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Live Webinar

The Eczema Equation: Burden of disease and challenges in management

Dr Caroline West and Dr Li Chuen-Wong lead an expert panel to discuss how health professionals can overcome challenges in improving quality of life for patients living with eczema.

young child with eczema

Join our expert panel on Tuesday 27th February to gain an up-to-date overview of eczema focusing on: 

  • Psychosocial impact and burden of disease.
  • Overview of eczema including challenging presentations.
  • Causes and triggers.
  • Common factors in treatment failure.
  • Upcoming QHUB eczema interventions and the eczema program.

Learning Objectives

  • Address the psychosocial impact and burden of eczema on patients and families. 
  • Discuss with the patient and carers common triggers and self management strategies to improve outcomes.
  • Identify individual concerns and address myths and misconceptions associated with topical corticosteroid use.
  • Agree on and implement a person centred action plan to improve eczema management.

More on the quality use of medicines 

QHUB is Medcast's new dedicated platform for education and resources that support safe and appropriate use of medicines. All educational activities are brought to you by the Quality Use of Medicines Alliance. 

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Funded by the Australian Government through the Quality Use of Diagnostics, Therapeutics and Pathology Program.

This webinar is formally accredited with RACGP and ACRRM. 

RACGP Activity ID: 788548

ACRRM Activity ID: 32781

Course Educators

Melanie Funk
Melanie Funk

Melanie Funk, a Human Resources professional, gained firsthand insight into the challenges of chronic eczema with the birth of her twin boys in 2009. This exper...

Dr Li-Chuen Wong
Dr Li-Chuen Wong

Li-Chuen MBBS (Hons), MM, DCH, FACD is a paediatric and adult dermatologist with 20 years experience. She is a VMO at The Children's Hospital at Westmead and He...

Natalie Tasker
Natalie Tasker

Natalie is an experienced paediatric hospital pharmacist, currently practicing in a tertiary hospital in Brisbane, QLD.  She has a Master of Clinical Medic...

Dr Caroline West
Dr Caroline West

Dr Caroline West is an experienced GP, media presenter, journalist and medical program developer. Caroline is the past president of the Australasian Society of ...

Dr John Rowlands
Dr John Rowlands

MBBS/BA (Medicine & Linguistics degrees, UWA), Fellow of the Royal Australian College of General Practice, International Diploma of Dermoscopy, Advanced Cli...


Live Webinar

Tuesday 27 February 2024

27/02/2024 7:30 pm (Sydney time)


1 Hour of CPD

Educational Activities: 1 hours

Areas Of Interest: Dermatology, Quality Use of Medicines


All Health Professionals

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