This module will consolidate your diagnostic skills and examine the best available evidence to support treatment of inflammatory skin conditions including acne, eczema and psoriasis. The course aims to consolidate and enhance professional competence and skill in managing patients with commonly occurring chronic skin diseases. It focuses on managing the delivery of appropriate dermatology care in a variety of health care settings and explores living with chronic skin diseases from the patient perspective.
It may be studied on an individual basis. You may also choose to study it as part of a longer academic award such as; MSc Dermatology Skills and Treatment, Postgraduate Diploma or Postgraduate Certificate.
Content: This course primarily focuses on the management of acne, eczema and psoriasis and covers:
- Genetic epidemiology
- Patient examination & assessment
- Management options; topical & systemic treatments, light therapy, biologics
- Psychosocial aspects of care
- Quality of Life
- National guidelines/protocols
- Setting up services in primary care
- Medico-legal and other professional issues.
Who Should Attend?: The course is suitable for GPs, GPwSI’s, GP Registrars, F1-2/ST 1- 3’s, Dermatology Nurses, Nurse Practitioners and Practice Nurses.
Dates: Feb 17th & 18th, March 31st, April 1st and May 13th 2011
Application: To apply please contact Madeleine Flanagan, Email: [email protected], Telephone: 01707 286400
Fees: Home fee status £800, Overseas fee status £1500
Venue: College Lane Campus