Dermatology for Nurses and AHPs

Dermatology for Nurses and AHPs

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Taking place face to face on the 5th of June from 09:00 - 16:00.

Venue: Colwall Park Hotel, Colwall, Malvern, Worcestershire, WR13 6QG.

Please note that Tea and Coffee will be provided throughout the day, however these will be the only refreshments that will be provided. Lunch will need to be brought with you and eaten in the room where the training is taking place.

Please note that there are a limited number of fully funded places on this course for eligible candidates employed within General Practice.

Staff that qualify to attend funded sessions:

Advanced Nurse Practitioners
Nurse Specialists
Extended Role Practice Nurses
Practice Nurses
Nursing Associates
Nursing Partners
Nurse Dispensers


Learn dermatology language and terminology, be able to describe what you see in a dermatological sense.

Know how holistic assessments and having the ability to obtain the appropriate investigations to determine causes of skin conditions.

Introduction into general dermatology, looking at common conditions, atopy, infection and infestations.

Understanding the aging process of skin and facilitate prevention of wounds.

Skin cancer detection and understanding importance of differences in types of skin cancers and the importance of prevalence of skin cancers in practice. 

Paediatric dermatology and consideration of additional needs of children and young people.

Gain a broad understanding of the function of steroids and topical steroids, types of medication used for certain dermatological conditions and importance of soaps, shampoos, moisturisers, emollients and medicated bandages.


Anatomy and physiology of the skin

Lesions, lumps and bumps

Terminology and skin assessment

Quiz - group

Introduction to general dermatology and common conditions

Skin cancers - how to recognise them and understanding prevalence

Skin infections and infestations

Caring for older skin - preventing wounds and ulcers, medicated bandages

Paediatric skin

How emollients work

Soaps, moisturisers, emollients and shampoos, their functions and how to use them


A course designed to give a broader understanding of anatomy and physiology of the skin and giving ability in recognising lesions, lumps and bumps.

For support and enquiries please either Email & Telephone us at| 01432 270636

  • Date
  • 05/06/2024
    9.00 am
    Colwall Park Hotel
    WR13 6QG
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