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Management of common photodermatoses

Management of common photodermatoses

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Time to Complete

1.00 hour


June 23, 2016


March 22, 2018

Programme Description

Dr Adam Fityan discusses skin disorders caused or aggravated by light. Key learning points for GPs and nurses include differential diagnosis and the principles of photoprotection.

Educational Objectives

After taking this activity, GPs and other healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Understand the aetiology of photodermatoses
  • Diagnose common photodermatoses
  • Have awareness of the important differentials to consider
  • Understand the principles of photoprotection
  • Authors

    Activity author
    Dr Adam Fityan
    Consultant dermatologist
    University Hospital Southampton
    St John’s Institute of Dermatology, London
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan
    United Kingdom


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


    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