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
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.