A dermatology nurse basic dutiesinclude :
Perform a physical assessment on eachpatient, paying special attention to the skin.
Assistthe physician in the performance of skin exams, monitor and recorda patient's medical history, and be aware of relevant testresults.
Assist the dermatologist with outpatient andsurgical dermatology procedures.
Provide pre- andpost-operative care for clients who are undergoing treatment for avariety of skin conditions and diseases.
Assist withprocedures using specialized medical equipment, including cosmeticdermatology
Assess, monitor, and treat skin wounds,mainly burns.
Perform wound care and befamiliar with many types of dressings, topical medications, andwould care routines.
Be familiar with how to treatacne, specific acne medications and their risks, and alternativetopical medications.
Educate each patient on how toprotect their skin and care for skin diseases and conditions athome.