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Radiation-induced skin damage

Radiation-induced skin damage

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Time to Complete

0.5 hours


September 25, 2018


November 1, 2018

Programme Description

In this interactive module, Professor Richard White, explains how to spot acute and late-onset radiodermatitis. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include time of onset of skin reactions and how to avoid, or manage, complications.

Educational Objectives

After reading this article, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Identify patients presenting with radiodermatitis
  • Understand and apply the The Radiation Therapy Oncology Group clinical classification tool
  • Recall the approximate time of onset of different radiation-induced skin reactions
  • Author

    Activity author
    Professor Richard White
    Professor of tissue viability, University of Worcester
    Director at DDRC Wound Care, Plymouth


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 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