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Dermatology learning plan 1

8.50 credits

Clinical challenges in diagnosis and management of skin conditions are covered in this learning plan for GPs. Learning plans provide key learning points on diagnosis, management, follow-up and referral. You can undertake the whole plan to demonstrate that you have studied this area in depth, or use individual modules from the plan to complement your existing learning. You can claim credits for all the modules that you complete.




Clinical Review

Psoriasis: clinical review

This article by Dr Claire Marshall and Dr Anshoo Sahota examines the classification, diagnosis and management of patients with psoriasis. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include exacerbating factors and NICE quality standards.

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Acne vulgaris: clinical review

Acne is the most common skin condition seen in the developed world and can have huge psychological impact on patients. James Leveson and Dr Karolina Gholam explain the importance of identifying triggering factors, treating promptly and appreciating the psychological impact on the patient.

1.50 Credits
Clinical Review

Atopic eczema: clinical review

In this article Dr Rufaro Gamanya considers the causes of atopic eczema and advises on managing the condition.

1.50 Credits
Red flags

Changing moles - red flag symptoms

Dr Nigel Stollery provides an overview of red flag symptoms to consider when assessing changing moles.

0.50 Credits
Syllabus

Guidance update: latest NICE guidelines on melanoma

Dr Nigel Stollery describes how to implement the latest NICE guidance on assessment and management of melanoma.

1.00 Credits
Knowledge

Dermatological conditions in pigmented skin

Dr Emily Rudd and Dr Claire Fuller discuss conditions specific to pigmented skin.

1.00 Credits
Patient Case Study

Four presentations of skin conditions

Dr Brian Malcolm discusses the presentation, diagnosis and management of four cases. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include diagnosing cutaneous infection with Mycobacterium chelonae, basal cell carcinoma, leiomyosarcoma and disseminated superficial actinic porokeratosis.

0.50 Credits
Knowledge

Diagnosis of cutaneous vasculitis

Dr James Miller and Dr Anton Alexandroff consider classification, clinical features and suitable investigations.

1.00 Credits