Description of this module

Skin Diseases

Skin Diseases


Objectives - With this training, the attendee should be able to:

  • Know the structure, physiology and functions of the skin;
  • Know the effects of aging and lesions on the skin;
  • Understand the importance of dermocosmetic advice in pharmacy;
  • Distinguish the main pathologies of the skin and understand its physiology;
  • Relate the functional abnormalities of the skin with their symptoms.


  • Module 1: Psoriasis and Follicular keratosis – 2 hours
  • Module 2: Atopic, Seborrheic and Contact Dermatitis – 2 hours
  • Module 3: Pigmentation anomalies and dischromias – 2 hours
  • Module 4: Acne, Hyperhidrosis and Vascular Anomalies – 2 hours
  • Module 5: Hair and Nails changes and Superficial Mycoses – 2 hours
  • Expositive methods (oral exposure of the contents);
  • Demonstrative methods (pictures and videos displayed);
  • Active methods (case studies discussion and constant interaction with participants to consolidate the learned ideas and contents).
  • Final evaluation of the knowledge acquired by the learner;
  • Evaluation of the trainer, the training session and the training provider.
  • This training aims to involve all health professionals: pharmacists, technicians and pharmacy assistants, nurses and assistants, managers and supervisors who exercise their activity in the field of the pharmacy.
  • This training includes material to support the learning and an attendance certificate.