9th BASHH Genital Dermatology Course - 18 October 2019 - London

Date: 18 Oct 2019

Start time: 08:30AM

End time: 05:10PM

Venue: National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)

NCVO, Society Building

8 All Saints Street

London

N1 9RL

Cost: £ 160 approx - See details

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9th BASHH Genital Dermatology Course - 18 October 2019 - London

Topics

  • Other
  • Genitourinary Medicine
  • Basic Clinical Skills

This course organised by the Genital Dermatology Special Interest Group of the British Association of Sexual Health & HIV (BASHH) covers basic topics in Genital Dermatology. The course and offers choice of four practical workshops from which each delegate can choose two. Details of workshops are given below. Registration is online.

Aim of the course

 To equip participants with the basic knowledge and skills for the effective management of genital skin conditions.

 Audience

 This course will be useful to all clinicians dealing with genital dermatology conditions:

Consultants, Specialty Trainees, SAS doctors, GPs, Nurse Practitioners and Clinical Nurse Specialists in Genitourinary Medicine/Sexual & Reproductive Health, Gynaecology  & Urology.  Doctors and nurses training in Dermatology may also find this course interesting and useful.

Learning objectives

By the end of the course you should have gained the following knowledge and skills:

Knowledge

  • Understand the basic pathophysiology of the skin
  • Have knowledge of common genital skin conditions  and challenging cases
  • Be aware of the principles of  topical therapy
  • Understand the principles of genital skin biopsy

Skills

  • Be competent and feel comfortable performing a genital dermatological examination
  • Develop the skills necessary to perform a genital skin biopsy
  • Optimise care pathways for patients through improved links with local dermatology services

Programme

 

08.20

Registration / coffee and breakfast

Session 1:

Chair - Dr Sarah Edwards, Dr Komal Plaha

9.00

Welcome

Dr P N Sashidharan- Associate Specialist, Homerton University Hospital, London

9.10

Anatomy and basic pathophysiology of the skin
Dr Victoria Swale, Consultant Dermatologist, Royal Free Hospital, London

9.45

Genital dermatological examination
Dr Arucha Ekeowa-Anderson, Consultant Dermatologist, Whipscross University Hospital & Royal
London Hospital, London

10.20

Anogenital Psoriasis
Dr ClaireFuller, Consultant Dermatologist, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital , London

10.55

Coffee

Session 2:

Chair- Dr Christine Bates, Dr Georgina Morris

 11.20

Lichen Sclerosus, Lichen planus and Zoon’s balanitis in males (TBC)
Dr Tang Shim, Consultant Dermatologist, University Hospital of Coventry

 12.05

Lichen sclerosus and Lichen planus in females
Dr Fiona Lewis, Consultant Dermatologist, St John’s Institute of Dermatology, London and Heatherwood
& Wexham Park Hospital, Slough,

 12.50

 Lunch

Session 3:

Workshops - Delegates can choose 2 of the 4 workshops given below

1.

Basic techniques in genital dermatology
Dr Elizabeth Venner, Associate Specialist in Dermatology, Royal Cornwall NHS Trust

2.

Genital skin biopsy (TBC)
Dr Suchitra Chinthapalli-Consultant Dermatologist, Royal London Hospital, London

3.

Challenging vulval dermatological cases
Dr Fiona Lewis, Consultant Dermatologist, St John’s Institute of Dermatology, London and Heatherwood
& Wexham Park Hospital, Slough,

4.

Genital Eczema: case management approach and principles of topical treatment
Dr Julia Soo, Consultant Dermatologist, St Helier Hospital, Surrey /St George's Hospital, London

Session 4:

Chair - Dr Jill Pritchard, Dr Serish Basavaraj

 

16.05

Slide quiz: Challenging penile dermatological cases
Dr Tang Shim, Consultant Dermatologist, University Hospital of Coventry

 16.55

Summary and Feedback - Dr Sarah Edwards