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Psoriasis: clinical review

Psoriasis: clinical review

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Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours


July 14, 2014


August 9, 2016

Programme Description

This article by Dr David J Chandler and Dr Anthony Bewley covers identifying the clinical type and severity of psoriasis to enable tailored treatment to be planned. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include clinical findings, differentiating atypical psoriasis from other skin diseases, and prognosis.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Diagnose and manage patients with psoriasis
  • Differentiate atypical psoriasis from other skin diseases
  • Use the Psoriasis Area and Severity Index tool
  • Assess patients' psychosocial wellbeing
  • Faculty

    Activity authors
    Dr David J Chandler
    Clinical research fellow in dermatology
    Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine
    University of Oxford

    Dr Anthony Bewley
    Consultant dermatologist
    Barts Health NHS Trust


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 1.5 learning credits (1.5 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