How to Manage: Common dermatological problems

This is a one-day course focusing on the common dermatological disorders encountered by clinicians involved in the care of children.

Please note due to strike action the course has now been rescheduled to be held on 4 December 2023. The page has been updated to reflect this.
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Fully booked

The RCPCH is pleased to offer this course at a reduced rate. Please note the fees may be subject to change.

RCPCH member - Trainee as well as SAS Doctor, Nurses, AHPs: £100

RCPCH member - Consultant: £130

Non-RCPCH member: £180

This course is now fully booked. 

Course description

This one-day course will enable you to identify and recognise common symptoms of paediatric dermatological conditions and manage these conditions effectively.

Through talks by leading experts in the field, the course covers the management of eczema, the most common skin condition in under 16’s, and dermatological issues such common viral rashes, common lumps and bumps, Stevens Johnson syndrome and Toxic epidermal necrolysis.

Participants will learn a practical approach to these conditions which will be helpful at all stages of the paediatric career.

Excellent speakers and a truly fabulous learning day

Course aim

This study day will enable you to develop an effective approach for the management of common dermatological conditions affecting children and young people.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify and recognise symptoms of common dermatological conditions in children
  • Describe the available treatment options for common skin conditions in children
  • Support parents, carers, children and young people with the ongoing management of skin disorders.

Target audience

  • Paediatric trainees
  • SAS doctors
  • Consultant paediatric dermatologists / general consultant paediatricians
  • Paediatricians with an interest in dermatology
  • AHPs working in paediatric dermatology

Course requirements

To participate in this online course, you will need access to:

  • Windows or Mac Computer (laptop/desktop or tablet)
  • An internet connection
  • Microphone and speaker - either using the built-in microphone/speaker or a headset connected to your laptop/desktop or tablet
  • Webcam - either using a built-in webcam or a separate webcam connected to your laptop/desktop or tablet.