This course has been granted prior approval by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) for 2 clinical CEUs. Granting approval in no way constitutes endorsement by the AAMA of the course content or the course provider.
Brian Dickens – MBA, PHD, NATIONALLY REGISTERED CERTIFIED MEDICAL ASSISTANT (NRCMA)
Medical Program Director
Dr. Brian Dickens is a Nationally Registered Certified Medical Assistant (NRCMA) and subject matter expert in the medical assisting and allied health fields.
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Disclosure statement: Dr. Brian Dickens reports having no financial or advisory relationship with any corporate, medical, or political organization doing work related to this educational activity or other business activity.
This training course is an overview of the functions of a medical assistant in a Dermatology medical facility and is generally taken by employees who have previously completed a clinical role or related schooling. It is developed for clinical supervisors, allied health care employees, and trainees who work within the Dermatology aspect of the allied health profession.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Explain functions of the skin
- Describe different ways to perform skin biopsies
- Provide an overview of cauterization and cryosurgery
- Explain Mohs surgery
- Provide an overview of photodynamic therapy
- Explain the different types of skin lesions
- 1. Overview
- 2. Daily Preparation Tasks and Responsibilities
- 3. Skin Biopsy
- 4. Cryosurgery
- 5. Cauterization
- 6. Mohs Micrographic Surgery
- 7. Photodynamic Therapy
- 8. Curettage and Electrodessication
- 9. Types of Lesions and Skin Cancers
- 10. Test
- 11. References