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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)
Dr Olwen Jones on whether self-taken genital swabs are acceptable in teenagers, speculum examinations in pregnancy and treating recurrent thrush
Consultant cardiologist Dr Angus Nightingale and clinical research fellow Dr Thomas Hinton on blood pressure monitoring, contraindications to general anaesthesia and what blood pressure targets GPs should be aiming for.
Dr Simon Stockley advises on key warning signs for sepsis and referring cases to secondary care
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