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Other Dermatology modules
Key questions on scalp conditions (1.5 CPD hours)
Key questions on common adverse drug reactions (1.5 CPD hours)
Case-by-case: psoriasis (1.5 CPD hours)
Professor Mike Bennett, consultant in palliative medicine, and Dr Chris Kane, specialty registrar, answer questions from Dr Melanie Wynne-Jones on the WHO analgesic ladder, adjuvant medication and self-help strategies
This case-based module will guide you through the latest evidence in the diagnosis and management of stroke and TIA.
Dr Tang Ngee Shim and Dr Andrew Ilchyshyn, consultant dermatologists, on corticosteroids, the impact of biologics on infections in primary care, and occupational risks for psoriasis patients
Dermatology essentials: dermoscopy
Dr Stephen Hayes discusses the advantages of GPs performing dermoscopy
This module will offer an introduction into dermoscopy, covering:
- How to manage a patient concerned about a skin lesion
- Red flag features to look out for
- Dermoscopic features of non-cancerous lesions
- Spotting the dangerous and the malignant skin lesion
- Resources for improving your skills in this area
This module was produced in association with the Primary Care Dermatology Society.
Dr Stephen Hayes is a former GP and GPSI, currently associate specialist in dermatology, at University Hospital Southampton. He teaches dermoscopy with the PCDS and independently.
Dr Hayes blogs about dermoscopy and skin cancer diagnosis at www.dermoscopy.wordpress.com, from which there are links to many other free online education resources