How to Manage: Paediatric Allergy

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26 February 2018
8.45am - 5.00pm
RCPCH, London
Spaces available
Get practical updates on current epidemiology, NICE guidelines and the management of food allergy.
 
Led by experts in paediatric allergy, this course will feature case-based discussions on peanut, egg and milk allergy. You’ll have the chance to develop practical skills with workshops on anaphylaxis, topical treatments and skin prick testing, whilst also improving your knowledge of the NICE guidelines and quality standards for food allergy and anaphylaxis.
 
Fees

RCPCH members - Consultants - £190
RCPCH members - Trainees - £145
Non-RCPCH members - £220
SAS doctors, AHPs or Nurses - £145 

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Objectives & learning outcomes

By the end of this session delegates should:

• Be able to take an 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 with the use of example cases
• Develop a practical understanding of the treatment of eczema, anaphylaxis and the management of food allergy
• Be able to demonstrate the use of the common skin preparations for atopic eczema and the adrenaline auto injecting devices for anaphylaxis.

 

Audience

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.