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Essential Dermatology - DERM5001

Essential Dermatology will enable students to diagnose the most common cutaneous presentations, formulate an appropiate differential diagnosis, and complete a management plan. In this unit, you will study the common skin diseases and comprehensively review clinical presentation, differential diagnosis, impact on quality of life, and management. The unit will also cover the clinicopathological correlation and aetiology and pathogenesis of skin disease, and will equip students to interpret histology reports. Diseases are organised by body region and clinical characteristics and include: inflammatory diseases (acne, psoriasis, eczema); autoimmune and autoinflammatory diseases (lupus, morphea, pustulosis); cutaneous drug reactions; infections; and cancer. The use of new technologies in diagnosis and treatment is also discussed.

Classes
Compulsory 1 day face to face workshop; online lectures and discussion forums

Assessment
Online exam (40%), workshop participation and skills assessment (20%), case based discussion boards (20%), participation in the generation and peer review of assessment items (10%), online quizzes (10%)

Textbooks
Andrews' Diseases of the Skin, 13th Edition (William James Dirk Elston James Treat Misha Rosenbach Isaac Neuhaus) 2019 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Elsevier.

Details

Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Anaesthesia PGCW
Study Mode: Distance education/intensive on campus
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Professor Pablo Fernandez-Penas
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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