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Dermatology For Nurses April 2016

Topics

Designing a Management Plan for Eczema

Topical treatments for Scalp Psoriasis

Infections & Infestations in Dermatology

‘Beyond the smear’ – Vulval Dermatoses

Psoriasis and Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Monitoring of patients on Biologics

Dermatological diseases of the lower limbs- Practical Management

Top tips for topical Dermatology treatments

Cryotherapy for Nurses

Cosmetic camouflage

Update on phototherapy, intralesional steroids, PDT

Faculty

Ms Carmel Blake, Dermatology Clinical Nurse Specialist, Tallaght

Ms Mary Dunphy, Dermatology Clinical Nurse Specialist, Waterford

Ms Esther Hazelwood, Dermatology Clinical Nurse Specialist, Cork

Ms. Breeda Bourke, Dermatology Clinical Nurse Specialist, Cork

Ms Carmel 0’ Sullivan, Dermatology Specialist Nurse, Cork

Ms Shelia Ryan, Advanced Nurse Practitioner,  Limerick

Ms Pamela Binks, Red Cross / Camouflage Practitioner

Dr Annette Murphy, Consultant Dermatologist, Galway

Dr Michelle Murphy, Consultant Dermatologist, Cork

Dermatology 2015 Hot topics for non-dermatologists  April 2015


Lecture 1 – Dr Michelle Murphy

What’s new in dermatology therapeutics:

  • Acne
  • Rosacea
  • Infestations
  • Eczema
  • Psoriasis
  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Focus on therapeutic options in primary care.

Recognition of arthritis in psoriasis patients.

Lecture 2  – Professor Sarah Rogers

Common dermatological diagnostic dilemmas.

  • Tinea, erythrasma, tinea incognito,
  • Pityriasis rosea v psoriasis
  • Rosacea v lupus
  • Fungal nail v psoriasis
  • Erythema multiforme v  Urticaria

Lecture 3 – Dr Mary Bennett

Diagnosing and managing skin cancer

  1. Treatment of actinic keratoses
  • Focus on new and existing treatments
  1. Basal cell carcinomas
  2. Melanoma –early recognition

Lecture 4 – Dr Dmitri Wall & Dr Michelle Murphy

Dermatoscopy – 10 tips

Technology for medics – what’s Appening?

Hot topics: 6 X 5 minute discussions on topics selected by course participants in the previous 3 weeks.

 

Medical Dermatology for Non-Dermatologists October 2014

Faculty

Course Organisers

Dr Michelle Murphy, Consultant Dermatologist

Dr Mary Bennett, Consultant Dermatologist

Dr Tony Foley, General Practitioner

Dr Dmitri Wall, Dermatology SpR

 

Additional Faculty

Dr Michael O’Connell, Consultant Dermatologist

Dr John Bourke, Consultant Dermatologist

Dr Annette Murphy, Consultant Dermatologist

Dr Lesley Ann Murphy, Consultant Dermatologist

 

Session 1 – 28th October
Psoriasis &
Hidradenitis suppurativa.
Clinical appearance, special sites, scalp & genital psoriasis, co- morbidities, topical treatments, systemic agents, NICE guidelines for psoriasis, monitoring patients on systemic treatments, mimics of psoriasis, diagnosing psoriatic arthritis in patients with psoriasis.

Session 2 – 4th November

Eczema

Clinical appearance, topical treatments, appropriate treatment for appropriate site, systemic agents, role of allergens, antibiotics and antiseptics, eczema herpeticum contact allergic dermatitis, patch testing, hand dermatitis

Session 3 – 11th November

Infections & Infestations

Scabies, tinea versicolor, managing tinea capitus, nail infections, Molluscum contagiosum, herpes viruses, cryotherapy and other treatments for warts, impetigo.

Session 4 -18th November

Acne & Follicular Disease

Acne-patterns of acne, evidence based treatment of the acne patients, the role of testing in acne, diet & acne, pityrosporum folliculitis. Alopecia scarring V non-scarring

Session 5 – 25th November

Autoimmune Skin Disease

Cutaneous lupus, Bullous skin disease, cutaneous manifestations of rheumatological disease, Drug rashes-when to worry, cutaneous vasculitis-work-up and treatment

Session 6 – 2nd December

Medical Dermatology Pearls

Urticaria: work-up and therapeutic ladder, Itch- classification, investigations and therapeutic options.

Paediatric Dermatology & Allergy for Non-Dermatologists April 2014

Session 1 – 29th April
Dermatitis in children – atopic dermatitis, seborrhoeic
dermatitis, patch testing in children
Psoriasis in children
Pityriasis rosea, granuloma annulare
Session 2 – 6th of May
Rashes in newborns and infants
Lumps & bumps in newborns & infants
Infantile Acne, Pre-adolescence Acne
Session 3 – 13th May
Genetic disorders: tuberous sclerosis & neurofibromatosis
Management of severe atopic dermatitis in children
Session 4 – 20th May
Allergic diseases of childhood
Food allergy – diagnosis and management
When to worry/what to do? – what to look out for in children
with atopic disease
Session 5 – 27th May
Infections & infestations in children
Alopecia areata
Session 6 – 3rd June
Haemangiomas, port wines stains and other vascular tumors
Vulval disorders in children
Linear morphoea

 

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