Diagnosing New Presentations of Allergic Disease (RCGP Event)

Wednesday 25th September 2019

Course Information:

This is the seventh 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 practitioners with the skills and confidence necessary to diagnose and manage allergic disease in the community. This time we focus particularly on allergic disease (food allergy, asthma, rhinitis, and eczema) in children. 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:

  • Be able to manage wheeze in children
  • Be able to recognise and manage anaphylaxis
  • Be able to manage eczema in children
  • Understand how to optimise device usage to gain controlo of allergic disease
  • Understand the impact of food exclusion on growth

 

Topic Highlights:

  • Management of a wheezy child
  • Management of food allergy in children
  • Managing eczema in children

 

Who Should Attend?

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