Nevi and Melanoma Plus Case Studies

Return to all Skin Problems and Diseases sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 75 min.

Learning Objectives

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.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
04/25/2017
Course expires: 
04/24/2020

Jonathan Karnes, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor of Community and Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School; MDFMR Dermatology Services, Maine Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency, Augusta

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/25/2017
Course expires: 
04/24/2020
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