Big Rashes in Small Patients: A Primer in Pediatric Dermatology

$35.00

Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• A certificate of completion
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience, for at least one year
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing

See below for the outline, speaker biography, and more.

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Description

Duration:
120 minutes including a Q&A

Includes:
• A certificate of completion
• The on-demand recording to watch at your convenience, for at least one year
• A handout in PDF format for viewing or self-printing

Objectives:
At the conclusion of this module, participants will be able to:
• Describe skin lesions using dermatology morphology terms.
• Understand the range of topical preparations used in management of pediatric skin disease.
• Recognize clinical features of common and distinct pediatric rashes
• Identify children who need to be instructed to seek care quickly for their skin problem.
• Provide recommendations for lifestyle modifications and skin care routines for patients with atopic dermatitis/eczema.

Description:
“What is that??” is not only a common refrain among parents but also of primary health care providers when faced with a rash.  Rashes and Eczema are one of the leading causes for office visits for children, where a confounding number of causes can be postulated.  Join Pediatric Dermatologist, Dr. Wingfield Rehmus for this much needed session on identifying childhood skin diseases, how to describe them in morphological terms, discuss the range of topical preparations and medication used to manage them, identify pediatric dermatology emergencies, and discuss a  range of solutions for atopic dermatitis/eczema.

Who Should Attend?:
• Nurses, Medical Interns, Nurse Practitioners, Pharmacists, Dietitians
• Pediatric Nurses; Nurses from mixed adult/pediatric units & Nurses who float to Peds
• Primary Care Nurses, Public Health Nurses, Community Health Nurses
• Nurses in Pediatric Rehab Settings
• Telehealth & Outpost Nurses
• Community and Hospital Pharmacists &  Dietitians

Dr. Wingfield Rehmus, MD, MPH
is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics and an associate member of the Department of Dermatology and Skin Science at UBC. She completed her medical school at Duke University; earned an MPH in International Health from Yale University; and, completed her dermatology training at Stanford University.  Upon the completion of her residency, she joined faculty at Stanford with a focus on clinical trials and became the co-director of the clinical trials unit. In 2006, she moved with her young family to the Republic of Palau where she worked for 2 years as a dermatologist and the head of strategic planning for the Bureau of Pubic Health.  After relocating to Vancouver, she began working at BC Children’s Hospital where she works with remote communities in BC and globally to help build effective responses to childhood skin problems and improve training for providers, in order to  decrease the stigma of skin disease and improve the lives of children with skin disease.