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Acne: clinical review

Acne: clinical review


Clinical Review

Time to Complete

2.5 hours


January 21, 2015


January 21, 2015

Programme Description

In this article Dr Anshoo Sahota provides an overview of the diagnosis and management of acne, including less common forms of acne, differential diagnoses and antibiotic resistance. Key learning points for healthcare professionals are management of mild, moderate and severe acne, prognosis and evidence base.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, healthcare professionals should be able to:
  • Recognise the risk factors and symptoms of acne
  • Describe the stages and treatment options
  • Develop a referral pathway for acne patients
  • Faculty

    Activity author
    Dr Anshoo Sahota
    Consultant dermatologist
    Whipps Cross University Hospital and Barts and the London NHS Trust
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan
    United Kingdom


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 2.5 learning credits (2.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time. This activity is offered at no cost.


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