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Past event: Sept, Oct, Nov 2018 – Clinical Dermatology Care Course for Nurses

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Event information


18th and 25th September 2018

2nd, 9th and 16th October 2018

13th and 27th November 2018


Henrietta Raphael House, KCL, Guy’s Campus London

Course start time

10:00 – 16:00

Target audience

This Clinical Dermatology Care course is aimed at registered nurses or allied healthcare professionals who wish to extend and consolidate their clinical knowledge in the field of dermatology nursing. It will appeal to particularly to nurses within the specialty, community / practice nurses, nurse practitioners and nurses who see patients with skin rashes in acute services.

Academic Credit

 All students undertaking the course will have the opportunity to gain 30 credits at level 6 or 7 by completing a standalone work based learining module via Kings college London.  Further information can be found at the below link;


Programme Overview

We offer seven themed study days. For completion of course 6 days must be attended including day 7 which will include a short learning reflections presentation by the student. Each day can be attended as single stand-alone study day for those not interested in completing the course.

​Each study day will include an interactive element or practical workshop in addition to plenaries.


18th September 2018: Patient assessment and overview of dermatology therapeutics. Study day will include; Skin examination; Holistic patient assessment; Dermatological Investigations; How topical therapies work; Overview of drugs commonly used in skin disease.


25th September 2018: Eczema

Study day will include; Childhood eczema; Management of severe adult eczema; Habit reversal techniques; contact dermatitis; Topical therapy

DAY 3 

2nd October 2018: Inflammatory skin conditions

Study day will include; Management of acne and rosacea; How to support patients with hidradenitis suppurativa; understanding alopecia; vitiligo

DAY 4 
9th October 2018: Skin Cancer

Study day will include; Skin cancer screening and prevention; Precancerous lesions and treatments; Identification of common skin cancers; Treatment options for non-melanoma skin cancers; Melanoma diagnosis and management

DAY 5 

16th October 2018: Psoriasis

Study day will include; Overview of immunology of psoriasis; Co-morbidities associated with psoriasis; Topical therapy options; Systemic and UV therapies and monitoring for side effects; Disease severity assessment

DAY 6 
13th November 2018: Acute and Emergency Dermatology

Study day will include; Paediatric skin rashes; Skin infections and infestations; Drug eruptions; Dermatological emergencies and in-patient nursing care

DAY 7 
27th November 2018: Reflections and learning presentations
(only applicable to course attendees) 

This day will require course attendees to prepare and deliver a presentation to a small group of fellow students.

Course Fees

£750 Full course

£150 Per day

Fee includes – 7 full day, themed study days delivered by a variety of clinical experts (a minimum of 6 to be completed for course certificate), course handbook and further learning references. 

Feedback and Suggestions

If you have any feedback from past events that you'd like to share or if you have any suggestions for future events you'd like us to cover please get in contact.

Unexpected failure to attend a reserved place will result in you being charged the full cost (all fees are non-refundable). Applicants must be either a registered nurse or an allied health professional. For further information regarding application forms please email:
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