Test Yourself April 2019: Understanding Psoriasis


Earn Certificates of Achievement as you test your skills with NAILPRO’s Professional Participation Program. In each issue, you’ll find a multiple-choice test that will allow you to demonstrate what you’ve learned from our Nail Clinic column. For answers to this month’s test, see “Understanding Psoriasis.” If you earn a score of 80% or higher, you’ll be awarded a framable Certificate of Achievement. A perfect score earns a Certificate of Achievement With Honors.

Welcome to your Understanding Psoriasis Quiz

1. Psoriasis is a skin disease that occurs when the immune system shuts down.

2. Which of the following is not a form of psoriasis?

3. Psoriasis that covers 7 percent of the body is consider to be ___________.

4. It’s perfectly safe for nail technicians to work on clients who have psoriasis.

5. When it comes to psoriasis, injury, medications, allergies, diet and weather are all recognized ___________.

6. Which of the following is not considered a risk factor for developing psoriasis?

7. Treatment options for psoriasis include topical, systemic treatments, biologics and ___________ therapy.

8. At least half of people with psoriatic disease experience changes in their nails.

9. What fraction of people with psoriasis develop psoriatic arthritis?

10. The number of people worldwide who are living with psoriasis is estimated at ___________.

State (use abbreviation like CA or FL):

This story first appeared in the April issue of Nailpro magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe.

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