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Changing moles - red flag symptoms

Changing moles - red flag symptoms

Format

Red flags

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

June 18, 2014

Updated

September 7, 2016

Programme Description

In this article, updated in September 2016, Dr Nigel Stollery provides an overview of red flag symptoms to consider when assessing changing moles. Key learning points include signs that may indicate suspected melanoma and thus warrant urgent referral.

Educational Objectives

After completing this activity, healthcare professionals should be able to:
  • Recognise the possible abnormal changes in a mole
  • Identify, diagnose and refer possible malignant melanomas
  • Understand when to make an urgent referral
  • Authors

    Activity author
    Dr Nigel Stollery
    GP
    Kibworth
    Leicestershire
    UK

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan
    GP
    London
    UK

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 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.

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