Dermatology, Dermoscopy, Lesion, Nonmelanocytic, Benign, Melanoma, Primary Care Physicians
• Primary care physicians (PCPs) frequently address skin concerns and perform clinical skin examinations1
• For PCPs, the use of dermoscopy has been shown to increase the sensitivity for skin cancer diagnosis compared to unassisted examinations2,3
• Prior to this study, no formal consensus existed on the fundamental knowledge and skills that PCPs should have with respect to dermoscopy
• To develop an expert opinion consensus statement on 2 proficiency standards for PCPs using dermoscopy
Cyr, Peggy and Seiverling, Elizabeth, "Finding the Right Scope: Dermoscopy for Primary Care" (2022). Maine Medical Center. 2692.