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Quality of life assessment in skin disease

Quality of life assessment in skin disease

Format

Knowledge

Time to Complete

1 hour

Published

January 26, 2015

Updated

January 26, 2015

Programme Description

Dr Claire Marshall and Dr Anthony Bewley review the different instruments available for assessing quality of life in patients with skin disease. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include understanding the possible physical, occupational financial impacts of conditions such as psoriasis, atopic dermatitis and acne.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Use quality of life assessment tools to provide holistic management for patients with a skin condition
  • Faculty

    Activity authors
    Dr Claire Marshall
    Clinical research fellow in dermatology
    Whipps Cross University Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust, London
    United Kingdom

    Dr Anthony Bewley
    Consultant dermatologist
    Whipps Cross University Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust, London
    United Kingdom

    Test author
    Haymarket Medical Education
    Teddington
    United Kingdom

    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 credits (1 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. This activity is offered at no cost.

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