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186419 - Common and important skin rashes in primary care

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This free online learning module provides 15 clinical questions and immediate answers about an original peer-reviewed article written for GPs.

Relevance to General Practice

- Patients with skin problems comprise 17% of general practice consultations in Australia.
- It is important that GPs are aware of how to diagnose and manage skin conditions, and know when to refer patients to a dermatologist or for inpatient management.
- This activity covers initial investigation and management strategies for a range of common skin conditions, including atopic and contact dermatitis, cellulitis, acne and tinea.

Learning outcomes
  • Manage a patient with mild to moderate eczema
  • Manage a patient with mild cellulitis
  • Manage a patient with contact dermatitis
  • Manage a patient with mild to moderate acne
  • Access resources available within your practice to help diagnose the cause of rashes
  • Domains of General Practice

    D1. Communication skills and the patient-doctor relationship

    D2. Applied professional knowledge and skills

    • Diagnosis and management is evidence-based and relevant to the needs of the patient

    D3. Population health and the context of general practice

    D4. Professional and ethical role

    D5. Organisational and legal dimensions

    Curriculum Contextual Units
    • Adult health
    • Care of older people
    • Children and young people health
    • Dermatology
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    186419 - Common and important skin rashes in primary care
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