Drug and Cutaneous Reactions Study Day

Tuesday 3rd March 2020

The Allergy Academy are excited to announce the Drug Allergy and Cutaneous Reactions study day. This course will provide valuable guidance on how to investigate and manage drug reactions the impact on the health care service and how can this be improved. Common issues will be covered such as what are the differences between immediate and non-immediate reactions, what are the alternative antibiotics can be used in penicillin-allergic patients and how to de-label a penicillin allergy.


Learning Objectives include:

  • To recognise different mechanisms of drug allergy
  • To understand risks of topical product and drug allergen exposures
  • Involving multi-discipline healthcare professionals and network approach in drug allergy clinics
  • Lessons from hospital incidents

Topic Highlights include:

  • An overview of cutaneous reactions
  • When is it safe to 'treat through'
  • Considering a national strategy for removing diagnosis of suspected penicillin allergy
  • Characteristics of operative anaphylaxis
  • Update after NAP6 project