Area:
Dermatology

Effective use of topical corticosteroids by primary care providers: There’s an app for that!

Organization:
Pennsylvania Academy of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery

There is an opportunity and an obligation to educate and inform primary care providers’ (PCPs’) use of topical corticosteroid (TCS), namely, choices of potency and volume. This proposal aims to develop and disseminate a point-of-care app with recommendations for TCS ingredient and volume, with recommendations based on evidence-based guidelines, site, treatment duration and body surface area.

Approval Date:
November 2015
Amount Awarded:
$109,710.00
Start Date:
01/05/2016
End Date:
01/04/2018
Status:
Complete
RFP:
Dermatologic Patient Access to Care
RFP ID:
2015DC1