Learning module: Psoriasis

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Goals and objectives

The purpose of this module is to help medical students develop a clinical approach to the evaluation and initial management of patients who present with psoriasis.

After completing this module, the learner should be able to:
  • Identify and describe the morphology of psoriasis.
  • Describe associated triggers or risk factors for psoriasis.
  • Describe the clinical features of psoriatic arthritis.
  • List the basic principles in the treatment of psoriasis.
  • Discuss the emotional and psychosocial effects of psoriasis on patients.
  • Determine when to refer a patient with psoriasis to a dermatologist.

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