Atopic Dermatitis Update – The Pharmacist’s Role in Optimizing Management of this Common Condition


1.5 hours



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Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a common condition seen in primary care. This condition can be effectively managed with both non-pharmacological and pharmacological treatment options. Through proper treatment and education, most patients with AD can reach their treatment goals.

This continuing education lesson is designed primarily for pharmacists and has been accredited by the Canadian Council on Continuing Education in Pharmacy (CCCEP) for 1.5 CEUs.


Kirk Barber, MD, FRCPC

Moe Abdallah, BSc., BScPhm., R. Ph.

Tom Smiley, BScPhm, PharmD, CTE

Upon completion of this continuing education program, participants will be better able to:

  1. Manage atopic dermatitis (AD) in pediatric patients
  2. Review the different non-pharmacological and pharmacological AD management options
  3. Determine strategies to individualize treatment for patients with AD
  4. Address parent/patient concerns regarding the adverse effects of AD treatment
  5. Discuss the management of adults with moderate AD

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