the emotional and physical health of many, particularly adolescents. In this presentation, you’ll learn more about the latest best practices in the care of patients with acne. 

Total Credits: 1.00 contact hours; 0.75 are pharmacology
Release Date: November 2, 2021
End Date: November 2, 2022

Learning Objectives

As a result of this activity, the learner will be able to:

 1. Describe the pathophysiology and epidemiology as it relates to the accurate assessment and diagnosis of acne.
 2. Analyze evidence-based data on treatment options to improve treatment outcomes and patient adherence to therapy.
 3. Discuss selection and pharmacotherapeutics for the management of acne.

Nicole Bort, AGNP-C, DCNP

Dermatology Nurse Practitioner, University Hospitals, Case Western Reserve Medical Center

Program Director, Dermatology NP Post Graduate Training Program, University Hospitals

Nicole Bort is a board-certified Adult/Gerontology nurse practitioner and a certified dermatology nurse practitioner who currently practices at University Hospital Cleveland Medical Center. She is a graduate of the hospital-based post-graduate training program specifically designed for NPs who wish to specialize in dermatology and currently serves as the Program Director.  


ACNE Treatment Updates
Obtain Your Credits

To earn credits for this activity, you must complete all course components in the following order: 1) watch the course presentation video; 2) complete the course evaluation; 3) pass the post-test with a score of 2/3 (66.7%) or higher. You may retake the post-test until a passing score is achieved, at which point you will be able to view/print a copy of your certificate of completion. This online certificate will also be saved within your profile dashboard transcript for future access.

Designation Statement

NPACE designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.00 contact hours, of which 0.75 is pharmacology credit. Participants should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Accreditation Statement

Nurse Practitioner Associates for Continuing Education (NPACE) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC).

In addition to ANCC, NPACE is approved as a provider of continuing education in nursing by: the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP8720 and Florida CE Broker #50-1476.


 ACNE Treatment Updates

Contributing faculty, Nicole Bort, AGNP-C, DCNP, have disclosed the following relevant financial relationships; TBD.


All planners and contributors involved in this educational activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships. 


The material presented in this continuing education program is being made available for educational purposes only and is not intended to represent the best or only methods, medications and/or guidelines appropriate for the medical situation discussed. Rather the material is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the presenter(s), which may be helpful, or of interest to other practitioners and should not be used by clinicians without the evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities. NPACE disclaims any liability, loss, injury, or damage incurred as a consequence, directly or indirectly, of the use and application of any information given in a presentation.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

This educational activity may mention the uses of products that are not approved by the FDA for the indication(s) being discussed. The presenter(s) are instructed to notify participants when they are discussing unapproved uses or investigational agents. The opinions related to unapproved uses of products are solely those of the presenter(s) and are not endorsed or recommended by NPACE. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Commercial Support

There is no commercial support for this activity.


3 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  0/3 points to pass
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Presentation Video
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NPACE Webinar Evaluation
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3 Questions  |  Unlimited attempts  |  2/3 points to pass
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1.00 Contact Hours credit  |  Certificate available
1.00 Contact Hours credit  |  Certificate available