Patient Education Collection

Patient education is a big part of our responsibilities as nurses and nurse practitioners. Use the patient education tools below to keep your patients informed about their health and disease prevention and management. Written in an approachable and easy-to-understand manner, these patient teaching tools present the facts without being overly clinical. Patient education that is accurate and thorough is critical to allow patients and their caregivers to understand their disease and treatment plan. This is an important part of the healing process no matter the dermatological ailment. The Skin Care Network’s patient teaching tools are designed to help you communicate with your patients and offer the best possible treatment.  We’re sure these patient education resources and teaching tools will be appreciated by your patients and their caregivers. 

 Severe sunburn
Nursing2014
July 2014

 Poison ivy
Nursing2014
June 2014


 Herpes zoster (shingles)
The Nurse Practitioner: The American Journal of Primary Health Care
May 2014 


 14 Tips on Optimizing Your Healing After Aesthetic Procedures

Plastic Surgical Nursing
December 2012


 PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES: Nonmelanoma skin cancers
Nursing2012
June 2012


PATIENT EDUCATION SERIES: Melanoma
Nursing2011
May 2011

Patient Handout: Intertrigo
Journal of the Dermatology Nurses' Association
September/October 2010

Patient education: Ten tips for patients
Plastic Surgical Nursing
January/March 2008
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