What you get by completing this session

  • 40 mins of CPD

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What you'll learn in this expert session

Atopic dermatitis is a common condition. In this talk, practical advice on the prevention and management of atopic dermatitis in babies and children will be presented. The risks and benefits of topical corticosteroids and calcineurin receptor antagonists will be covered in detail, along with ways in which to maximise benefit. The presentation will cover the science of treatment and the art of inspiring children and parents to comply.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognise the clinical features of atopic dermatitis and be able to distinguish it from other common childhood skin disorders
  • Identify aggravating factors 
  • Understand strategies for settling inflammation 
  • Discuss prevention methods

About the Expert

Dr Anne Halbert

Anne Halbert graduated in medicine with Honours from the University of Western Australia in 1987. After training in dermatology in Perth, she was awarded the Florence Bequest to undertake a fellowship in Paediatric Dermatology in Denver, Colorado. On returning to Perth in 1995 she commenced private practice and sessional work at Princess Margaret Hospital for Children, serving as Head of Department for 17 years. She has special interest in difficult atopic dermatitis, genetic skin disorders and vascular malformations.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    How to complete this course

    • Instructions

  • 2

    Managing Eczema - Practical Advice

    • Summary and learning objectives

    • Video presentation (30 mins)

    • Quiz: test your learning (10 mins)

  • 3

    Document your CPD here

    • CPD Documentation and Reflection Activity Tool

  • 4


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