CPD module: Eczema and dermatitis



After completing this module, you should be more aware of:


  • The interchangeability of the terms ‘eczema’ and ‘dermatitis.'
  • The various types of eczema.
  • Various biochemical pathways and physiology causing the symptoms of eczema.
  • Changes in the commensal flora of the skin associated with eczema.
  • Approaches to diagnosis.
  • Key features of seborrhoeic, discoid, pompholyx, asteatotic and varicose eczema.
  • Treatment recommendations for eczema.
  • Managing complications of eczema, especially infection.
  • NHS England prescribing recommendations for emollients.

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