The Royal College of Physicians of Ireland
Evidence of proficiency in the English language
Full employment in a medical practice throughout the duration of the programme
You must be a fully qualified doctor, nurse or pharmacist
What will I study?
- Clinical Simulation: ‘The red face’
- Itch and urticaria
- Blistering skin disease
- The skin in systemic disease
- The skin in connective tissue disease
- Clinical Simulation: ‘Red Legs’ presentation
- Drug eruptions and emergencies
- Skin infections and infestations
- Pediatric dermatology
- Clinical Simulations: The ‘red-all-over’ patient
- Oral dermatology
- Genital dermatology
- Clinical Simulation: ‘The itchy vulva’
- Non-pigmented lesions
- Pigmented lesions
- Hair and pigment (including vitiligo and melasma)
- Cosmetic dermatology and the aging face
Upon completion of this programme, you will be able to:
- Take a focused dermatological history and develop a comprehensive and structured approach to the examination of a patient with a skin concern.
- Identify important clinical features and utilize a systematic approach to developing a diagnosis.
- Understand and describe the pathogenesis of acute and common dermatological presentations to help explain the diagnosis to patients.
- Investigate, conceptualize and solve diagnostic problems integrating the history and clinical features of a wide range of common dermatological conditions.
- Take responsibility for diagnostic and management decisions in clinical dermatology, advising colleagues as to appropriate clinical care using sound scientific principles and best available evidence.
- Identify when a patient presents with a less common condition or presents with features that require special management and onward referral.
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