Online course for GPs and primary care health professionals to improve the diagnosis, treatment and management of patients presenting with skin infections.Skin infections are commonly seen in general practice. With ever increasing rates of antibiotic resistance, it is important for GPs to feel confident about making a diagnosis and to understand when antibiotic treatment is indicated. This module describes common presentations of bacterial, viral and fungal skin infections and outlines their management.
This course has been developed in partnership with Public Health England.
Start Skin Infections
Time to complete this course: 2 hours and 10 minutes
Date of publication: February 2015
Reviewed and updated: September 2021