About This Course

This is an interactive course designed to teach the basics of dermoscopy to healthcare professionals (dermatologists, general practitioners, nurses). It has been designed for people with little to no experience with dermoscopy. This course should take you 60 minutes to complete.

This course has a 2-year expiry date of 10th October 2025. If you complete this course after its expiry date, please double check all claims in this course with up-to-date, peer-reviewed information, as the diagnostic or treatment landscape may have changed.

CME/CPD Information

This course has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (UEMS-EACCME®) with 1 European CME credit (ECMEC®).

This accreditation certifies the quality and relevance of the educational content.

Through an agreement between the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) and the American Medical Association (AMA), physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • explain what dermoscopy is and what it is used for.

  • summarise the different types of dermatoscopes.

  • outline simple ways to ensure the best possible dermoscopy photographs.

  • describe simple lesions from dermoscopy photographs.

Expert Faculty

Course Curriculum

    1. Welcome to the Course

    2. Learning Objectives

    3. Expert Faculty and Disclosures

    1. Precourse Quiz

    2. Precourse Quiz

    1. 1: What Is a Scope?

    2. 2: Choosing a Scope

    3. 3: Getting Good Photos and Sending them for Teledermatology

    4. 4: Common Lesions (Benign)

    5. 5: Lesions of Concern

    1. Postcourse Quiz

    2. Postcourse Quiz

    1. Conclusions

    2. Take-Home Messages

    3. Course Feedback Survey

About this course

  • Free
  • 15 lessons
  • 0 hours of video content

This independent medical education eLearning program has been produced by Karger medical publishers in partnership with the Primary Care Dermatology Society.

This Independent Medical Education eLearning program has been sponsored by Almirall and that Almirall has had no influence or editing control over the content.