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Psychosocial problems in a patient with vitiligo

Psychosocial problems in a patient with vitiligo

Format

Patient Case Study

Time to Complete

0.25 hours

Published

October 2, 2017

Updated

October 2, 2017
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Programme Description

This case study describes the diagnosis and management of a vitiligo in a patient with pigmented skin. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include common psychological morbidities associated with skin disease and how to refer to a skin camouflage service.

Educational Objectives

After taking this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Understand the role of UVB narrowband radiation treatment for vitiligo
  • Identify psychological morbidities associated with skin disease
  • Refer patients to a skin camouflage service where appropriate
  • Authors

    Activity author
    Natalie Ambersley
    Patient spokesperson
    Changing Faces
    UK
    Test author
    Rhiannon Smith
    MIMS Dermatology Editor
    Twickenham
    UK

    INSTRUCTIONS

    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. This activity is offered at no cost.

    SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS

    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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