One of these moles is harmless, one of them is a life-threatening melanoma.
Dermatologists train for more than a decade to know the difference.
Melanoma is curable if it is caught early—so a correct diagnosis is literally the difference between life and death.
SB695 and HB807 would allow nurses to diagnose skin cancer without back up from a supervising dermatologist.
For a patient with melanoma, that could be the mistake of a lifetime.
PROTECT PATIENT SAFETY— OPPOSE SB 695 AND HB807.
*In the above example, the larger mole is benign. The smaller one is cancerous.
View a pdf of this handout, courtesy of the NC Dermatology Association here.