Dermatology Education Programmes for Healthcare Professionals

Are you involved in dermatology education for healthcare professionals?

This category recognises initiatives that deliver innovative education for healthcare professionals.

Entries should demonstrate clear, specific goals with outcomes that have been evaluated using appropriate baseline and follow-up measures. There should be evidence of innovation, along with details of implementation, methods, safety considerations, effectiveness, user feedback, cost efficiency and economic viability, as well as evidence of potential/demonstrable sustainability and dissemination.

This category recognises measurable initiatives for the educational needs of healthcare professionals (HCPs) that advance skills and knowledge to support the effective and efficient management of people with skin conditions.

Entries could include:

Shared learning opportunities and establishing GP champions

  • Prevention and early diagnosis of skin conditions
  • Specialist nurse/pharmacist education programmes
  • Digital and technology initiatives: should be UK or Ireland based (even if they are used globally)
  • Psychodermatology training and education programmes
  • Training modules for community pharmacists: e.g. five most common skin conditions
  • Development and implementation of patient involvement programmes
  • Regional/national teaching programmes for dermatologists.

Judging Criteria

Maximum score available

No of words per criteria

Summary: Provide background & brief overview of the initiative.

5

100

Innovation: Demonstrate evidence of innovation: what is new and different about your initiative, e.g. novel approaches, creative solutions to longstanding problems, bridging gaps in care etc.

15

150

Key Aims and methods of the initiative:

  • Describe the identified need for the initiative.
  • Organisation, stakeholders, planned time frames and milestones. Evidence of clear, specific goals and outcome measures including reasoning behind these. How did you put your plans into action?
  • Describe how the initiative was implemented and outline the procedures and tools you used to measure outcomes

10

200

Safety considerations: Risk assessment, clinical governance, ethics and any other safety considerations and how these were successfully addressed.

15

150

Effectiveness: Demonstrate the initiative’s effectiveness to illustrate efficiency improvement(s), how the initiative brought about change to support improved outcomes and what was the impact for people with skin conditions.

10

150

Cost efficiency and economic viability: Evidence of, and maximising quality health outcomes and minimising NHS costs, getting better value from the NHS budget.

10

100

Sustainability and evidence for sharing practice and dissemination: Describe how the project has been/will be disseminated.

15

150

User feedback: Evidence of support from a range of interested stakeholders, e.g. healthcare professionals and/or service users. Please include statements. Describe how feedback was collected and bias was minimised. Provide examples of service user feedback and explain how this is used.

This can be supplied via recordings (sound only or video).

10

Max 150

Unless supplied by recording

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  • KEY DATES
  • Open for entry: November 2021
  • Entry Deadline:
    25th March 2022
  • Judging day: 26 May 2022
  • Awards ceremony: 12 September 2022