Atopic Dermatitis: The new frontier

Speciality Classification
Dermatology
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
1 hour

Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a chronic, pruritic, inflammatory skin disease characterised primarily by a cutaneous barrier deficiency and mediated by cutaneous inflammation. The disease has a significant negative impact on patients’ mental and physical functioning, especially due to its chronic, unremitting time course and associated sleep deprivation from pruritus.

This module highlights recent progress in the understanding of the inflammatory pathways involved in AD impacting on treatment of the severe presentations of this condition.

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognise and treats AD as a chronic disease that has a considerable negative impact on the quality of life of patients and their families
  • Gain knowledge of the various topical therapies, and selects an optimal treatment plan for the patient
  • Develop an understanding of the immune pathogenesis of AD, including the role of T helper cells and the inflammatory pathways involved and new targeted immunotherapies
  • Provider name

    Medical Journal of Australia

    Provider number

    N/A

    Type

    Reading: journal; textbook; book; literature review

    Duration

    1h : 0m

    CPD Points/Hours

    MBA: 1h : 0m

    Topic

    Dermatology

    Audience

    Medical Practitioner, Medical Student, Doctor-in-Training, Non-Vocationally Registered, Nurse / Midwife, Pharmacist, Researcher, Retired, Specialist - Other, Specialist General Practitioner

    Type
    Books / Learning Materials
    Delivery
    Online
    Title
    Atopic Dermatitis: The new frontier
    Speciality Classification
    Dermatology
    Interest Areas / Topics Covered
    Chronic Conditions and Disease Management, Dermatology, Pathology
    Location
    ONLINE
    Provider Type
    Education Provider
    Duration
    1 hour
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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