What you need to know about itchy, red skin

The Pharmacy Guild has launched a new online course on eczema management.

The Itchy, Red Skin course covers:

  • The pathophysiology of eczema and dermatitis.
  • Management with non-prescription medications, including: indication, dosage and mechanism of action.

The course will provide pharmacists with a refresher on the appropriate use of topical corticosteroids, says Victorian branch president Anthony Tassone.

“Patients often require ongoing support with their eczema to deal with recurrence or flare-ups.