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Dermatology essentials: dermoscopy

Module summary

Dr Stephen Hayes discusses the advantages of GPs performing dermoscopy

Learning objectives

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

Date module published
Module due for review
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1 CPD hour
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
2 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
useful and concise. more photos with explanation would behelpful
Brian Wilson
Quite good
Mark Carter
Sensible advice, essentially the more you practice the higher your competence
Roderick McDonald
Gokul Patel
Ok. more pictures to go with descriptions would be better.
the best thing of this module was the links to other dermatology websites / blogs with archives of pictures and their explanations
Jon Levick