Managing Risk, Allergens and Wheeze for School Aged Children (An RCGP Event)

Wednesday 11th 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
  • Develop an understanding in the management of rhinitis
  • Able to identify important skin signs in children
  • Understand how to optimise device usage to gain controlo of allergic disease
  • Gain confidence in emollient application and use of adrenaline auto-injector device


Topic Highlights:

  • Management of a wheezy child
  • Management of rhinitis
  • Management of food allergy in children
  • Managing aero-allergins in school age children


Who Should Attend?

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