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IH31 Dermatology for non-medical prescribers

Course summary

This workshop has been designed to help non-medical prescribers meet the challenge of diagnosing and appropriately treating a variety of dermatological conditions.

Who should attend?

Junior doctors
Nurse practitioners
Community matrons
Practice nurses
District nurses
Allied health professionals such as pharmacists and paramedics


Course duration Course CPD In-house Course
1 day(s) 7 hour(s) POA

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Aims / objectives

  • Have a sound understanding of the fundamentals of proper skin assessment
  • Be able to recognise and manage common skin conditions seen in the adult and paediatric patient
  • Be confident in prescribing for skin diseases that fall within the non-medical prescribing remit
  • Be aware of red flags and parameters for referrals

Course programme

  • Skin assessment
  • The eczemas
  • Psoriasis
  • Fungal infections
  • Acne

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