Nevi and Melanoma Plus Case Studies
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Classify congenital, acquired melanocytic nevi and melanoma subtypes.
2. Identify patients at high risk for melanoma that require regular, routine screening.
3. Educate patients on skin cancer prevention strategies and methods to provide self-screening.
4. Assess pigmented lesions and pink nodules for clinical and dermoscopic features of melanoma, and determine need for biopsy.
5. Explain the recommendations for surgical management of malignant melanoma, including evidence-based guidelines regarding resection margins and sentinel lymph node biopsy.
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Jonathan Karnes, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School; MDFMR Dermatology Services, Maine Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency, Augusta
- 1.25 AAFP prescribed