What you get by completing this session

  • 22 mins of CPD

    A 31 minute video lecture with presentation slides, you can stop and start anytime you like!

  • Certificate of Completion

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What you'll learn in this expert session

This evidence-based presentation by Dr Jill Cargnello discusses the updates in acne management and treatment. Dr Cargnello outlines the types of acne and provides insight into the various pharmacological options available for the treatment of acne, their effective usages and potential side effects for patients/clients. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify the different types of acne 
  • Discuss pharmacological treatments of acne (OCP, Spironolactone, Isotretinoin and Photodynamic Therapy)
  • Outline the role of diet on acne
  • Describe the future of acne therapy and what potential treatments can be investigated 

About the Expert

Dr Jill Cargnello

Dr Jill Cargnello is a clinical dermatologist. She enjoys the challenges of all aspects of Dermatology but she has particular interest and expertise in managing hair disorders, skin cancer, acne and the ageing process. Dr Cargnello has over sixteen years of experience in using pulsed dye laser to treat vascular blemishes ranging from birthmarks to red sun damaged complexions and 532/1064 Q switched YAG laser to treat brown marks, discoloration of the skin and tattoos. More recently, she has trained with doctors in Australia and the USA to develop her skills with a CO2 Sublative Laser for skin resurfacing.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Video Lecture

    • Acne Management (22 mins of CPD)

    • Test your learning!