Skin Lesions: Benign, Pre-Cancerous & Malignant
The purpose of this course is to differentiate among cancerous, pre-cancerous and cancerous skin lesions and to explain the appearance, symptoms, and treatment for common lesions.

Course Publication Date: September 10, 2021

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Wanda Lockwood RN, BA, MA
Course No:SLB060421
Contact Hours:3.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Pediatric Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Oncologic Medicine
Women's Health
Learning Objectives
  • Identify at least 5 benign lesions that pose little danger of malignancy.

  • Identify 2 common pre-cancerous lesions.

  • Explain the difference between common and dysplastic nevi.

  • Identify 4 types of malignant skin lesions.

  • Explain the difference between basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma.

  • Identify 3 different variants of Kaposi’s sarcoma.

  • Explain treatment options for Kaposi’s sarcoma.

  • Identify at least 8 different treatment options for skin lesions.

  • Outline the symptoms and treatment for malignant melanoma.

  • Discuss implications of tanning beds.


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