Eczema and Atopic Dermatitis

Return to all Skin Problems and Disease sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Compare symptomatology of the different types of eczema and dermatitis.
2. Counsel patients on lifestyle modifications to control flare-ups and triggers for atopic dermatitis and contact dermatitis.
3. Recognize when patients require patch testing to confirm or rule out allergic contact dermatitis.
4. Create a disease management strategy for patients with eczema and dermatitis based on the type and severity of the condition.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
10/20/2017

Jonathan Karnes, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine, Maine Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency, MDFMR Dermatology Services

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
10/20/2017
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