9 episodes

Our Podcasts are delivered to you by clinicians and academics at St John’s Institute of Dermatology and invited speakers. Our aim is to update you and share practical tips on how experts in their field diagnose and treat common dermatological conditions in our short episodes that you can easily listen to whilst on the go. Our podcasts are targeted at healthcare professionals including dermatology consultants, dermatology trainees, GPs and specialist nurses. Disclaimer: The information on our podcasts is based on the latest evidence and expert opinion at the time of recording. The information is for general purposes only and we cannot offer advice for specific patients. Equally, this information is geared towards healthcare professionals. Any member of the public or patients listening should not use this as advice to treat their own condition or others and should consult their own physician for any medical they may have.

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Our Podcasts are delivered to you by clinicians and academics at St John’s Institute of Dermatology and invited speakers. Our aim is to update you and share practical tips on how experts in their field diagnose and treat common dermatological conditions in our short episodes that you can easily listen to whilst on the go. Our podcasts are targeted at healthcare professionals including dermatology consultants, dermatology trainees, GPs and specialist nurses. Disclaimer: The information on our podcasts is based on the latest evidence and expert opinion at the time of recording. The information is for general purposes only and we cannot offer advice for specific patients. Equally, this information is geared towards healthcare professionals. Any member of the public or patients listening should not use this as advice to treat their own condition or others and should consult their own physician for any medical they may have.

    Episode 9: Paediatric Psychodermatology - Part 2: Management of children and young people with psychodermatology problems

    Episode 9: Paediatric Psychodermatology - Part 2: Management of children and young people with psychodermatology problems

    In this episode our host Dr Alison Sears speaks to Dr Susannah Baron and Dr Rukshana Ali about paediatric psychodermatology.
     
     We discuss… 
    ·      Compulsive hair pulling (trichotillomania) 
    ·      Medically unexplained skin signs  
    ·      Psychological tools/exercises 
    ·      Practical top tips 
    Please visit our website https://www.stjohnsdermacademy.com/podcasts for episode notes and references. 
     

    • 40 min
    Episode 8: Paediatric Psychodermatology - Part 1: An introduction and practical approach

    Episode 8: Paediatric Psychodermatology - Part 1: An introduction and practical approach

    In this episode our host Dr Alison Sears speaks to Dr Susannah Baron and Dr Rukshana Ali about paediatric psychodermatology.
     
     We discuss… 
    ·      What is psychodermatology? 
    ·      Ways of establishing rapport and communicating effectively with children/young people and their families.  
    ·      History taking in paediatric psychodermatology 
    ·      The importance of communication with parents around acceptance of a child as they are, if they have a skin condition which has a visible difference.  
    Please visit our website https://www.stjohnsdermacademy.com/podcasts for episode notes and references. 
     

    • 32 min
    Episode 7: Acne scarring - Part 2: Treating atrophic acne scars

    Episode 7: Acne scarring - Part 2: Treating atrophic acne scars

    In this episode we discuss…
     The indications, benefits and pitfalls of the following treatments for acne scaring:
    ·       Surgical procedures including subcision and punch excision
    ·       Procedures such as microneedling, chemical peels and soft tissue augmentation 
    ·       Ablative and non-ablative lasers

    Please visit our website https://www.stjohnsdermacademy.com/podcasts for episode notes and references. 

    • 34 min
    Episode 6: Acne scarring - Part 1: Introduction to atrophic acne scarring

    Episode 6: Acne scarring - Part 1: Introduction to atrophic acne scarring

    In this episode we discuss…
    ·       What causes acne scarring
    ·       When to treat 
    ·       How to assess patients 
    ·       Different types of atrophic acne scars

    Visit our website https://www.stjohnsdermacademy.com/podcasts for show notes and references. 

    • 17 min
    Episode 5: Cutaneous Sarcoidosis - Part 2: Screening for systemic involvement and treatment

    Episode 5: Cutaneous Sarcoidosis - Part 2: Screening for systemic involvement and treatment

    In this episode we discuss:
    · Screening questions and investigations to assess for the presence of systemic disease
    · Treatment of cutaneous sarcoidosis
    · Assessing disease response and monitoring

    • 23 min
    Episode 4: Cutaneous Sarcoidosis - Part 1: Definition, epidemiology and clinical features characterising cutaneous sarcoidosis

    Episode 4: Cutaneous Sarcoidosis - Part 1: Definition, epidemiology and clinical features characterising cutaneous sarcoidosis

    In this episode we discuss:
    · Definition, aetiology and epidemiology of cutaneous sarcoidosis
    · Clinical features that characterise cutaneous sarcoidosis
    · Diagnosis of cutaneous sarcoidosis

    • 18 min