Pharmacology of Skin Medications

Return to all Skin Problems and Disease sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Compare prescribing considerations for treatment of different skin conditions.
2. Differentiate classes of and uses for steroids.
3. Demonstrate proper application of these medications.
4. Identify conditions for which drug resistance has been noted and discuss treatment options.

Additional Information

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

Richard P. Usatine, MD, Professor, Family and Community Medicine Professor, Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery Medical Director, Skin Clinic University of Texas HSC, San Antonio

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

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