Use the following Academy resources to educate your patients about skin, hair, and nail conditions. If you would like to recommend patient education topics that aren't included in the resources below, please submit them for consideration.
SPOT Skin Cancer® SPOTSkinCancer.org is the resource for your patients to learn about skin cancer detection and prevention, including how to perform a skin self-exam and track their spots using the Academy’s body mole map.
SPOT Skin Cancer® educational materials Teach your patients the importance of skin care detection and prevention with the Academy's body mole map, flyers with sun safety tips, or presentations about skin cancer.
For kids Teach your younger patients the importance of skin, hair, and nail care.
Skin cancer screenings: Participate in the AAD SPOTme® Skin Cancer Screening program. The Academy provides all the screening materials free of charge. By conducting a screening, you can save lives and position yourself as a health care leader in your community.
Camp Discovery: Refer your young patients with chronic skin conditions to Camp Discovery for a summer camp experience they won’t soon forget.
Video series Quick videos with tips to help patients learn how to manage their conditions and better care for their skin, hair and nails. You can link to these videos or embed them on your practice website.
Social media Leverage the Academy’s social media platforms to educate your patients and build your practice. Follow the Academy’s Twitter, YouTube, Facebook, and Pinterest accounts and share the Academy’s messages your patients.
Public service announcements Educate your patients about skin cancer detection and prevention with these straight-forward videos. Embed the PSAs on your practice website or share them through social media.