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Learning & Assessment

How will it be taught?

  • Pre-course and post-course learning needs assessment
  • A blend of pre-module reading and viewing of recorded content
  • Live interactive webinar including Q&A with subject matter experts
  • Participants will be expected to post anonymised clinical cases for discussion via a moderated discussion forum
  • Webinar recordings will be available to full course participants throughout the year

What will you learn?

  • The course will provide evidence-based knowledge on common dermatology issues in primary care including pigmented lesions; non-pigmented lesions; basal cell cancer (BCC) & squamous cell cancer (SCC) & actinic keratosis; dermatology therapy; acne; psoriasis; eczema & hand dermatitis; rosacea & hidradenitis suppurativa; paediatric dermatology; dermatology in skin of colour
  • Participants will receive evidence-based learning on best practice and signposting to relevant guidelines
  • The course promotes effective communication skills, discusses ethical considerations in the consultation including confidentiality and informed consent, promotes good record keeping and patient-centred care
  • Criteria for referral, investigation and follow up will be highlighted
  • Learning needs will be addressed through pre module MCQs and post module MCQs

How will the course/module be assessed?

  • Course attendance
  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • Participation in discussions board
  • Audit/quality improvement project*

*Participants may use their learning from the course to complete an audit/quality improvement project that meets this requirement for PCS in 2022 – 2023; this is not a mandatory requirement for the course itself