Requirements to achieve the levels towards the ESDaP Psychodermatology Diploma

Level 1 requirements:

  1. Attendance to 2 ESDaP courses
  2. Answering 15 multiple choice questions: the requirement will be 8/15
  3. Case presentation at each course:
    • Clinical presentation
    • Diagnostic and differential diagnostics
    • Treatment:
      • psychological
      • pharmacological
  1. Attendance to:
    1. 2 ESDaP subspecialty meetings
    2. Or 1 ESDaP and 1 APMNA or ADEPSI meeting
    3. Or 1 ESDaP meeting + 1 national meeting to be consulted prior acceptance
    4. Or 1 ESDaP Congress
    5. Or 1 publication as first author in the psychodermatology field
The course is open to dermatologists, psychologists, psychiatrists. Other professions should be evaluated on CV

Level 2 requirements:

  1. Attendance to 2 advanced courses
  2. Multiple Choice exam: 3 questions on each topic
  3. 3 Case presentations, written or 2 + 1 publication as first author
    1. Medical history
    2. Presenting complaints
    3. Social and family history, genogram
    4. Diagnostic:
      1. Dermatological
      2. Psychological
    1. Intervention
    2. Outcome
    3. Follow-up
  1. Attendance to:
    1. 2 more ESDaP subspecialty meetings
    2. Or 1 ESDaP and 1 APMNA or ADEPSI meeting
    3. Or 1 ESDaP meeting + 1 national meeting to be asked before for acceptance
    4. Or 1 ESDaP Congress
  1. Presentation at 1 ESDaP congress
  2. Role play with one the teachers
  3. Supervision 30 hours:
    1. Balint group
    2. Supervision with one of the teachers from the course
    3. with other supervisors on names and CV accepted
    4. Supervision by skype or facetime is also accepted on the same conditions
    5. These supervisions are appointed to an honorarium