Fungal skin infections: an overview (ITK OctNov 2019)

Accredited CPD
Group 2 

Provider: ITK
Author: Sara Shams

CPD Credits: 2


The article provides an overview of the clinical features, characteristics, topical and systemic treatments of common fungal skin infections.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, pharmacists should be able to:

  • Recognise the clinical features and characteristics of common fungal skin infections
  • Identify potential contributing factors to common fungal skin infections
  • Recognise the efficacy and appropriateness of topical treatments
  • Describe the place in therapy of systemic treatments
  • Recognise the role of community pharmacy in supporting patients experiencing fungal skin infections

The 2016 Competency Standards addressed by this activity include: 2.3, 3.1, 3.5, 3.6

Accreditation number:  G2019032   Accreditation expires: 1/10/21
This activity has been accredited for 1.0 hour of Group One CPD (or 1.0 CPD credit) suitable for inclusion in an individual pharmacist’s CPD plan, which may be converted to 1.0 hour of Group Two CPD (or 2.0 CPD credits) upon successful completion of the associated assessment activity.