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186174 - Certificate of Primary Care Dermatology: Module 19: Connective tissue diseases

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Certificate of Primary Care Dermatology trains GPs to diagnose and manage common skin conditions (including skin cancer) and is open to all GPs and GP registrars.

Relevance to General Practice

This module is designed for general practitioners (GPs) and GP registrars and presents detailed information and case studies on the diagnosis and management of connective tissue diseases.

Learning outcomes
  • identify cases of specific types of connective tissue diseases
  • list the differential diagnoses for particular connective tissue diseases
  • recall a mnemonic for differentiating the limited form of systemic sclerosis from other connective tissue diseases
  • choose and discuss the most appropriate treatment options for connective tissue diseases according to various clinical scenarios and their possible adverse outcomes
  • describe the circumstances under which referral to a specialist should be considered when managing connective tissue diseases
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    • Continuity of care promotes quality and safety

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Adult health
    • Children and young people health
    • Dermatology
    186174 - Certificate of Primary Care Dermatology: Module 19: Connective tissue diseases
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    2.5 hrs
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    CPD Points
    5 cpd
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