How to manage: Paediatric Allergy

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20 April 2015
9.00 - 5.00
RCPCH, London
Spaces available

RCPCH Trainees: £175
RCPCH Consultants: £200
Non-members: £225

 

We also offer a reduced rate for SAS doctors who are members of the RCPCH, please contact the events team on events@rcpch.ac.uk or 0207 092 6106 for further details including how to book.

 

This course uses the online booking system for trainees, consultants and non members. Please note you will be prompted to sign in or create an account before you are taken to the online booking form.

 

 

 

Forming part of the How to manage series this practical course will feature updates on current epidemiology, NICE guidelines and how to take an allergy focussed history, case based discussions on peanut, egg and milk allergy with subject matter experts and practical workshops on anaphylaxis, topical treatments and skin prick testing.

Designed for a wide audience but will be of particular interest for general or community paediatric trainees who are developing a special interest in allergy and for consultant paediatricians who are already seeing cases within their practice and/or managing allergy clinics.

Chaired by leading allergy experts:
Dr Mich Lajeunesse, Consultant in Paediatric Allergy, Southampton General Hospital
Dr Trevor Brown, Consultant in Paediatric Allergy, The Ulster Hospital

Objectives & learning outcomes

By the end of the day the participants should be able to:

  • Be able to take allergy focused history
  • Understand the value and shortcomings of allergy testing in relation to history
  • Be able to outline a management plan for treatment of food allergy
  • Demonstrate the use of common devices for treatment of allergy including skin prick testing and anaphylaxis
Audience

Paediatric Trainees, SAS doctors and newly qualified consultants.