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.
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 dimensionsCurriculum Contextual Units
- Adult health
- Care of older people
- Children and young people health