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Dublin: Irish Skin Foundation Dermatology Study Day 2020

Dates: 21 March 2020 - 21 March 2020
Time(s): 9am - 3:20pm
Host: Irish Skin Foundation
Location: Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Arran Quay, Dublin 8
CPD: 1 external CPD points


The Irish Skin Foundation's (ISF) 5th annual Dermatology Study Day takes place on Saturday, 21st March in the Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Arran Quay, Dublin 8, from 9am – 3:20pm. 

Delegates can look forward to an interesting line up of expert speakers from the world of dermatology.

The 2020 programme is designed for hospital, community-based, GP practice, public health nurses, pharmacists and others involved in providing first-line management of skin conditions/diseases.

The programme will cover: Skin infections; Melanoma; Rosacea, acne and scarring; Psoriasis; Chronic itch; Blistering skin disorders; and Wound management.

The annual event provides an exciting opportunity to learn from the experts and bring new knowledge and skills back to the workplace.

Attendees will also get the opportunity to meet and talk during the event with exhibitors on new and innovative products on the market.

The 2020 programme includes:

Opening and welcome address,
Carmel Blake, Dermatology ANP at Tallaght University Hospital, ISF Helpline Clinical Manager

An overview of common skin infections
Dr Maeve McAleer, Consultant Dermatologist

Assessment and management of melanoma
Dr Shirley Potter Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon

"Does she need another joule?" Acne, rosacea and lasers
Dr Rosemary Coleman, Consultant Dermatologist

Up-to-date management and treatment of psoriasis
Prof Anne-Marie Tobin, Consultant Dermatologist

Chronic itch: causes and treatments
Dr Ian McDonald, Dermatology Specialist Registrar

Identifying and understanding blistering skin disorders
Sheila Ryan, Dermatology Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Practical approaches to wound management
Gillian O'Brien, Dermatology Advanced Nurse Practitioner

The ISF Dermatology Study Day 2020 promises to be an unmissable event, so we advise people to get their ticket well in advance to avoid disappointment.

Registration Fee: €75 including tea/coffee breaks and lunch.

CPD points from Irish College of General Practitioners (ICGP) and The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) approval is pending.

Tickets can be downloaded from Eventbrite:

For further Information on the Irish Skin Foundation please visit