Allergy Across the Ages (RCGP Event)

Wednesday 24th June 2020

Course information:

This is the eleventh in our series of joint study days hosted by the Allergy Academy and the Royal College of General Practitioners. Our aim is to equip healthcare practioners with the skills and confidence necessary to diagnose and manage allergic disease in the communicty across children and adult patients.

This time we focus particularly on distinct presentations which are especially relevant to adult patients (such as suspected drug and venom allerg presentations) and paediatric presentations (milk allergy and wheezing). This day is particularly targeted towards doctors and nurses working in the primary care setting, but any interested healthcare professionals are welcome to attend.

Learning objectives:

  • Develop a safe approach to presentations of suspected drug allergy
  • Recognise and manage venom allergy
  • Be able to manage wheeze in children
  • Develop an understanding in the management of rhinitis

 Topic highlights:

  • Drug allergy management
  • Distinguishing milk allergy from other common conditions
  • Management of a wheezy child
  • Management of rhinitis

 Who should attend?

  • General practitioners
  • GP registrars
  • Foundation doctors
  • Paediatricians
  • Practice Nurses
  • Community Nurses
  • School Nurses
  • Health Visitors