Dr Brian Malcolm, GP with a special interest in dermatology, describes his role and answers questions on diagnosis and management of key conditions in primary care including potentially malignant lesions, eczema, acne, and psoriasis.
After completing this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
Understand the value of pursuing an interest in dermatology
Be aware of GPs’ role in lesion recognition
Consider the potential role of dermoscopy in their practice
List practical ways to improve care of common skin conditions
Activity author Dr Brian Malcolm GP Devon Associate specialist in dermatology, Northern Devon NHS Healthcare Trust United Kingdom
This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.25 learning credits (0.25 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.
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