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5 facts on Psoriasis you should know
Presenter : Dr. Ch’ng Chin Chwen
CPD Activity (1.0 credit)
About the Course
Psoriasis is a chronic, non-contagious, immune-mediated inflammatory skin disease that is often associated with systemic manifestations. Clinical presentations include erythematous scaly plaques, pain, pruritus, dystrophic nails, arthritis and even ocular involvement. The cause of disease remains unknown. It has a strong genetic component but environmental factors also play an important role in the presentation of this disease.

This educational activity is presented to facilitate learning and understanding of key points about a disease or disorder. There are no videos (lessons), only quizzes followed by answers and related explanations. The related explanation at the end of every question is part of the learning process. You may attempt as many times, but only the highest score will be captured. Happy Learning!.

This CPD course was created by the HealthPrez medical expert panel and its affiliates.
Participants must complete the quiz with a minimum score of 85% to obtain 1 CPD point. Upon successfully completing the course, kindly forward the e-certificate to MPS.

About the Presenter

Dr. Ch'ng Chin Chwen
  • Dermatology
Procedure Focus
  • Allergic Testing
  • Acne Extractions
  • Aesthetic Enhancement (Botulinum Toxin and Filler Injection)
  • Chemical Peeling
  • Cryosurgery
  • Dermatologic Skin and Nail Surgery
  • Electrosurgery
  • Intralesional Injections
  • Laser Treatment (Face & Body)
  • Scar Reduction Procedures
Condition Treated
  • Acne & Rosacea, Eczema and Allergy, Hair and Nail Disorder, Hyperhidrosis, Psoriasis, Scar & Keloids, Skin Growth and Cancer, Skin Infection, Skin Pigmentary Disorder, Urticaria & Angioedema
Memberships & Associations
  • Malaysian Medical Association (Life Member Since 2006)
  • Dermatological Society of Malaysia (Member Since 2015)
  • Debra Malaysia, (Honorary Treasurer Since 2013)
  • Academy of Medicine (Member Since 2016)
  • Dermatology Specialty Subcommittee for National Specialist Register Malaysia, (Member 2015-2018)
  • Malaysian Urticaria Expert Group (Advisor 2017)
  • Malaysian Clinical Practice Guideline for Management of Atopic Eczema (Development Group Member, 2016-2018
  • External Viva Examiner for MSc (Healthy Aging Medical Aesthetic and Regenerative Medicine) UCSI, 2017-2018
Postgraduate Clinical Training
  • Fellowship in Dermatologic Laser Surgery (Thai)
  • General Medicine Training, Ministry of Health, 2006-2008
  • Internal Medicine Training, Ministry of Health, 2008-2010
  • Clinical Dermatology, University Malaya, 2010-2011
  • Advanced Master In Dermatology, University Kebangsaan Malaysia, 2011-2014
  • Fellowship In Dermatologic Laser Surgery, Mahidol University, 2017
  • Alumni Association of King Edward VII College of Medicine and The Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Malaya and Singapore, 2006
  • Book Prize from Malaysian General Medical College, 2006
  • Gold Medal of Dr S.G Rajahram, UM; Gold Medal and Book Prize from Penang Medical Practitioners Society; Overall Outstanding Medical Student of The Year, University Malaya, 2006
Medical School
  • University Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Main Hospital
  • Subang Jaya Medical Centre – SJMC