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Support for the changing needs of ageing skin

Support for the changing needs of ageing skin

Format

Knowledge

Time to Complete

0.5 hours

Published

March 8, 2017

Updated

April 6, 2017
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Programme Description

Managing dry and itchy skin in older people is the focus of this learning module for primary healthcare professionals.CPD Key learning points include advising patients on self-care to relieve symptoms.

Educational Objectives

After reading this module, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Understand how healthy skin maintains hydration
  • Appreciate the changes to skin that occur with ageing
  • Advise patients on appropriate emollients
  • Help patients to begin a self-care routine to relieve symptoms
  • Disclosure

    Initiated, funded and reviewed by RB
    Date of Preparation: February 2017; UK/E45-NHS/0916/0013j

    CPD

    Faculty

    Activity and test author
    Haymarket Medical

    Reviewer
    Dr Nigel Stollery, GP with a special interest in dermatology, Kibworth Health Centre, Leicestershire

    Instructions

    This is an industry-supported learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (30 minutes 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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