Skin cancer: More than skin deep

ArticleinThe Nurse practitioner 34(4):20-7; quiz 27-8 · April 2009
DOI: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000348317.53612.18 · Source: PubMed

    Abstract

    Purpose:
    To provide the wound care practitioner with an updated overview of the epidemiology, clinical presentation, treatment, and prevention of skin cancer.

    Target audience:
    This continuing education activity is intended for physicians and nurses with an interest in skin and wound care.

    Objectives:
    After participating in this educational activity, the participant should be better able to: 1. Describe the epidemiology, pathophysiology, and clinical presentation of skin cancer. 2. Discuss the diagnosis, management, and prevention of skin cancer.