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E-module. Improving outcomes in atopic dermatitis

  • : Online

This interactive online module walks through a real patient case of a young woman with difficult-to-treat eczema. Find out what eventually worked, in the patient's own words. Also learn about:

  • Identifying psychological red flags
  • Strategies to address the itch-scratch cycle
  • Ways to promote adherence

Includes a quick quiz to test your topical corticosteroid knowledge.

Resources (developed in collaboration with the Australasian College of Dermatologists)

  • Written Eczema Action Plan - to aid patients in self-managing flares
  • Primary Care Treatment Algorithm - for managing active atopic dermatitis


Dr Melissa Oxlad is a clinical psychologist and lecturer at the University of Adelaide. A main area of research and clinical interest is the relationship between psychological and physical health: how people make sense of, adjust to, and live with chronic illness.
Dr Anita Sharma is a GP and an experienced educator of GP registrars, students and fellow GPs. She is a member of many advisory boards and committees including the Education Committee of the RACGP and the Australian Institute of Integrative Medicine. 

Dr Kate DeAmbrosis is an internationally published dermatologist and holds a master’s degree in public health. Atopic dermatitis is one of her special interests and she treats both adults and children with eczema.
RACGP 2 Cat 2 points  |   ACRRM 1 Core PDP point  |  RNZCGP 1 hour CME, 2/3 GPEP and CPD
A certificate of completion will be awarded to allow for self-reporting to other colleges and associations.


E-module. Improving outcomes in atopic dermatitis
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Dermatology, Generalist, Management, Psychological Medicine
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Non Profit Organisation
1 hour
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CPD Points
RACGP 2 Cat 2 points | ACRRM 1 Core PDP point | RNZCGP 1 hour CME, 2/3 GPEP and CPD
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