The Dermatology Nurses' Association
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Position Statements

The Nurse's Role in the Use of Laser, Light, and Energy Emitting Devices

The Dermatology Nurses' Association recognizes that laser, light and energy emitting devices (LLED) and are standard equipment in private practice and academic settings.

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The Nurse's Role in the Provision of Cosmetic Services

The Dermatology Nurses' Association recognizes that Cosmetic services which may include injections for cosmetic purposes are frequently provided in private practice and academic settings.

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Indoor Tanning

The Dermatology Nurses' Association promotes the ban of indoor tanning and other non-medical uses of artificial light.

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Prevention and Early Detection of Skin Cancer

Summary: The Dermatology Nurses' Association recognizes the urgent need to educate health care workers and the public about the prevention and early detection of skin cancer. This position statement has been developed to serve as a guide in meeting this need.

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