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Key questions on scalp conditions

Module summary
Dermatology consultant Dr Matthew Harries and Dr Vikram Rajkomar answer questions from GP Dr Chris Hall on itchy scalp, seborrhoeic eczema and scalp psoriasis.
Learning objectives

This module will guide you through the latest on scalp conditions, such as:

  • The best way to treat seborrhoeic eczema
  • Treating children with tinea capitis
  • Distinguishing seborrhoeic eczema from dandruff 
  • The common triggers for telogen effluvium 
Author

Dr Matthew Harries, consultant dermatologist at the Salford Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, and an honorary senior lecturer at the University of Manchester.

Dr Vikram Rajkomar is a specialist trainee in dermatology at the Salford Royal Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Dr Chris Hall is a GP in Hillsborough.

Date module published
10/11/2015
Module due for review
10/11/2017
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
good
Alexander Mcfarlane
18.05.2017.
Very useful
Kamran Choudry
15.05.2017.
good
Shailendra Bhatt
10.05.2017.
good
Olujide Soremi
10.05.2017.
Good
Amy Alexander
01.05.2017.