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Dermatology for Nurses and AHPs

Duration: 1 Day(s)
CPD Hours: 8
Start Time: 09:15
End Time: 04:30


Learn dermatology language and terminology, be able to describe what you see in a dermatological sense.

Know how holistic assessments and having the ability to obtain the appropriate investigations to determine causes of skin conditions.

Introduction into general dermatology, looking at common conditions, atopy, infection and infestations.

Understanding the aging process of skin and facilitate prevention of wounds.

Skin cancer detection and understanding importance of differences in types of skin cancers and the importance of prevalence of skin cancers in practice. 

Paediatric dermatology and consideration of additional needs of children and young people.

Gain a broad understanding of the function of steroids and topical steroids, types of medication used for certain dermatological conditions and importance of soaps, shampoos, moisturisers, emollients and medicated bandages.


Anatomy and physiology of the skin

Lesions, lumps and bumps

Terminology and skin assessment

Quiz - group

Introduction to general dermatology and common conditions

Skin cancers - how to recognise them and understanding prevalence

Skin infections and infestations

Caring for older skin - preventing wounds and ulcers, medicated bandages

Paediatric skin

How emollients work

Soaps, moisturisers, emollients and shampoos, their functions and how to use them



A course designed to give a broader understanding of anatomy and physiology of the skin and giving ability in recognising lesions, lumps and bumps.


  • Allied Health Professionals
  • Nurses


Live Online Instructor Led Course

£ 170.00
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