Melanoma toolkit for early detection (MTED) for primary care providers: A pilot study.

Melanoma toolkit for early detection (MTED) for primary care providers: A pilot study.

Publication date: Feb 26, 2021

Primary care providers have greater access to patients despite often lacking the appropriate training or time to implement effective skin cancer screenings in their busy practices. Through collaborative efforts with Oregon’s War on Melanoma public health campaign and other primary care trainings, we created “Melanoma Toolkit for Early Detection” (MTED): a training curriculum and resource repository for primary care providers. MTED consisted of three self-paced modules. Each participant completed a pre- and post-test consisting of demographic, confidence, and image identification questions. A subsequent optional 6-month follow-up image identification test was also provided. Of the 96 participants, 40 completed all the modules, the pre, and post-test. On average, scores increased by 6. 0 (95% CI: 3. 5 to 8. 6) percentage points (P

Concepts Keywords
Melanoma Organ systems
Month Melanoma
Oregon RTT
Pilot War Melanoma
Toolkit Cancer
Trainings Neoplasms
Skin cancer

Semantics

Type Source Name
disease MESH diagnosis
disease MESH cancer
disease MESH skin cancer
pathway KEGG Melanoma
disease MESH Melanoma

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