Advanced Medical Dermatology for Non- Dermatologists 2016

The South Infirmary Victoria University Hospital & Dermcloud are pleased to announce:

A 6 week interactive web-based course on Advanced Medical Dermatology.


Target participants:

General practitioners, paediatricians, physicians, NCHDs (limited to 50 participants per course)

Cost: €250

CPD: 9 hours external CPD

Register at


Session 1 –  20th September

Dr. Michelle Murphy & Dr. Mary Bennett
What’s New In Dermatology Therapeutics?

Update On New Therapeutic Options in Acne, Rosacea, Actinic Keratoses, Urticaria, Infantile Haemangiomas, Cellulitis etc.


Session 2 – 27th September

Prof. J O’B Hourihane

Prevention of Allergy – What’s New & What Should We be Telling Our Patients.


Ms. Breeda Bourke

Devising a Practical Management Plan For The Child With Eczema.


Session 3 – 4th October

Dr. David de Berker

Common Nail Problems in Primary Care.


Session 4 – 11th October

Prof. Brian Kirby

Psoriasis – An Overview of Aetiology, Co-Morbidities & Treatment.

Hidradenitis Suppurativa – 2016 Update.


Session 5 – 18th October

Dr. Michelle Murphy

Recognising & Managing Vulval Dermatoses in Adults & Children.


Session 6 – 25th October

Dr. Andrew Carmichael

Itch – Diagnosis, Investigations & Management.



  1. Contact time

6 X 90 minute sessions – online interactive webinar with participants able to type in questions in real time. 60 minutes – lecture; 30 minutes – 6 case studies submitted by participants.


  1. Supporting materials

Each lecture will be supported by 3-4 papers – priority will be given to any clinical guidelines available on the subject. The American Academy of Dermatology clinical lectures will also be linked for easy access to online photographs of clinical conditions.


  1. Case Studies

Participants are encouraged to email anonymised photographs & case histories to the course organisors for discussion prior to each weeks lecture.



Course Organisers

Dr Michelle Murphy, Consultant Dermatologist

Dr Mary Bennett, Consultant Dermatologist

Dr Dmitri Wall, Dermatology SpR



Additional Faculty

Prof Brian Kirby, Consultant Dermatologist, St Vincents Hospital & UCD.

Dr. David de Berker, Consultant Dermatologist & Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at Bristol Dermatology Centre, Bristol Royal Infirmary, Bristol.

Prof J O’B Hourihane, Professor of Paediatrics & Child Health Cork University Hospital Cork.

Ms. Breeda Bourke, Dermatology Clinical Nurse Specialist, SIVUH, Cork.

Dr. Andrew Carmichael, Consultant Dermatologist, James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough & Honorary Clinical Lecturer Dermatology, University Newcastle upon Tyne.