A systematic review of advanced practice nurses' skin cancer assessment barriers, skin lesion recognition skills, and skin cancer training activities

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Abstract

Purpose: Little is known about the skin cancer detection skills of advanced practice nurses (APNs). This systematic review of published literature seeks to describe (a) barriers to APNs' performance of skin examination, (b) APNs' ability to recognize suspicious skin lesions, and

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)667-673
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Volume23
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2011

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Skin Neoplasms
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Keywords

  • Advanced practice nurse (APN)
  • Cancer
  • Continuing education
  • Dermatology
  • Risk factors
  • Secondary prevention

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)

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