Association of Pharmacy
Technicians UK (APTUK)
The Professional Leadership Body for Pharmacy Technicians

Dry skin and eczema


Managing eczema symptoms

Atopic eczema cannot be cured, but there are ways in which people can keep their problematic skin under control. Pharmacy teams can be on hand to discuss the many management and treatments options available and offer them reassuring support.

Learning objectives

  • Understand how the skin cells are affected when someone has eczema
  • Be aware of the wider impact that having eczema can have on a person’s psychological wellbeing
  • Recognise triggers and how they can influence the severity of symptoms
  • Be able to advise on the appropriate management options to suit an individual

Originally Published by Training Matters

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