Photodermatology Course for registrars
The Photodermatology Course for Registrars and newly appointed Consultants alternates each year between the Photobiology Unit, Department of Dermatology, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, Tayside, DD1 9SY and the Photobiology Unit, Department of Environmental Dermatology, St Thomas’ Hospital (notification of course venue and contact details is posted in the BPG Newsletter)
Distance learning course for nurses
A distance learning course for nurses in Phototherapies (45 CAT points Level 2) is available at the Dermatology Unit, Royal Gwent Hospital , Newport , South Wales . This diploma level module lasts for six months including a 5-day residential course. Further details can be obtained from website: www.dermatologynursing.co.uk
Phototherapist Training Courses at Royal Gwent Hospital, Newport
The residential training courses for phototherapies (UV-B, PUVA and PDT), started in the late 1990s, continue to run several times a year. The comprehensive syllabus covers basic dermatology, phototherapeutic techniques and protocols, UV physics, adverse event management, health & safety, and radiation protection. The faculty comprises experienced dermatologists, phototherapists and physicists, backed up by a unique computer-based self-learning program. This is the ideal basis for the Diploma-level nursing qualification offered by the University of Wales Hospital, Cardiff. More information from Vivienne.Watson@gwent.wales.nhs.uk
The presence of a course on this list does not imply accreditation or endorsement by the BPG.