Skin Cancer Procedures and the Dermatology Nurse

Mar 2, 2017 4:00pm ‐ Mar 2, 2017 5:00pm


The role of the Dermatolgy nurse in the treatment of skin cancer patients will be presented using patient example cases. The education of the patient undergoing skin cancer procedures will be discussed. The presentation will cover common skin cancers and their treatment. Treatment omplications, the avoidance of surgical errors, safety during procedures and surgical tips for the dermatolgy nurse will be also presented.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify common skin cancers
  • Describe the role of a dermatology nurse in skin cancer treatment
  • Assess and minimize complications associated with skin cancer procedures
  • Describe the nurse's role and patient education in skin cancer procedures


  • Robert Demetrius, MD, FAAD, FACMS, Dermatologist/Mohs Surgeon, The Dermatology Group

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