Capacity Building / Therapeutic education

Capacity Building is pivotal in the management of patients with atopic dermatitis. Various methods have been tested, some have been validated by randomized clinical trials.

Online publications

Therapeutic education in atopic dermatitis:
A position paper from the International Eczema Council, (OPENED) task force.

Lawrence F. Eichenfield, Ayan Kusari, Allison M. Han, Sébastien Barbarot, Mette Deleuran, Peter Lio, Danielle Marcoux, Audrey Nosbaum, Jean-Francois Stalder
JAAD International
Volume 3, June 2021, Pages 8-13 ➜ PDF

Pharmacist recommendations regarding topical steroid use may contradict the standard of care in atopic dermatitis: An international, cross-sectional study, (OPENED) task force.

John C. Su, Nikolay Murashkin, Andreas Wollenberg, Åke Svensson, Pavel Chernyshov, Peter Lio, Dedee Murell, Audrey Nosbaum, Sébastien Faure, Sophie Mery, Jean-François Stalder
Research letter at JAAD International
Volume 4, September 2021, Pages 13-14 ➜ PDF

A position paper on the management of itch and pain in atopic dermatitis from the International Society of Atopic Dermatitis (ISAD)/Oriented Patient-Education Network in Dermatology (OPENED) task force

L. Misery, A. Belloni Fortina, M. El Hachem, P. Chernyshov, L. von Kobyletzki, A. Heratizadeh, D. Marcoux, V. Aoki, M.C. Zaniboni, J.-F. Stalder, L.F. Eichenfield
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol.
doi: 10.1111/jdv.16916

OPENED dermatology

The ISAD is proud to have a very active international group named OPENED dermatology, created by Prof Jean-François STALDER (Nantes, FR), which is since 2018 the official task force of the Society for Therapeutic Education.

ISAD Opened Task Force

This group benefits of the generous support of the Corporate Foundation of Pierre Fabre Eczema Foundation, and the documents for patients and caregivers are available on the following website in eleven languages.

Sub-Saharan Africa Initiative