CPD Hours : 3

Aims

Develop skills in assessment and management of skin disorders presenting to primary care settings.

 Objectives

  • Develop a structured approach to history taking in skin presentations.
  • Able to use appropriate terminology in identification of common skin lesions.
  • Increase knowledge around common skin disorders and their management
  • Recognize when to refer and how to make an appropriate referral.

Session Content

  • Principles of dermatological assessment and identification of skin disorders.
  • Overview of common acute skin problems: diagnosis, differentials and management
  • Assessment of skin lesions (benign lesions and skin cancers)
  • Emergencies and red flags
  • Recognition of serious dermatological conditions and referral pathways 

Who Should Attend

Healthcare professionals working in advanced roles in primary care and general practice

Pre-Requisites

It is recommended that participants have a minimum of 2 years post qualifying experience.

Session includes

  • Work booklet
  • Audio presentation
  • Quiz

Lecturer: Kirsty Armstrong, ANP and Senior Lecturer in Primary Care

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