Upon completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
- Explain the short and long-term risks of sun exposure.
- Screen for risky sun-seeking behaviors in adolescents.
- Counsel patients on effective sun safety and protection.
- Identify patients with photosensitivity disorders that may require referral to dermatology.
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The AAD has partnered with the Society of Pediatric Dermatology (SPD) to produce a series of pediatric dermatology-specific modules for the AAD's Basic Dermatology Curriculum (BDC). The topics for these modules were selected by pediatric dermatologists as topics not currently addressed within the BDC.