STEP 497: Protect Your Birthday Suit (CE: 1.0)


There are two categories of skin cancer: melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancer. Non-melanoma skin cancer is divided into two main types: basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell carcinoma. This article discusses melanoma in-depth, including tips to help prevent skin damage, information about high-risk populations, and descriptions of the appearance of melanoma.


Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the appearance of melanoma on the skin
  • Discuss the types of moles present on the skin
  • Discuss tips to avoid damage to your skin
  • Define ultraviolet radiation



Lori Spicer-Lawson, RMA (AMT)


Launched: 2022