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Dermatology

Optimising acne management in general practice

Acne vulgaris affects more than 85% of Australian adolescents aged 16-18 and can have a profound effect on self-esteem, mood and psychological status.

This 1-hour CPD program focusses on the importance of early intervention to limit the duration of acne and reduce the likelihood of physical and emotional scarring. Featuring two case studies, it examines guideline-driven approaches to acne assessment and management.


This educational activity was developed by MDBriefCase at the request, and with‚ÄĮfunding from Galderma.

DURATION

1 hr

PROFESSION

Physician

# OF CREDITS

2

ACCREDITATION

RACGP CPD Program

EXPIRY DATE

2022-09-23

Acne vulgaris affects more than 85% of Australian adolescents aged 16-18 and can have a profound effect on self-esteem, mood and psychological status.

This 1-hour CPD program focusses on the importance of early intervention to limit the duration of acne and reduce the likelihood of physical and emotional scarring. Featuring two case studies, it examines guideline-driven approaches to acne assessment and management.


This educational activity was developed by MDBriefCase at the request, and with‚ÄĮfunding from Galderma.

Faculty

Dr Jo-Ann See,
MBBS(Hons), FACD, Dermatologist

Dr Damian Flanagan,
MBBS, MWell, DipRACOG

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this continuing education program participants will be better able to:

  • Practice the timely management of acne to minimise the risk of scarring and reduce the psychological impacts of acne.
  • Apply knowledge about the multifactorial pathogenesis of acne and its different presentations to select the most appropriate management options.
  • Apply knowledge about the mode of action and adverse effects of acne treatments to select the safest, most appropriate treatments.
  • Counsel patients to improve compliance for optimal long-term outcomes.

Accreditation

This Active Learning Module has been approved by RACGP CPD Program for 2 CPD points.

Activity no. 220475

Members are able to claim CPD activity points for 2 points through 'Quick log' on their RACGP CPD Dashboard.

Cost of course:  
Free
# of credits: 2
Duration: 1 hr

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