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Event April 2020

Past event: Sept to Dec – Clinical Dermatology Care Course for nurses and allied healthcare professionals 2021

View event information below


Event information

  • 14 Sep 21: Patient assessment and overview of dermatology therapeutics 

  • 28 Sep 21: Eczema and psoriasis

  • 12 Oct 21: Inflammatory and chronic skin conditions

  • 02 Nov 21: Skin cancer

  • 16 Nov 21: Acute and emergency dermatology

  • 30 Nov 21: Practical dermatology workshops (live stream - times to be confirmed) 

  • 14 Dec 21: Student assessment day - times to be confirmed


*VIRTUAL COURSE* This course will be delivered via online streamed lectures and webinars.

Programme overview

The annual Clinical Dermatology Care course run by St John’s DermAcademy 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 particularly to nurses within the specialty, community / practice nurses, nurse practitioners and nurses who see patients with skin rashes in acute services.

The course is delivered via live online webinars and an interactive learning platform holding pre-recorded lectures. The themed sessions include: Patient assessment and overview of dermatology therapeutics, Eczema and psoriasis, Inflammatory skin conditions, Skin cancer, Acute and Emergency dermatology. We also include a session focussed on practical dermatology skills which will be available face to face if regulations allow and / or via live stream online (TBC).

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.

Course Fees

£350 – Fee includes: 7 days teaching and final student presentation session.

The associated weekly webinar sessions will run on the dates listed.  Online attendance of the webinars and participation in the student presentation session is a requirement to receive a course completion certificate. Online course handbook, interactive learning platform resources and further learning references are included in the course materials.


Academic Credit

If academic credit is desired, students undertaking the course have the opportunity to complete a work-based learning module (level 6 or 7) with one of our health education institution (HEI) partners. Registration and payment for this element is organised separately with the HEI.

For further information contact the HEI course leads directly:

Kings College London University: Amanda McNaughton email:

London South Bank University: Rachel Allen-Ashcroft email:

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