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Urgent referrals in dermatology

Urgent referrals in dermatology

Format

Expert Perspective

Time to Complete

1 hour

Published

November 13, 2015

Updated

June 10, 2016

Programme Description

Dr Beebee Meeajun and Professor Rino Cerio provide an overview of dermatological conditions requiring urgent referral including skin cancer, toxic epidermal necrolysis, and acute generalised pustular psoriasis. Tips for healthcare professionals include red flag signs for early referral for skin cancer and common instigators of drug eruptions.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Diagnose dermatological conditions requiring urgent referral to secondary care
  • Faculty

    Activity authors
    Dr Beebee Meeajun
    Specialty training registrar in dermatology
    Bart’s Health NHS Trust
    London
    United Kingdom

    Professor Rino Cerio
    Consultant dermatologist and professor in dermatopathology
    Bart’s Health NHS Trust
    London
    United Kingdom

    Exam author
    Haymarket Medical Education
    London
    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 hour 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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