Evidence-Based Guide to Eczema Management in Primary Care - Mainpro+

Duration

1 hr

Profession

Physician

# of Credits

1.0

Accreditation

Mainpro+

Expiry Date

2020-04-26

Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic, relapsing, and remitting inflammatory skin disease characterized by erythema, edema, xerosis, erosions/excoriations, oozing and crusting, and lichenification, with pruritus as the hallmark of the condition

This Self-Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 1 Mainpro+ Credit. Cert+ Program ID#: 189718

Kirk Barber, MD, FRCPC

John Axler, MD, CCFP, FCFP

Chandi Chandrasena, MD, CCFP, FCFP

Sol Stern, MD, MCFP

Upon successful completion of this continuing education lesson, you will be better able to:

  1. Explore the pathophysiology, risk factors and patient impact of AD
  2. Review the diagnosis and management of three common clinical presentations of AD
  3. Examine the role of non-pharmacological interventions in the management of AD
  4. Customize the pharmacological treatment for a specific AD patient
  5. Develop an eczema care plan for a patient with AD


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