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Child protection in dermatology

Child protection in dermatology

Format

Knowledge

Time to Complete

1 hour

Published

September 11, 2018

Updated

September 21, 2018
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Programme Description

In this free interactive module, Dr Helen Goodyear provides an overview of dermatological signs and symptoms that may indicate child abuse, along with differential diagnoses. Key learning points include how to take a history and examine children, types of child abuse, and where to seek advice and support if child abuse is suspected.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Take a history and carry out an examination of children with dermatological conditions, while considering child abuse as a differential diagnosis
  • Identify different types of child abuse
  • Know where to seek advice and support if child abuse is suspected
  • Author

    Dr Helen Goodyear
    Consultant paediatrician
    University Hospitals of Birmingham
    Associate postgraduate dean
    Health Education England
    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 learning credit (1 hour 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.

    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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