Intended for healthcare professionals

Teaching dermatology to medical students

Dermatological problems are common, but time for learning and teaching dermatology in undergraduate medical courses is limited. However, all medical students undertake attachments in primary care, which provide an ideal opportunity for learning dermatology. How might GPs optimise teaching so that medical students can acquire the skills of looking at, and not through, the skin?
Dermatology in practice 2007; 15(1): 4–6
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