Update on dermatological signs of child abuse with a free learning module

MIMS Learning is offering an interactive module on child protection in dermatology, free to all healthcare professionals for a limited time only.

Bullous impetigo may be the cause of suspicious skin marks (Photo: Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust)

The module by Dr Helen Goodyear discusses dermatological signs of abuse, differential diagnoses and what to do if child abuse is suspected.

This module, worth 1 CPD credit, is brought to you by MIMS Learning, the online educational resource from the publishers of MIMS Learning Dermatology.

You can gain access to 120 dermatology modules on MIMS Learning by becoming a member for just £129+VAT a year. Membership gives you access to all 550 educational modules on the site on a wide variety of clinical topics. Formats include clinical reviews, quizzes, case studies and guidance updates.

New dermatology modules

See below for just some of the new dermatology modules on the site, based on the latest edition of MIMS Learning Dermatology.

Child protection in dermatology 1 CPD credit
In a free taster module, Dr Helen Goodyear provides an overview of dermatological signs and symptoms that may indicate child abuse, along with differential diagnoses.

Early diagnosis of Lyme disease 1 CPD credit
This interactive module, updated in 2018, discusses the clinical features of Lyme disease and how it can be managed.

Skin cancer: risk factors and identification 1 CPD credit
Dr Kara Heelan’s interactive learning module outlines risk factors for skin cancer, and when to consider referral.

Common vulval conditions: diagnosis and management 1 CPD credit
Dr Abdelmageed Abdelrahman offers an overview of the clinical characteristics, diagnosis and management of common vulval conditions.

Test your knowledge of dermatology: September 2018 0.25 CPD credits
Test your knowledge of the dermatology topics covered in the September issue of MIMS Learning Dermatology.

Systemic lupus erythematosus: clinical review  1.5 CPD credits
This article, updated in 2018, reviews the management of systemic lupus erythematosus including pharmacological options.

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