This site is intended for healthcare professionals

This activity is hosted on the site of our educational partner

You will be connecting to our educational partner, which controls its own content, practices, and other policies.

You will be connecting to our educational partner, which controls its own content, practices, and other policies.

  • Overview
  • Activity
  • Post-Test
  • Evaluation
  • Claim Credit
Seborrhoeic dermatitis: clinical review

Seborrhoeic dermatitis: clinical review

This course is available for purchase as part of a subscription:


Clinical Review

Time to Complete

1.5 hours


September 30, 2016


September 27, 2016

Programme Description

In this article, updated in 2016, Dr James Powell covers the diagnosis and management of seborrhoeic dermatitis. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include infantile and adult seborrhoea dermatitis, distribution and morphology of lesions, common symptoms and prognosis.

Educational Objectives

After taking this activity, GPs should be better able to:
  • State the epidemiology and aetiology of seborrhoeic dermatitis
  • Diagnose the condition
  • Understand the management options for the condition
  • Discuss the prognosis of the condition with affected patients
  • Readers' comments

    `Good update.'

    `Useful module.'

    `Well written module.'


    Activity author
    Dr James Powell
    Dermatology consultant
    Worcestershire Royal Hospital
    West Midlands

    Test author
    Dr Nigel Stollery
    General Practitioner Kibworth Leicestershire
    Clinical Assistant in Dermatology Leicester Royal Infirmary,


    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