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Bullous pemphigoid: clinical review

Bullous pemphigoid: clinical review

Format

Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours

Published

October 2, 2017

Updated

October 2, 2017
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Programme Description

Consultant dermatologist Dr James Powell explains the diagnosis and management of bullous pemphigoid. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include differentiating between immunobullous disorders and which investigations to do.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Understand who is typically affected by bullous pemphigoid
  • Know how to differentiate between bullous pemphigoid and pemphigus vulgaris
  • List investigative tests required for diagnosing bullous pemphigoid
  • Know which medications are commonly used in treatment
  • Understand natural progression of the disease
  • Authors

    Activity and test author
    Dr James B Powell
    Consultant dermatologist and photodermatologist
    Worcestershire Royal Hospital
    West Midlands
    UK

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1.5 learning credits (1.5 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 and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs. This activity is offered at no cost.

    SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required
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