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179733 - simGP - Simulated Consultation in Diagnosing and Managing Rare Skin Conditions: Case Study-Sophie

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Increase GP awareness of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) and their understanding of the differential diagnosis and management of this condition in primary care.

Relevance to General Practice

Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is an under diagnosed condition in primary care. Most health professionals who regularly examine adult patients will have seen HS, but a diagnosis often goes unrecognised. The estimated prevalence and incidence of HS appears to be increasing steadily over the last four decades. Early diagnosis of HS is crucial in order to facilitate an appropriate assessment and timely referral to expert care are the key to achieving effective multimodal care of HS

Learning outcomes
  • Understand the importance of differential diagnosis of hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) in primary care
  • Execute appropriate diagnostic approaches to examine patients, exclude other dermatology disorders, and refer to dermatology clinic to optimise HS diagnosis
  • Integrate the treatment options available for HS into your practice to ensure optimal patient outcomes and improve patient safety
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    • A rational list of differential diagnoses is formulated

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    • The patterns and prevalence of disease are incorporated into screening and management practices

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Adult health
    • Women's health
    • Dermatology
    Activity sponsor

    Abbvie

    Delivery
    Title
    179733 - simGP - Simulated Consultation in Diagnosing and Managing Rare Skin Conditions: Case Study-Sophie
    Location
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    1 hour
    Start Date
    01-Jan-2020
    End Date
    31-Dec-2020
    CPD Points
    2 cpd
    Price
    0.00
    Location
    Online
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