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AR94 Recognising and managing acute skin conditions in primary care: Online

Course summary

Designed for practitioners who need to improve their skills in assessing and managing acute skin conditions. Dermatological conditions are commonly seen in primary care but health care practitioners are often challenged by even the most common presentations. This course will give you more confidence in assessing and safely managing these conditions.

Who should attend?

Advanced nurse practitioners
Nurse practitioners
Primary care nurses
Practice nurses
School nurses
Allied health professionals

Important notes

All course material, evaluations and certificate are provided. 

The course runs from 10:00am- 4:30pm

Completion of this course is not a guarantee of competency.


Course duration Course CPD Full price (incl VAT) per person
1 day(s) 7 hour(s) £190


Dates Block size Block discount
06/03/2024 4 10%
10/06/2024 4 10%
11/09/2024 4 10%
26/11/2024 4 10%

Dates / venues

Location - venue Dates No. of people
Online - Online Delivery 06/03/2024 Enquire for details
Online - Online Delivery 10/06/2024
Online - Online Delivery 11/09/2024
Online - Online Delivery 26/11/2024

Aims / objectives

  • This course will help you to:
  • Develop dermatology assessment skills.
  • Increase your awareness of the most common acute skin conditions and their management.
  • Increase your knowledge of differential diagnoses in dermatology.
  • Improve your knowledge base of dermatological treatments and best practice of their use.
  • Be more confident in dealing with exacerbated chronic dermatological conditions.
  • Understand when to refer to secondary care and how to make an appropriate referral.

Course programme

  • Principles of dermatological assessment
  • Common acute skin problems: diagnosis, differentials and management (e.g. bacterial, fungal and viral infections)
  • When chronic skin conditions become acute, recognition and treatment.
  • Assessment of skin lesions (benign lesions and skin cancers)
  • Dermatological emergencies.

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