Enhanced Verifiable CPD from the
University of Birmingham

Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid

Welcome to our in-depth course on Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid (MMP), a specialised training designed for dental professionals aiming to deepen their expertise in managing this rare autoimmune disorder.

MMP is characterised by chronic blistering and sores, primarily affecting the oral cavity and other mucous membranes. Its recognition and management in dental settings are very important, given the oral manifestations of the disease.

This comprehensive course offers an extensive overview of MMP, from its pathophysiology and clinical presentation to diagnostic approaches and management strategies. We look at the implications of MMP in dental care, emphasising the importance of early detection, appropriate referral, and collaborative care with medical professionals.

The course also addresses the challenges in treating MMP, including patient comfort and pain management, and the impact of the condition on oral health and quality of life.

Through a combination of theoretical knowledge and practical insights, our course equips dental professionals with the skills to identify and manage MMP effectively, enhancing their capacity to provide empathetic and informed care to patients with this complex condition. By completing this course, participants will not only expand their clinical acumen but also contribute to better patient outcomes in dental practice.

If you're not yet a member of Dentaljuce, we highly recommend you to join and gain access to our comprehensive course on population-based dental health and care.

This course, along with over 100 other CPD courses, is available for a single membership payment.

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The aim of the learning and teaching materials in this Dentaljuce course is to provide dental professionals with a comprehensive understanding of Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid, its diagnosis, management, and treatment options in order to enhance patient care and outcomes.

Course objective

  • to equip dental professionals with the knowledge to identify the signs, symptoms, and underlying pathophysiology of MMP in a clinical setting.
  • to train dental professionals in the appropriate diagnostic techniques, management strategies, and treatment options for patients with MMP.

Anticipated learning outcomes:

The learner will, with respect to the components that he or she has elected to study as listed below:
  • be able to describe the definition, classification, and prevalence of MMP, as well as its position within the broader spectrum of pemphigoid diseases.
  • understand the autoimmune reaction, basement membrane involvement, and the role of autoantibodies (IgG) and complement (C3) in the pathophysiology of MMP.
  • be able to recognize and differentiate the oral and extraoral manifestations of MMP, including desquamative gingivitis and other mucous membrane involvement.
  • be proficient in the diagnostic techniques for MMP, including the significance of Nikolsky's sign, auto-antibody testing, immunofluorescent analysis, and differential diagnosis.
  • be capable of implementing appropriate management strategies for MMP in dental practice, including conservative measures, pharmacological interventions, and surgical treatments, while recognizing and managing potential complications.
  • through achieving these outcomes, provide an improved level of service to their patients.

GDC Development Outcomes
This CPD will support the learner in meeting the following GDC Development Outcome(s): C.

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