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Dermatology for General Practice ML2105

CPD Hours : 3


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


  • 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


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

Recommended Courses

History Taking and Documentation Workshop

Dermatology Webinar

Advanced Skills

Minor Illness

Managing the Sick Child in Primary Care

Please click complete on completion of MCQ to generate a certificate.