This course aims to cover the major Dermatology subjects that GPs find themselves confronted with on a daily basis. In this two day course you will learn about modes of presentation, relevant investigations and management of all of the common skin conditions from acne, rosacea, eczema, psoriasis through to drug rashes, hair loss and common cosmetic complaints.
This workshop is presented by Dermatologist, Dr Alex Chamberlain along with his team of lecturers and Dermatologists. The presentations will be richly illustrated with clinical examples after all Dermatology is a very visual discipline. There will be opportunity for interactive discussion as well as opinions on cases provided by the delegates.
Relevance to General Practice
According to the 2010 BEACH report 14.8 of every 100 patient encounters relate to the skin. The number of skin problems managed is 16.5 per 100 patient encounters. On average 1 in 6 patients seen by a GP will present with a skin condition and as such is a commonly seen condition.
- Improved familiarity with common skin, hair and nail problems.
- Improved recognition of significant dermatoses including those that deserve immediate action.
- Improved management skills of common dermatoses.
- Improved familiarity with common dermatological investigations.
- Improved familiarity with novel dermatological therapies.
Domains of General Practice
D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship
D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills
D3. Population health and the context of general practice
D4. Professional and ethical role
D5. Organisational and legal dimensions
University of Queensland
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