This case is geared towards medical students and family medicine residents. Objectives:
- highlight the importance of developing electronic medical record systems which improve patient care and physician productivity in the office setting
- explore the differential diagnosis in presentations of skin pathology
- outline the epidemiology and mechanism of certain skin patholgies
- review the correct diagnostic steps and subsequent management of skin disease
Participant in the CHEC-CESC Virtual Patient Challenge 2012-2013.
This Virtual Patient Case was submitted as part of the CHEC-CESC Virtual Patient Challenge 2012 as part of the AFMC-Infoway Physician in Training e-Health Curriculum and e-Learning initiative.
The focus of the challenge is on virtual patients that incorporate the use of electronic health records (EHRs) and other aspects of e-health to improve patient care. Below you will find the submission requirements including e-Health topics that must be incorporated in the case design, and the pedagogical and instructional case design criteria.