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Pemphigus vulgaris guideline review

Pemphigus vulgaris guideline review

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Time to Complete

0.25 hours


September 21, 2018


November 1, 2018

Programme Description

In an interactive module, Dr Nigel Stollery reviews expert guidelines on the treatment of pemphigus vulgaris (PV). This module advises on when to suspect PV in a patient with blistering, which investigations to do before starting treatment, effective blister management and infection prevention.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Know when to suspect pemphigus vulgaris (PV) in a patient with blistering
  • Recall which investigations should be done before starting treatment
  • Use clinical scoring systems to monitor the disease, as recommended in BAD guidelines
  • Describe the role of effective blister management and infection prevention in patients with PV
  • Author

    Dr Nigel Stollery
    GP in Kibworth


    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 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