Physician extenders can handle lion's share of ALA-PDT work

June 1, 2004

Dallas - What is the nurse's role in the administration of ALA-PDT (5-aminolevulinic acid[ALA]-photodynamic therapy [PDT])? At Gold Skin Care Center in Nashville, the better question might be: What is the physician's role in offering this therapy, which involves the use of a laser or light source plus an enhancer, ALA HCl topical solution, 20 percent, (Levulan, DUSA Pharmaceuticals)?