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Eczema in children: management and advice for parents

Eczema in children: management and advice for parents

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Time to Complete

0.5 hours


January 23, 2017


December 1, 2017

Programme Description

Dr Graham Johnston provides a strategy for dealing with atopic dermatitis and child eczema including identification, advice for parents and management with emollients and other therapies.

This module, based on a presentation at MIMS Clinical Update 2016, is delivered in an audiovisual format. You can play the presentation at a time to suit you, pause and continue as needed. A CPD certificate is awarded for completing this module.

NB: Patient images presented at the conference are not available in this presentation

Educational Objectives

After taking this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Reflect on the diagnostic criteria for eczema
  • Be aware of the prevalence of eczema in different ethnic groups
  • Consider associations between food sensitivity and eczema
  • Advise patients on how long childhood eczema is likely to last
  • Reflect on the possible causes of recurrent infection in eczema
  • Reflect on management with emollients and other therapies including calcineurin inhibitors
  • Consider the role of allergy and environment in eczema
  • Faculty

    Expert speaker
    Dr Graham Johnston
    Senior lecturer and consultant dermatologist
    Leicester Royal Infirmary

    Test author
    Dr Ravi Ramanathan


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.5 learning credits (0.5 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required