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Non-infective skin disorders in HIV patients

Non-infective skin disorders in HIV patients

Format

Knowledge

Time to Complete

1 hour

Published

June 15, 2016

Updated

June 16, 2016
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Programme Description

Skin disorders are common in patients with HIV and may be related to the infection or treatment. Dr Sara Ritchie discusses conditions such as alopecia, erythroderma, granuloma annulare, ichthyosis, lupus, malignancies, photosensitivity, pruritus and psoriasis.

Educational Objectives

After taking this activity, GPs and other healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Identify and diagnose common skin diseases affecting patients with HIV
  • Be aware of differential diagnoses
  • Manage skin conditions in patients with HIV
  • Be aware of association between particular HIV treatment regimens and skin conditions
  • Authors

    Activity author
    Dr Sara Ritchie
    Honorary clinical fellow emeritus in tropical dermatology
    University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
    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 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. This activity is offered at no cost.

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    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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