Understanding the risks associated with topical corticosteroid use

This course is designed to support you to better understand the risks associated with topical corticosteroid use.

The Medicine Healthcare Regulatory Authority recently published an alert for all healthcare professionals aimed at raising awareness around the risks of using topical corticosteroids.

Learning objectives for this module include the following:

  • Learn about the differing potency of topical corticosteroids.
  • Find out about the rsisks associated with the long term or inappropriate use of topical corticosteroids.
  • Understnad how to spot an adverse effects associated with topical corticosteroid use.
  • Find out about strategies to minimise the risk in this patient group.

Complete the quiz at the end to receive a certificate of completion of this course.

Please read our CPD disclaimer before enrolling.

Please note that elements of this course have been shared under the Open Government license.

Course Information

Estimated Time: 15 minutes

Difficulty: Intermediate


Course Instructor

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