Practical Allergy for Nurses 2018

Friday 20th April 2018

Programme

09:00-09:30
Arrival & Registration
 Morning SessionChair: Roisin Fitzsimons
 
Session Title
Learning Outcomes
09:30-10:15
How do recent developments in allergy impact practice?
An overview of new research/evidence published in 2017 and applicability to practice
10:15-11:00
Evaluating Omalizumab for patients with Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria
 Setting up a CSU service, evidence, outcomes, patient experiences
11:00-11:15
Tea/Coffee
11:15-12:00
Are food challenges still the gold standard diagnosis for food allergy?
This session will provide an overview of diagnosis techniques and how they impact on diagnosis of food allergy
12:00-12:45Have we got asthma care right yet?What has happended in primary care to support implementation of NRAD recommendations?
12:45-14:00Lunch
 Afternoon SessionChair: Alia Boardman
14:00-14:45
Are we ready to use immunotherapy for the treatment of asthma?What are the new EAACI recommendations? What is the evidence? Will these be adopted for cliniical practice?
14:45-15:30
Selective nut eating, who is it right for?Pros and Cons of select nut eating, how do we select the patient, what advice do we give the family?
13:30-15:45
Tea/Coffee
15:45-16:30
Spare pens in schools - providing clarity or confusion?Implications of the new legislation, how do we roll this out, what does it mean for the school, service, GP and family?
16:30
Close of meeting