Dermatology for GPs


CPD Points: 8 points

This pack comprises presentations on the common conditions in dematology. Topics include hair loss, acne, eczema and skin cancer.


Course Description

This course enables General Practitioners and Practice Nurses to better understand, diagnose and treat dermatological ailments.

The course contains lectures on the following topics:

  • Hair Loss, Nail Disorders, and Psoriasis – Laura K. Ferris, MD
  • Acne – Richard P. Usatine, MD
  • Eczema and Rashes – Richard P. Usatine, MD
  • Skin Cancer – Richard P. Usatine, MD

What you will learn

Those who complete the entire program should be able to:

  • Describe how to do acne injections and acne surgery
  • Diagnose common dermatitis and differentiate these entities from clinical look-a-likes
  • Identify the key disease factors to consider when treating psoriasis
  • Distinguish and diagnose the most common types of skin cancers from other skin lesions
  • Discuss the risks and benefits of isotretinoin in acne
  • Discuss the value of dermoscopy for diagnosing skin cancer