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AR94 Recognising and managing acute skin conditions in primary care: Online option

Course summary

Designed for practitioners who need to improve their skills in assessing and managing acute skin conditions. Dermatological conditions are commonly seen in primary care but health care practitioners are often challenged by even the most common presentations. This course will give you more confidence in assessing and safely managing these conditions.

Who should attend?

Advanced nurse practitioners
Nurse practitioners
Primary care nurses
Practice nurses
School nurses
Allied health professionals

Important notes

All course material, evaluations and certificate are provided. Morning and afternoon refreshments are provided on face to face courses.

Completion of this course is not a guarantee of competency.

Cost

Course duration Course CPD Full price (incl VAT) per person
1 day(s) 7 hour(s) £160

Discounts

Dates Block size Block discount
19/11/2020 4 10%

Dates / venues

Location - venue Dates No. of people
Online - Online Delivery 19/11/2020

Aims / objectives

  • This course will help you to:
  • Develop dermatology assessment skills.
  • Increase your awareness of the most common acute skin conditions and their management.
  • Increase your knowledge of differential diagnoses in dermatology.
  • Improve your knowledge base of dermatological treatments and best practice of their use.
  • Be more confident in dealing with exacerbated chronic dermatological conditions.
  • Understand when to refer to secondary care and how to make an appropriate referral.

Course programme

  • Principles of dermatological assessment
  • Common acute skin problems: diagnosis, differentials and management (e.g. bacterial, fungal and viral infections)
  • When chronic skin conditions become acute, recognition and treatment.
  • Assessment of skin lesions (benign lesions and skin cancers)
  • Dermatological emergencies.

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